100 Greatest Rolling Stones Songs

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76. "Bitch" (1971)

Of all the seventies rock songs with "Bitch" in the title – from Elton John's "The Bitch Is Back" to David Bowie's "Queen Bitch" – none bitched harder or louder than this one. Despite its raw immediacy, it was recorded in an all-night session over many takes, with Richards arriving late in the process to work in his punishing riff on the fly.

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