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Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Keith Richards Lead Vocals Playlist

When the mercury climbs above ninety-five strange notions enter the mind. Yesterday in a fever I was compelled to assemble a playlist of all the Rolling Stones songs with Keith Richards lead vocals. Research proceeded slowly until I finally crafted the magic search spell. I'm indebted to one Jan Wolfer from a German Rolling Stones message board for providing an annotated, chronological list of Sir Keef's lead vocal contributions. [looks that list is since been toasted. ed.]

Song quality pretty closely parallels the rise and slow gradual decline of the Rolling Stones recorded output. See how deep into the list you can make it!

Gee-whiz thought for the day: This August the Rolling Stones will play two highly publicized shows at Fenway Park. My non-guaranteed research shows the band first played in Boston at the Gardens in November 1965, nearly forty years ago. In the summer of 1966 they played the Manning Bowl in lovely Lynn, MA (thanks to frayed.org for the tour dates).

Keith Richards Lead Vocal

01 You Got The Silver - Let It Bleed
02 Happy - Exile On Main Street
03 Coming Down Again - Goats Head Soup
04 Before They Make Me Run - Some Girls
05 All About You - Emotional Rescue
06 Little T&A - Tattoo You
07 Wanna Hold You - Undercover
08 Too Rude - Dirty Work
09 Sleep Tonight - Dirty Work
10 Can't Be Seen - Steel Wheels
11 Slipping Away - Steel Wheels
12 The Worst - Voodoo Lounge
13 Thru And Thru - Voodoo Lounge
14 You Don't Have To Mean It - Bridges to Babylon
15 Thief In The Night - Bridges to Babylon
16 How Can I Stop - Bridges To Babylon - Wayne Shorter sax coda
17 Losing My Touch - Forty Licks


Blogger Robert 0f The Radish said...

Great. Great. Great. A truly valuble playlist you researched here! Can I post it on the Radish with a link back?

6/08/2005 9:40 PM

Blogger J Shifty said...

Hey Robert. We here at R&S labs heartily endorse the widest dissemination of our research findings. Go right ahead.

6/09/2005 8:24 AM

Anonymous Cathy J said...

Great list!! Much Thanks.

Keith also does the lead intro vocals for "Salt of the Earth".

11/11/2009 5:29 PM


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