“Under My Thumb”
Chrissie Shrimpton, Mick Jagger's girlfriend when he wrote the lyrics for this marimba-driven song, has said Jagger was a controlling boyfriend. But Jagger told Rolling Stone the song wasn't written about anyone in particular -- and that it wasn't an anti-feminist song about keeping women in line. "It's a caricature, and it's a reply to a girl who was a very pushy woman," he said. The Stones were performing this song in 1969 when 18-year-old Meredith Hunter, armed with a revolver, was stabbed to death by a Hell's Angel biker hired to perform security at the now-infamous Altamont Free Concert.