100 Greatest Rolling Stones Songs

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"How Can I Stop" (1997)

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Richards showed rarely seen romantic maturity and musical subtlety on this haunting gospel hymn. It features a sax solo by Wayne Shorter, recorded at 5:30 a.m. during the last Bridges to Babylon session. "I wouldn't have been able to write songs like that 10, 15 years ago," he said. Don Was agreed: "It's the most radical thing on the album. Keith really wrote a sophisticated piece of music."

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