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England's Newest Hit Makers

England's Newest Hit Makers (1964)

Album Info

Released: 30 May 1964
Recorded: 3 January - 25 February 1964
Genre: R&B, Rock & Roll
Length: 32:52
Label: London
Producer: Eric Easton, Andrew Loog Oldham
"Contains a large amount of great covers of R&B classics."

History and recording

The album was recorded over only five days at Regent Sound Studios in London, through January and February of 1964. It was produced by the managers at the time, Eric Easton and Andrew Loog Oldham.

Release and aftermath

The album did not perform as well as expected in the US charts (it was not released in the UK), and is the only Stones American album which has failed to reach the top five in the US Billboard album chart.

Cover

The cover was photographed by Nicholas Wright.

Chart Performance

The album reached only #11 in the US Billboard chart (it was not released in the UK). However, it reached #1 in the Australian album chart where it remained for three weeks.

Personnel

The Rolling Stones
Mick Jagger - lead vocals, backing vocals, harmonica, percussion
Brian Jones - guitar, harmonica, percussion, backing vocals
Keith Richards - guitar, backing vocals
Charlie Watts - drums, percussion
Bill Wyman - bass guitar, backing vocals

Additional musicians
Gene Pitney - piano
Phil Spector - maracas
Ian Stewart - organ and piano

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