||30 July 1965 (US), 24 September 1965 (UK)
||2 November 1964 - 6 September 1965
||Andrew Loog Oldham
||"Nice album with a good mix of covers and Jagger/Richards's own tunes."
Release & Aftermath
The album is notable for being the last to include R&B covers, as Mick Jagger and Keith Richards started to write their own material. It spawned a couple of major hits and is currently ranked number 144 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
The Rolling Stones
Mick Jagger - lead vocals, harmonica, and percussion
Brian Jones - electric and acoustic guitar, harmonica, organ
Keith Richards - guitar and backing vocals
Charlie Watts - drums and percussion
Bill Wyman - bass guitar
Jack Nitzsche - organ, piano, and percussion
Phil Spector - bass guitar on "Play with Fire"
Ian Stewart - piano
In 1965 the ablum reached #2 in the UK album chart and #1 in the Billboard Pop Albums chart in the US. The success of the album (especially in the US) was quite dependent on the success of the single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction".