The Influences Behind the Rolling Stones

The Influences Behind the Rolling Stones


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The Influences Behind the Rolling Stones

The roots of the Rolling Stones have hardly been secrets. Drawing on a love of Chess Records, Chicago blues, Motown, bayou swamp blues, R&B, and early rock & roll, the Stones initially mimicked, and then later refined, re-formed, and reinvented their influences until they were arguably the greatest touring rock & roll band on the planet. So nothing on this compilation of songs the Stones have covered, played live or otherwise drawn from, should come as much of a surprise to anyone. Chuck Berry is here ("Come On"), and so is Howlin' Wolf ("The Red Rooster"), Sim Harpo ("I'm a King Bee"), Bo Diddley ("Walkin' and Talkin'"), Muddy Waters ("Mannish Boy"), Jimmy Reed ("Honest I Do"), Little Richard ("The Girl Can't Help It"), Buddy Holly ("Not Fade Away"), and a host of other old blues and rock & roll pioneers. It adds up to a pretty nice playlist full of absolute classic tracks that one doesn't have to use the Rolling Stones connection to enjoy.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/22/2012
Label: Ais
UPC: 8436542010597
catalogNumber: 4201059
Rank: 119795

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Technical Credits

Willie Dixon   Composer
Jimmy Reed   Composer
Chuck Berry   Composer
Benny Spellman   Composer
Bobby Troup   Composer
Jerry Leiber   Composer
Fats Domino   Composer
Ellas McDaniel   Composer
McKinley Morganfield   Composer
B. Russell   Composer
Mike Stoller   Composer
L. Williams   Composer
C. Willis   Composer
E. Abner   Composer
N. Petty   Composer
A. Lewis   Composer
R. McCoy   Composer
K. Owens   Composer
D. Hawkins   Composer
J. Dupree   Composer
Roger Garfunki   Memorabilia,Photo Courtesy
James Garro   Memorabilia,Photo Courtesy
Gary Blailock   Liner Notes
Alvin Miller   Memorabilia,Photo Courtesy
Santi Comelles   Memorabilia,Photo Courtesy
Dave Mathis   Memorabilia,Photo Courtesy
J. Burton   Composer
Frank Owens   Memorabilia,Photo Courtesy
Kenny Crewe   Memorabilia,Photo Courtesy

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