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The Rolling Stones - Origins (Greatest Music Influences)

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The Rolling Stones have easily won the record of longevity among rock bands with 60 years of career! This is a good opportunity to go back and explore their rich musical influences, which is the challenge of this new double LP collection "Origins" featuring 36 tracks. This album splits The Stones numerous influences into our chapters.
The A-side features black bluesmen such as Muddy Waters and his famous Rollin' Stone, which gave the band it's name. But also Chuck Berry, Howlin' Wolf and the pioneer Robert Johnson with his famous Love In Vain. On the B side, white rock'n'roll with the American pioneers Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran. Bur also the English ones with Cliff Richard, Johnny Kidd and Alexis Korner with Whom they started. Back to black American music on Sides C and D, with rhythm & blues and soul music, including Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Otis Redding and Solomon Burke. Among the 36 songs included, 21 were covered by the Rolling Stones and the other 15 had a major influence on them. Here are 36 good reasons to dive into the musical universe of the world's greatest rock band, still alive 60 years after it's creation!
Lionel Eskenazi


Side A
01. Muddy Waters - Rollin' Stone
02. Chuck Berry - Come On
03. Howlin' Wolf - The Red Rooster
04. Bo Diddley - Mona
05. John Lee Hooker - Dimples
06. Jimmy Reed - Honest I Do
07. Little Walter - Confessin' The Blues
08. Slim Harpo - I'm A King Bee
09. Robert Johnson - Love In Vain Blues
10. Elvis Presley - My Baby Left Me
11. Buddy Holly & The Crickets - Not Fade Away
12. Cliff Richard & The Shadows - You Don't Know
13. Eddie Cochran - 20 Flight Rock
14. Jerry Lee Lewis - Money (That's What I Want)
15. The Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Susie
16. Dale Hawkins - Susie-Q
17. Johnny Kidd & The Pirates - I Can Tell
18. Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated - I Got My Mojo Working

Side B
01. Ray Charles - I'm Movin' On
02. Marvin Gaye - Hitch Hike
03. The Temptations - Oh Mother Of Mine
04. Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Mighty Good Lovin'
05. The Coasters - Poison Ivy
06. Larry Williams - She Said Yeah
07. Irma Thomas - Don't Mess With My Man
08. Amos Milburn - Down The Road Apiece
09. Buster Brown - Fannie Mae
10. Otis Redding - These Arms Of Mine
11. Solomon Burke -Cry To Me
12. The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
13. Don Covay - I'm Coming Down With The Blues
14. Benny Spellman - Fortune Teller
15. Arthur Alexander - You Better Move On
16. Bob & Earl - Oh Baby Doll
17. Alvin Robinson - Oh Red
18. Gene Allison - You Can Make It If You Try

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