All Down the Line is the Stones' Best Song

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Postby Lep » Wed Sep 10, 2008 6:02 am

I don't know about best song, but I'd say "Bitch" is up there for best riff. Or at least best horn riff when they come in.

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Postby Rikki Lixx » Wed Sep 10, 2008 9:15 am

"Harlem Shuffle" is really good. Or that song where they are really big in the video and walking around the city.
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Postby Greenwood The Sock Monkey » Wed Sep 10, 2008 12:08 pm

The correct answer, of course, is "Monkey Man". Or perhaps "Wild Horses", depending on the situation. But y'all are entitled to your opinions.

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Postby Redbeard » Wed Sep 10, 2008 7:54 pm

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Postby DJMurphy » Thu Sep 11, 2008 10:21 am

Don't misunderstand me; "All Down The Line" is a great song, one of their top ten. But even "Rip This Joint" cleans the latrines with it; if you could distill just the badass part of "Can't You Hear Me Knockin'" (and divorce it from the meandering ending), you'd have a stronger song than "All Down The Line". I'd argue that "Jumpin' Jack Flash" as it's performed in the Gimme Shelter movie slays all contenders, depending on the day.

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Postby rnolan66 » Thu Sep 11, 2008 11:22 am

Ridiculous topic of course...but Dead Flowers always does it for me. Picking a song that doesn't even feature Brian Jones is naturally absurd to begin with.

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Postby BoogieMan » Sat Sep 13, 2008 5:17 pm

I like Ventilator Blues and Let It Loose

Stoned is a funny song. They should play that one now

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Postby jonas » Sat Sep 13, 2008 5:41 pm

Greenwood The Sock Monkey wrote:The correct answer, of course, is "Monkey Man". Or perhaps "Wild Horses", depending on the situation. But y'all are entitled to your opinions.

I greatly approve of the first sentence of this post. In fact, I'm gonna go play Monkey Man right now.

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Postby eriknorm » Mon Sep 15, 2008 12:11 am

Best Stones song? Gimme Shelter. For the win....

"All Down the Line" is great; fuck, everything on Exile is great, but that's not even the best song on Exile. That honor goes to the tie between "Rocks Off" (also contender for greatest album opener. Ever) and "Happy."

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Postby D. Phillips » Mon Sep 15, 2008 10:02 am

You are all obviously mutants.

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