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Let It Bleed (Remastered)

Let It Bleed (Remastered)

by The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones
Let It Bleed (Remastered)

Let It Bleed (Remastered)

by The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones

CD(Dutch Import)



Mostly recorded without Brian Jones -- who died several months before its release (although he does play on two tracks) and was replaced by Mick Taylor (who also plays on just two songs) -- this extends the rock and blues feel of Beggars Banquet into slightly harder-rocking, more demonically sexual territory. The Stones were never as consistent on album as their main rivals, the Beatles, and Let It Bleed suffers from some rather perfunctory tracks, like "Monkey Man" and a countrified remake of the classic "Honky Tonk Woman" (here titled "Country Honk"). Yet some of the songs are among their very best, especially "Gimme Shelter," with its shimmering guitar lines and apocalyptic lyrics; the harmonica-driven "Midnight Rambler"; the druggy party ambience of the title track; and the stunning "You Can't Always Get What You Want," which was the Stones' "Hey Jude" of sorts, with its epic structure, horns, philosophical lyrics, and swelling choral vocals. "You Got the Silver" (Keith Richards' first lead vocal) and Robert Johnson's "Love in Vain," by contrast, were as close to the roots of acoustic down-home blues as the Stones ever got.

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Product Details

Release Date: 08/22/2006
Label: Imports
UPC: 0042288233220
catalogNumber: 635288
Rank: 47376


  1. Gimme Shelter
  2. Love in Vain
  3. Country Honk
  4. Live With Me
  5. Let It Bleed
  6. Midnight Rambler
  7. You Got the Silver
  8. Monkey Man
  9. You Can't Always Get What You Want

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Rolling Stones   Primary Artist
Ry Cooder   Mandolin
Mick Jagger   Guitar,Harmonica,Harp,Keyboards,Vocals
Kooper   Organ,Piano,Horn,French Horn,Keyboards
Leon Russell   Piano
Mick Taylor   Guitar,Vocals,Slide Guitar
Charlie Watts   Drums
Madeline Bell   Vocals,Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Nicky Hopkins   Organ,Piano,Keyboards
Jack Nitzsche   Percussion,Keyboards
Doris Troy   Vocals,Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Bill Wyman   Synthesizer,Bass,Autoharp,Harp,Keyboards,Vocals,Vibes
Brian Jones   Guitar,Percussion,Autoharp,Harp,Keyboards,Vocals
Jimmy Miller   Percussion,Drums,Tambourine
Byron Berline   Fiddle,Violin
Merry Clayton   Vocals,Background Vocals
Kwasi "Rocky" Dzidzornu   Percussion
Bobby Keys   Horn,Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
London Bach Choir   Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Nanette Newman   Vocals,Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Keith Richards   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Keyboards,Vocals
Ian Stewart   Piano,Keyboards
Rocky Dijon   Percussion

Technical Credits

Leon Russell   Horn Arrangements
Jack Nitzsche   Arranger,Choir Arrangement
Jimmy Miller   Producer
Jack Byrne   Tape Archivist
Glyn Johns   Engineer
Robert Johnson   Composer
Iris Keitel   Repackaging Art Direction
Mick McKenna   Tape Archivist
Steve Rosenthal   Archives Coordinator
Gus Skinas   Engineer
Alisa Ritz   Repackaging Art Direction
Lenne Allik   Concept
Nicole Monea   Design Production Assistant

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