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100 Greatest Rolling Stones Songs

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"I Am Waiting" (1966)


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This is the Stones in shimmering, stoned-baroque folk-rock mode á la "Lady Jane," recording in L.A., with Jack Nitzsche adding harpsichord. When they performed it on the U.K. music show Ready Steady Go, with Richards on acoustic and Jones strumming a dulcimer in his lap, it was an image of the band maturing in real time.


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