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Beat of the Day

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[Photo Via: This Isn't Happiness]

7 comments

1 MSM35   ~  Dec 10, 2013 4:51 pm

With apologies to the ladies this was always one of my Stones favorites.

2 Boatzilla   ~  Dec 10, 2013 10:47 pm

Unfortunately, it used to be my anthem when I was in my 20s. Great vibe. On the bright side, I'm more of a Ruby Tuesday guy...now that I have a daughter.

3 MSM35   ~  Dec 10, 2013 10:55 pm

I have three daughters and two female grand kids. Guilty pleasure I guess.

4 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Dec 11, 2013 1:09 am

[3] Tha lovely lady in the phot above would be my guilty pleasure I think.
Hi-OOOO!
[2] Boat, having a daughter changes everything, don't it?

5 kenboyer made me cry   ~  Dec 11, 2013 5:41 pm

This is a guilty pleasure, and can no longer be expressed. Imagine if a new band had a song like this now? Women have ALWAYS hated this song. "The way she talks when she's spoken to..."

But as a teen and a twenty something, there is nothing like the feeling described by this one.

6 MSM35   ~  Dec 11, 2013 6:26 pm

This is more meaningful than talking about Robbie Cano.

7 kenboyer made me cry   ~  Dec 12, 2013 9:07 am

I've been thinking about this song all night...thanks Alex?

The production, the vision of a rock song as a hit single-although I don't think it was ever a true single release, the instrumentation. Truly a mid-60's masterpiece of rock production.

Marimba's (a nod to Belafonte?) as the hook, fuzzy bass, jazz guitar riffs, drums right up front, and Jagger's smirky ragged vocals...it's all there.

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