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100 Greatest Rolling Stones Songs

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"Citadel" (1967)


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Another dark moment in the Stones' unflowery psychedelic phase. Sounding like an imperiled lord of the manor, Jagger surveys a world in chaos and, ignoring it all, beckons for a few maidens to "please come see me in the citadel." Richards' bad-trip riff is made even trippier by Jones' Mellotron, saxophone and flute.


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