5. "Time Waits for No One"
It's hard to not feel a little bad for Mick Taylor. Nobody disputes that he was an amazing guitarist who helped the Rolling Stones craft some of their most memorable tunes, but he joined a band with two extremely experienced songwriters and it was hard for him to find space within that team. By the time the Stones cut It's Only Rock 'n Roll in 1974, Richards was going through a rough patch and wasn't always available, so Taylor played a crucial role in writing "Time Waits for No One." He claimed that Jagger promised a writing credit, and the fact that he didn't get one played a role in his decision to leave. Who knows how different things might have been had Taylor stuck around, but the song remains a very nice final statement.