Stoned (The Rolling Stones song)
|B-side to "I Wanna Be Your Man" (UK) by The Rolling Stones|
|Released||1 November 1963 (UK)|
|Recorded||7 October 1963, London|
|Genre||Rock and Roll|
|Label||Decca F 11764|
"Stoned" was released in the UK by The Rolling Stones on the Decca label on 1 November 1963, as the B-side to their version of "I Wanna Be Your Man". Recorded in early October 1963, it was the first song released to be credited to "Nanker Phelge", and the band's first original composition. Derivative of "Green Onions" by Booker T. & the M.G.s, this bluesy instrumental was not released in the United States on moral grounds until its inclusion on Singles Collection: The London Years in 1989. It also appeared on the 1973 UK-only compilation No Stone Unturned, and on Singles 1963-1965 (2004).
- Mick Jagger – vocals
- Keith Richards – guitar
- Brian Jones – harmonica
- Bill Wyman – bass guitar
- Charlie Watts – drums
- Ian Stewart – piano
Notes and references
- Zentgraf, Nico. "The Complete Works of the Rolling Stones 1962-2008". Retrieved 2008-05-16.
- per the liner notes for Singles Collection: The London Years.
- McPherson, Ian. "Time Is On Our Side - Stoned". Retrieved 2008-05-16.
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