Miss Amanda Jones - The Rolling Stones - Between The Buttons
Label: London Records - LLU 14417,London Records - SLLU 14147,London Records - 31-14147 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Mono • Country: Uruguay • Genre: Rock • Style: Classic Rock
Add Genre. Add Styles. Add Moods. Add Themes. One of the more obscure songs on the Rolling Stones ' Between the Buttons, "Miss Amanda Jones" is also one of the less memorable tunes on the record, though by this time Mick Jagger and Keith Richards ' songwriting ability had grown to the point where even the filler had Miss Amanda Jones - The Rolling Stones - Between The Buttons worthwhile qualities. Though there's a little blues-rock in "Miss Amanda Jones" -- particularly in the bleating opening guitar riff, which periodically reasserts itself -- it's more a sardonic pop tune, with a circus-like atmosphere befitting its look at the dizzying runaround of mid-'60s Swinging London.
That guitar riff, incidentally, is one of the downright ugliest and most berserk ever concocted by Keith Richards ; one wonders if he could even replicate it today, or if anyone could find whatever funky equipment he used to get its peculiar sound. It's the raunchiest feature of what's for the most part a sardonic, though not wholly unsympathetic, portrait of what was rumored to be one of the groupies from an upper-class British background who infiltrated the Rolling Stones ' and British rock's social circle in the mid-'60s.
That aspect of the Rolling Stones ' life has been written about fairly extensively in biographies, but few other songs in their repertoire make it as explicit, with references to her losing her nobility a code word for losing virginity? The Flamin' Talkin That Bull - Rhyme Poets - Its Our Turn put a cover of the song on a live album, and the little-known band the March Violets covered it in the mid-'80s.
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