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100 Greatest Rolling Stones Songs

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"Around and Around" (1964)


"Around and Around" (1964)
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One of the first songs Jagger and Richards ever recorded – for a demo the "Blue Boys" gave to Alexis Korner in 1962 – their take on the churning Chuck Berry classic would spur fan frenzy in concert, and it introduced the Stones to America during their Ed Sullivan Show debut later that year. The band's wildness freaked out the variety-show host. The little girls, however, understood.


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