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100 Greatest Rolling Stones Songs

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"Not Fade Away" (1964)


"Not Fade Away" (1964)
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The Stones made this Buddy Holly standard sound demanding and desperate. "[We] put the Bo Diddley beat up front," Wyman said. Andrew Loog Oldham went so far as to say it was "the first song Mick and Keith wrote. The way they arranged it was the beginning of their shaping of them as songwriters."


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