The Rolling Stones Blue & Lonesome

Rolling Stone: 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "Solos are brief and tight, evoking the honed-punch effect of the original recordings. The running highlight throughout the album is the churning ensemble bond..."
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  • Released: December 2, 2016
  • Originally Released: 2016
  • Label: Interscope Records

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Recorded in just three days in London, England, 'Blue & Lonesome' takes the band back to their roots and the passion for blues music which has always been at the heart and soul of The Rolling Stones. The album was recorded over the course of just three days in December last year at British Grove Studios in West London, just a stone's throw from Richmond and Eel Pie Island where the Stones started out as a young blues band playing pubs and clubs.

Their approach to the album was that it should be spontaneous and played live in the studio without overdubs. The band - Mick Jagger (vocals & harp), Keith Richards (guitar), Charlie Watts (drums), and Ronnie Wood (guitar) were joined by their long time touring sidemen Darryl Jones (bass), Chuck Leavell (keyboards) and Matt Clifford (keyboards) and, for two of the twelve tracks, by old friend Eric Clapton, who happened to be in the next studio making his own album.

'Blue & Lonesome' sees the Rolling Stones tipping their hats to their early days as a blues band when they played the music of Jimmy Reed, Willie Dixon, Eddie Taylor, Little Walter and Howlin' Wolf - artists whose songs are featured on this album.


  • 1.Just Your Fool
  • 2.Commit a Crime
  • 3.Blue and Lonesome
  • 4.All Of Your Love
  • 5.I Gotta Go
  • 6.Everybody Knows About My Good Thing (With Eric Clapton)
  • 7.Ride 'Em on Down
  • 8.Hate to See You Go
  • 9.Hoo Doo Blues (With Jim Keltner)
  • 10.Little Rain
  • 11.Just Like I Treat You
  • 12.I Can't Quit You Baby (With Eric Clapton)

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Blue and Lonesome - The Rolling Stones Music Lover: from VERNON HILLS, IL US -- November, 12, 2017

This is the best Stones album in years! The Stones were at their best when they played the blues! I'm glad to hear them return to their roots. I never liked songs like "Miss You". I found these songs to be boring and repetitive.

Jeff Glazer
Vernon Hills IL (Suburban Chicago)

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