View Poll Results: Best Rolling Stones single

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  • "Time Is on My Side"

    0 0%
  • "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"

    3 7.69%
  • "Get Off of My Cloud"

    0 0%
  • "Paint It, Black"

    11 28.21%
  • "Ruby Tuesday"

    3 7.69%
  • "Jumpin' Jack Flash"

    4 10.26%
  • "Street Fighting Man"

    2 5.13%
  • "Honky Tonk Women"

    1 2.56%
  • "Sympathy for the Devil"

    12 30.77%
  • Other

    3 7.69%
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    Default Best Stones single

    I'm bored, too. ABKCO era.
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    Default Re: Best Stones single

    There are only 4 possible correct answers from that list.
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    Default Re: Best Stones single

    I voted "Paint it Black."
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    I was born in a crossfire hurricane
    And I howled at my ma in the driving rain
    Idol snake, get out of that skin.

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    Ruby Tuesday dogs. How cum Let it be wasn't on the list?

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    The 4 are, "Satisfaction", "Paint It Black", "Jumpin Jack Flash", and "Sympathy for the Devil". I voted for Sympathy for the Devil. Pleased to meet you, hope you guess my name.
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    Default Re: Best Stones single

    I have a personal affection for "You Can't Always Get What You Want," but I would feel pretty solid voting for either "Jumping Jack Flash" or "Sympathy for the Devil" from this list.

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    Yeah Mitch that counts as ABKCO era. what gives dude.
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    It came down to "You Can't Always Get What You Want," "Sympathy for the Devil," and "other" for the last two choices. There's no correct way of handling that.
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    So the best song wasn't a single. Who would not have put Gimme Shelter out as a single when you had a song that strong?
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    Of those four I go Jumping Jack Flash. I love that riff so much, even though the solo on Sympathy is incredible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    So the best song wasn't a single. Who would not have put Gimme Shelter out as a single when you had a song that strong?
    Truth. My favorite Stones song as well.
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    OP, you should've included some videos because there are a lot of great ones on the web.
    Idol snake, get out of that skin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    Of those four I go Jumping Jack Flash. I love that riff so much, even though the solo on Sympathy is incredible.
    It's almost damn near impossible to sit still during this song. I've gotta shake!
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    I'm shocked. CR****

    Over 7 Million Times

    Yesterday - The Beatles

    Never My Love - The Association

    Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding

    Stand By Me - Ben E. King

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    Quote Originally Posted by canexplain View Post
    I'm shocked. CR****

    Over 7 Million Times

    Yesterday - The Beatles

    Never My Love - The Association

    Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding

    Stand By Me - Ben E. King
    What?
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    mOST PLAYED OR REQUESTED SONGS... i ALWAYRS THOUGH sSTIFACION WAS ONE OF THEM CR******

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    Default Re: Best Stones single

    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    So the best song wasn't a single. Who would not have put Gimme Shelter out as a single when you had a song that strong?
    Quote Originally Posted by Miroir Noir View Post
    Truth. My favorite Stones song as well.
    Agreed. Between the intro guitar weave, Mary Clayton, and the loose-but-tight way the song hangs together throughout, it's a fucking masterpiece. One of many.

    BUT IT WASN'T A SINGLE SO DEAL WITH IT BRYAN.
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    Default Re: Best Stones single

    I voted Paint it Black, but I do love Time is on my side.

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    Anastasia screamed in vain.
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    Under My Thumb just to be difficult ..... cr****

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    Default Re: Best Stones single

    Or Hey You Get Off My cloud is a good pick cr****

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    Default Re: Best Stones single

    jumpin jack flash

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    Alright, since there's a legit reason for "Gimme Shelter" not being included, I'll give it to "Sympathy For The Devil."
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    Tumbling Dice = Best Stones song of all time

    Had to vote Other.
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    Default Re: Best Stones single

    I don't think "Tumbling Dice" is in the ABKCO era? If so, i'd vote that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by buddy View Post
    I don't think "Tumbling Dice" is in the ABKCO era? If so, i'd vote that.

    When I clicked on Mitch's link, it was on the list.
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    In that case I vote Honky Tonk Woman b/w You Can't Always Get What You Want
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    Default Re: Best Stones single

    Mitch's link lists all the RS albums.

    By "ABKCO-era" I thought Mitch basically meant singles that showed up on one of the Hot Rocks compilations. Since the Stones' actual record label in the 60s was Decca and/or London
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    Default Re: Best Stones single

    Essentially, yes, the '60s, pre-Rolling Stones Records stuff. More this than Hot Rocks, but I guess neither of those comps is actually spot-on because they include singles from Sticky Fingers at the end.

    I forget that for these early albums, ABKCO and Virgin weren't the original labels.
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