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Beggars Banquet

The Rolling Stones - Beggars Banquet
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 173 ratings
1968 Ratings: #9
December 6, 1968 / Release Date
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London / Label
Rock, Roots Rock / Genres
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SoundAura
86
There isn’t much that can be said about Beggars Banquet that hasn’t been said already. It’s classic Rolling Stones showcasing their most recognizable sound and including some of their most recognizable songs.
dearsongs
100
While I personally LOVED the increasingly experimental sounds for the Stones 3 previous albums, Beggars Banquet marked the return to roots rock with absolutely stunning results. This album was preceded by the single "Jumpin' Jack Flash" which is an absolutely essential Stones song. This is the last album release while Brian Jones was still alive, although he did contribute to a couple of songs on Let It Bleed.
MasterCrackfox
81
This album is not only a continuation of the Stones heavily refining their sound, but may be the point in which their sound hit the perfect stride. Although this isn't my favorite album by the Stones, there are a ton of great tracks here in which the Stones incorporate their rootsy blues sound with the experimental sound that they started to toy with. Importantly, The Rolling Stones were releasing music in the late 60s that sounded like no other group at that time, and truly like no other group ... read more
ZIGMACHINE
93
Sympathy For The Devil 100
Parachute Woman 99
Street Fighting Man 98
Dear Doctor 96
Prodigal Son 95
Jigsaw Puzzle 95
No Expectations 91
Factory Girl 88
Salt Of The Earth 87
Stray Cat Blues 85
lucacdornelles
98
RANKING THE SONGS:
10. Parachute Woman
9. Factory Girl
8. Prodigal Son
7. Dear Doctor
6. Jig-Saw Puzzle
5. Stray Cat Blues
4. No Expectations
3. Salt of the Earth
2. Street Fighting Man
1. Sympathy for the Devil
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Track List

  1. Sympathy For The Devil
  2. No Expectations 
  3. Dear Doctor 
  4. Parachute Woman 
  5. Jigsaw Puzzle
  6. Street Fighting Man
  7. Prodigal Son
  8. Stray Cat Blues 
  9. Factory Girl
  10. Salt Of The Earth
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