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Rolled Gold:
The Very Best of the Rolling Stones
Rolled Gold - The Very Best of the Rolling Stones (album cover).jpg
Greatest hits album by The Rolling Stones
Released 15 November 1975
Recorded May 1963 – November 1969
Genre Rock
Length 97:44
Language English
Label Decca
Producer Andrew Loog Oldham, Jimmy Miller, The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones compilations chronology
Made in the Shade
(1975)Made in the Shade1975
Rolled Gold
(1975)
Time Waits for No One: Anthology 1971–1977
(1979)Time Waits for No One: Anthology 1971–19771979
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Rolled Gold: The Very Best of the Rolling Stones is a compilation album by The Rolling Stones released without the band's authorisation by its former label Decca Records in 1975. It is a double album that reached No. 7 on the UK chart and was a strong seller over the years.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards except where noted.

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Release dateLength
1."Come On"Chuck BerryJune 19631:50
2."I Wanna Be Your Man"Lennon-McCartneyNovember 19631:43
3."Not Fade Away"Norman Petty/Buddy HollyFebruary 19641:49
4."Carol"BerryJune 19642:35
5."It's All Over Now"Bobby Womack/Shirley WomackJune 19643:20
6."Little Red Rooster"Willie DixonNovember 19643:01
7."Time Is on My Side"Norman Meade/Jimmy NormanSeptember 19642:50
8."The Last Time" February 19653:25
9."(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" May 19653:45
Total length:24:18
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Release dateLength
1."Get Off of My Cloud" September 19652:55
2."19th Nervous Breakdown" February 19663:55
3."As Tears Go By"Jagger/Richards/Andrew Loog OldhamDecember 19652:33
4."Under My Thumb" April 19663:42
5."Lady Jane" June 19663:06
6."Out of Time" April 19665:59
7."Paint It, Black" May 19663:15
Total length:25:25
Side three
No.TitleRelease dateLength
1."Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?"September 19662:33
2."Let's Spend the Night Together"January 19673:15
3."Ruby Tuesday"January 19673:12
4."Yesterday's Papers"January 19672:04
5."We Love You"August 19674:39
6."She's A Rainbow"December 19674:35
7."Jumpin' Jack Flash"May 19683:40
Total length:23:58
Side four
No.TitleRelease dateLength
1."Honky Tonk Women"July 19693:00
2."Sympathy for the Devil"December 19686:25
3."Street Fighting Man"August 19683:16
4."Midnight Rambler"December 19696:52
5."Gimme Shelter"December 19694:30
Total length:24:03

Rolled Gold+: The Very Best of the Rolling Stones (2007 edition)[edit]

Rolled Gold+: The Very Best of the Rolling Stones
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Greatest hits album by The Rolling Stones
Released 12 November 2007
Recorded May 1963 – April 1971
Genre Pop, Rock
Length 147:09
Language English
Label UMTV
Producer Eric Easton, Andrew Loog Oldham, The Rolling Stones, Jimmy Miller
The Rolling Stones compilations chronology
Rarities 1971–2003
(2005)Rarities 1971–20032005
Rolled Gold+: The Very Best of the Rolling Stones
(2007)
GRRR!
(2012)GRRR!2012

In 2007, the original collection was expanded to 40 songs from the original's 28 tracks. Released in the UK on 12 November 2007, it is an expanded rerelease of the original 1975 collection which reached No. 7 on the UK chart.

The set debuted at No. 26 on the UK chart on 18 November 2007, and has sold over 125,000 copies so far according to Music Week.[citation needed]

The album is available in double CD, quadruple vinyl LP, and USB flash drive editions;[2] the USB edition was the first album to be released in the UK in this format.[citation needed] It is also available via digital download. Cover design by Alex Trochut.

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[3]

Revised track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards except where noted.

Disc one
No.TitleWriter(s)Release dateLength
1."Come On"BerryJune 19631:49
2."I Wanna Be Your Man"Lennon-McCartneyNovember 19631:44
3."Not Fade Away"Petty/HardinFebruary 19641:48
4."Carol"BerryJune 19641:48
5."Tell Me" June 19643:49
6."It's All Over Now"Womack/WomackJune 19643:27
7."Little Red Rooster"DixonNovember 19643:07
8."Heart of Stone" December 19642:51
9."Time Is on My Side"Meade/NormanSeptember 19642:59
10."The Last Time" February 19653:42
11."Play with Fire"Nanker PhelgeFebruary 19652:13
12."(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" May 19653:44
13."Get Off of My Cloud" September 19652:55
14."I'm Free" September 19652:24
15."As Tears Go By"Jagger/Richards/OldhamDecember 19652:46
16."Lady Jane" June 19663:09
17."Paint It, Black" May 19663:24
18."Mother's Little Helper" July 19662:46
19."19th Nervous Breakdown" February 19663:59
20."Under My Thumb" April 19663:43
21."Out of Time" April 19665:37
22."Yesterday's Papers" January 19672:05
23."Let's Spend the Night Together" January 19673:37
24."Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?" September 19662:34
Total length:1:02:41
Disc two
No.TitleRelease dateLength
1."Ruby Tuesday"January 19673:15
2."Dandelion"August 19673:32
3."She's A Rainbow"December 19674:14
4."We Love You"August 19674:24
5."2000 Light Years from Home"December 19674:47
6."Jumpin' Jack Flash"May 19683:43
7."Street Fighting Man"August 19683:15
8."Sympathy for the Devil"December 19686:20
9."No Expectations"December 19683:56
10."Let It Bleed"December 19695:28
11."Midnight Rambler"December 19696:55
12."Gimme Shelter"December 19694:33
13."You Can't Always Get What You Want"December 19697:28
14."Brown Sugar"April 19713:50
15."Honky Tonk Women"July 19693:01
16."Wild Horses"June 19715:42
Total length:1:14:23

Songs that are on the 2007 collection, but were not on the 1975 collection are:

  1. "Tell Me"
  2. "Heart of Stone"
  3. "Play with Fire"
  4. "I'm Free"
  5. "Mother's Little Helper"
  6. "Dandelion"
  7. "2000 Light Years from Home"
  8. "No Expectations"
  9. "Let It Bleed"
  10. "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
  11. "Brown Sugar"
  12. "Wild Horses"

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
2007 UK Top 75 Albums 26[4]

Certification[edit]

Country Certification Sales
United Kingdom Gold 100,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rolled Gold: The Very Best of the Rolling Stones at AllMusic
  2. ^ Perrone, Pierre. Rolled Gold+: The Very Best of the Rolling Stones (2007 edition) CD booklet.
  3. ^ AllMusic Review
  4. ^ "The Rolling Stones". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved August 9, 2018.

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