Brown Sugar #2 - The Rolling Stones - Black Box: Special Millennium Edition
Label: Yellow Dog Records - YD 046/47/48/2000 • Format: 4x, CD Unofficial Release, Compilation • Genre: Rock •
The first CD of the set takes a look at the early years of the band with a retrospective of alternate takes and unreleased titles in excellent sound quality. AND MR. Gene Pitney. He says thank you at when Jagger mentions his name during his vocal piece of the song. Supposedly, rare acetates of this song were made for members of the band with "Between The Buttons" like cartoons on the labels drawn by Charlie Watts!
Also covered live by the band on the BBC inand Ft. These songs were recorded at Chess Studios, Chicago, June, Recording session date: July-Sept. Sort of a country feel to this, which didn't surface on record until High and Dry on "Aftermath" in Recording date: July-Sept. Recording date: Jul-Sep. A vocal demo recorded with session musicians. Recording date: Nov. The earliest Johnson influenced Stones song I have come across. Recorded in March, Out of place for a track. It might have worked on "Between The Buttons".
Only the backing vocals are present. Recorded in January, These are interesting tracks despite being instrumentals, because there is a great deal of production to be heard on these Pop efforts by a Rock 'n Roll band. Vocal version on CD Keith's put a couple of pick slides on this that I hadn't noticed before. Play it backwards and see what happens! Recorded at Olympic studios, Spring, A Beggars Banquet session.
Recorded at Elektra, Hollywood, Nov. Somewhere between the "Metamorphosis" version, and the Ry Cooder "Performance" movie take. This is probably the Olympic, Quiero - Neyda Perdomo - Te Odio Y Te Quiero. A groove track! Some surface noise. This is the studio version of the Muddy Waters classic. Distorted vocal maybe through a harp mic. Two of the songs are recorded from vinyl, but these tracks represent the early roots of The Rolling Stones.
Played live for the first time Brown Sugar #2 - The Rolling Stones - Black Box: Special Millennium Edition the '95 European Tour. The Vulture. Recorded at Keith's house at Redlands, July, A jam with Keith experimenting with chord changes. At one point it starts sounding like the old. Best sounding version. There are also a few bars edited from Keith's solo.
Recorded at Olympic studios in June, A transitional song that reveals the influences of the time. Gram Parson's turning Keith on to the soul of country music, and open tunings that were prevalent in the Country Delta Blues.
Even the Rock version of the song reflects the impact of working with Ry Cooder during the "Let It Bleed" sessions, and Keith's enduring preference for Open G tuning that followed.
Lot's of bass in the opening bars of the song. Minus the Merry Clayton vocal. Recorded at Olympic Studios in May-June, First surfaced on " Time Trip Vol. Possibly from a May-June session at Olympic in Taylor burns it up. Also missing horn arrangements. Slow acoustic guitar version. First surfaced in the late 70's, but Recording - Sarah Brightman - A Winter Symphony has excellent clarity and corrected speed.
Recorded at Elektra studios in LA, Oct. Different mix, and harp solo at An Olympic Oct. A shorter version of the song. It's the familiar guitar restart album version. Hard to say whether this is a production error or a retake by Keith. There is a lot of vocal reverb at the beginning, and the slide guitar goes into a "wah" effect Brown Sugar #2 - The Rolling Stones - Black Box: Special Millennium Edition Voodoo Iron (Live Version) - Nightstalker - Use end.
A Muscle Shoals, Dec. Part of the work at this studio is documented in the "Gimme Shelter" movie. Order no.
F Some of the fundamental tracks are inherited by later takes. Muscle Shoals, Dec. Sloppy production by the manufacturer of atake that is very similar to the album. BITCH This is the album version of the song Sonate Nr. 52 Es-dur Hob. XVI:52 - Joseph Haydn, Alexis Weissenberg - Sonaten für Klavier Nr.20, 37, starts off with some subtle cymbal tapping just before the start, and completely wipes out at when the tape fouls-up.
An Olympic, Oct. SWAY The 7" single version. A different mix and take. Recorded at Olympic in May, The origins and inspiration are explained by Marshall Chess in the opening 10 minutes of the movie with the same title. Interestingly, the song was rehearsed at the Woodstock rehearsals in preparation of the US Tour. Was Jagger reminded of this song by a copy of an unauthorized recording purchased while in New York?
He commented on unauthorized recordings at some length in an interview from the early 70's. There's something on this box set for everyone. First ever releases of some songs and best quality version of the older ones. Jagger isn't too keen on the concept of retrospective box sets these days, so this is probably as good as it gets. Chris M.
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