Sunday, April 13, 2008

The Rolling Stones, Now! Roundup

The Rolling Stones, Now! Roundup

Side 1
1. "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" (Solomon Burke/Bert Russell/Jerry Wexler) – 2:58
2. "Down Home Girl" (Jerry Leiber/Arthur Butler) – 4:12
3. "You Can't Catch Me" (Chuck Berry) – 3:39
4. "Heart of Stone" (Mick Jagger/Keith Richards) – 2:49
5. "What A Shame" (Mick Jagger/Keith Richards) – 3:05
6. "Mona (I Need You Baby)" (Ellas McDaniel) – 3:35

Side 2
1. "Down The Road Apiece" (Don Raye) – 2:55
2. "Off the Hook" (Mick Jagger/Keith Richards) – 2:34
3. "Pain In My Heart" (Naomi Neville) – 2:12
4. "Oh Baby (We Got A Good Thing Goin')" (Barbara Lynn Ozen) – 2:08
5. "Little Red Rooster" (Willie Dixon) – 3:05
6. "Surprise, Surprise" (Mick Jagger/Keith Richards) – 2:31

Wikipedia sez:
The Rolling Stones, Now! is the third US album by The Rolling Stones and was released in the 1965 by their initial American distributor, London Records.

The album contained seven tracks from their second UK album The Rolling Stones No. 2 and some songs which would appear on the UK edition of the Stones' next album, Out of Our Heads later in 1965. "Little Red Rooster" was a recent UK #1 hit single and "Surprise, Surprise," would not appear on a UK Rolling Stones album until 1989. Four of the songs on The Rolling Stones, Now! were penned by the songwriting team of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards (who dropped the "s" from his surname until 1978).

The Rolling Stones, Now! is generally considered a very strong album and a highlight of their early American releases. Upon its February issuing, The Rolling Stones, Now! reached #5 in the US and became another gold seller for The Rolling Stones.In 2003, the album was ranked number 181 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.[1]

In August 2002 The Rolling Stones, Now! was reissued in a new remastered CD and SACD digipak by ABKCO Records.