Ride On, Baby

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"Ride On, Baby"
Song by The Rolling Stones
from the album Flowers
Language English
Released June 1967
Recorded December 4, 1965 [1]
Genre Baroque pop[2]
Label London US
Songwriter(s) Jagger/Richards
Producer(s) Andrew Loog Oldham
Flowers track listing
Take It Or Leave It
(11)
"Ride On, Baby"
(12)
Sittin' On A Fence
(13)

"Ride On, Baby" is a song by the British rock band The Rolling Stones. It was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in 1965. It was first released as a single by Chris Farlowe in October 1966 and reached #31 on the British charts.[3] The Rollings Stones' own version appeared a few months later on Flowers, an album released only in the US in June 1967. It was recorded during the Aftermath sessions in December 1965.

Personnel[edit]

  • Mick Jagger: Lead Vocals, tambourine
  • Brian Jones: Harpsichord, Marimbas, Autoharp, Congas, Rickenbacker 360/12, bass, backing vocals
  • Keith Richards: backing vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Bill Wyman: Bass, backing vocals
  • Charlie Watts: Drums
  • Ian Stewart: Piano

Notable Covers[edit]

British singer Chris Farlowe recorded a version of "Ride On, Baby", produced by Mick Jagger, which was released in October 1966, almost 9 months before the Rolling Stones version.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keno Internet Services (1965-12-04). "Ride On Baby". Keno.org. Retrieved 2016-09-29. 
  2. ^ "Steve Smith: Wyman and Taylor join the Rolling Stones onstage; Coldplay takes a break". Archived from the original on December 3, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2012. . Pasadena Star-News. 29 November 2012.
  3. ^ a b Richie Unterberger (2004-02-03). "Ride on Baby - The Rolling Stones | Song Info". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-09-29.