Chart Position: 7

  • #433 on Rolling Stone magazines list of 500 greatest songs
  • Lead vocals: Mick Jagger
  • Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
  • Produced by Jimmy Miller
  • Backing vocals: Clydie King and Vanetta Fields
  • Recorded in the French chateau Villa Nellcote
  • Guitar: Mick Jagger
  • An early working version of the song was titled  ‘Good Time Women’
  • The recording took over 100 takes to perfect; the final recording is a pastiche of various different takes
  • The 1972 LP Exile On Main Street  is #7 on Rolling Stones’ list of 500 greatest albums of all time
  • Later recorded by Linda Ronstadt (1978), Owen Gray (1973), Pussy Galore (1986), Johnny Clyde Copeland (1997), God Mountain (1999), Barry Goldberg (2002) and Jill Johnson w/Kim Carnes (2002)

 

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