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100 Greatest Rolling Stones Songs

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"2000 Light Years From Home" (1967)


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While other bands were singing about the joys of tripping through outer space, the Stones were already looking on the dark side. This song is a psychedelic nightmare, capturing the desolation ("It's sooo very lonely") of feeling lost in the cosmos, as Jones' Mellotron casts an ominous spell.


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