Take It or Leave It (song)

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This article is about the Jagger/Richards song. For other songs with the same title, see Take It or Leave It (disambiguation).
"Take It or Leave It"
Single by The Searchers
B-side "Don't Hide It Away" (John McNally/Mike Pender/Frank Allen)
Released 13 April 1966
Format 7", 45rpm
Genre Beat music
Label Pye Records
Writer(s) Jagger/Richards
Producer(s) Tony Hatch
The Searchers singles chronology
"Take Me For What I'm Worth"
"Take It or Leave It"
"Have You Ever Loved Somebody"
"Take It or Leave It"
Song by The Rolling Stones from the album Aftermath (UK version)
Released 15 April 1966 (U.K.)
Genre Rock
Length 2:47
Label Decca
Producer Andrew Loog Oldham
Aftermath (UK version) track listing

"Take It or Leave It" is a song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards recorded from December 3–6, 1965 at RCA Studios in Los Angeles, California and first released on their album Aftermath. It is known for the arrangements created by multi-instrumentalist and band founder Brian Jones, who plays various instruments on the track including a koto.


The Searchers released their version before the Stones as a single A-side in 1966, reaching no. 31 in the UK.

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