I'm Free (The Rolling Stones song)
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|B-side to "Get off of My Cloud" (USA) by The Rolling Stones from the album Out of Our Heads (UK)
December's Children (And Everybody's) (US)
|Released||24 September 1965|
|Recorded||6 September 1965
RCA Studios, Hollywood
|Label||London 45-LON 9792|
|Producer(s)||Andrew Loog Oldham|
"I'm Free" is a song by The Rolling Stones written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, first released as the final track on the UK Out of Our Heads album on 24 September 1965. It was later placed on the December's Children (And Everybody's) album in the United States.
The original vinyl bootleg Live'r Than You'll Ever Be included a live version recorded in Oakland, California, in November 1969.
The song uses a line from The Beatles' 1964 song "Eight Days a Week": "Hold me, love me, hold me, love me."
|Single by The Soup Dragons featuring Junior Reed|
|from the album Lovegod|
|Genre||Alternative rock, house, electronica|
|The Soup Dragons featuring Junior Reed singles chronology|
The song has been covered by several artists, including Chris Farlowe on his album The Art of Chris Farlowe (1966); Wilmer and the Dukes, who made it a regional hit in upper New York state in 1969; and by the Scottish alternative rock/dance band The Soup Dragons featuring Junior Reid, whose version reached No.5 in the UK Singles Chart and No.79 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 1990. The Soup Dragons version featured in the film The World's End.
- Mick Jagger - lead vocals, backing vocals
- Keith Richards - Lead guitar, backing vocals
- Brian Jones - Rhythm guitar, organ
- Bill Wyman - bass guitar
- Charlie Watts - drums
- James W. Alexander - tambourine