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Five by Five

Five by Five (1964)

Album Info

Released: 14 August 1964
Recorded: 11 June 1964
Genre: Rock
Length: 12:49
Label: Decca
Producer: Andrew Loog Oldham
"Nice short EP with some classic tracks."

History and recording

The album was recorded during a period in June 1964 when the Rolling Stones were doing a lot of recording at Chess Studios, Chicago, Illinois, United States. The name for the EP was coined from the fact that it contains five songs played by five musicians, even though Ian Stewart too played on some of the tracks.

Release and aftermath

The EP reached #1 in the UK EP chart (it was not released in the US). The five tracks would be used on the second American studio album, 12 X 5.

Chart Performance

The EP reached #1 in the UK EP chart (it was not released in the US).

Personnel

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

Additional Musicians
Ian Stewart - Piano

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