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100 Greatest Rolling Stones Songs

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"Let Me Go" (1980)


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A simple power-chord rocker telling a clueless lover to get lost. But what "Let Me Go" lacks in depth, it makes up for in punk-rock attitude. Richards slashes away and Wood provides Creedence-y licks, while Jagger contemplates hanging out at gay bars and tells his soon-to-be ex-lover, "Can't you get it through your thick head this affair is dead as a doornail?"


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