4 of The Rolling Stones’ best selling albums

Jerry Stone, the owner of Stones Place, has been collecting Rolling Stones memorabilia for almost 40 years and it shows in Stone Place Bar. Guitars, gold albums and posters from every decade of Rolling Stones’ career adorn the walls of the iconic bar.

As much as we are excited to drink and party with you, allow us to introduce you to some of the best selling albums of The Rolling Stones first. Read on and see the musical talent of the band that inspired us to put up this themed bar!

Emotional Rescue – 6.8 million records sold

Emotional Rescue is the band’s 15th British and 17th American studio album released on June 20, 1989, by Rolling Stones Records. Below is the tracklist of the album:

  • Dance (Pt. 1)
  • Summer Romance
  • Send It to Me
  • Let Me Go
  • Indian Girl
  • Where the Boys Go
  • Down in the Hole
  • Emotional Rescue
  • She’s So Cold
  • All About You

All the songs are composed by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, except Dance (Pt. 1) which was co-written by Ronnie Wood.

Exile on Main St. – 10.9 million records sold

Exile on Main St. was released as the band’s first double album on May 12, 1972.  It is viewed by many as the band’s best work and was listed number 7 on the 500 Greatest Album of All Time in 2003. Below is the tracklist of the album:

  • Rocks Off
  • Rip This Joint
  • Shake Your Hips
  • Casino Boogie
  • Tumbling Dice
  • Sweet Virginia
  • Torn and Frayed
  • Sweet Black Angel
  • Loving Cup
  • Happy
  • Turd on the Run
  • Ventilator Blues
  • I Just Want to See His Face
  • Let it Loose

All the tracks are written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards except Shake Your Hips which was written by Slim Harpo and Stop Breaking Down which was written by Robert Johnson.

Goats Head Soup – 12.1 million records sold

Goats Head Soup was released on August 31, 1973, and is the 11th British and 13th American studio album of the band. The album was recorded in Jamaica and contains 10 tracks which are as follow:

  • Dancing with Mr D
  • 100 Years Ago
  • Coming Down Again
  • Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)
  • Angie
  • Silver Train
  • Hide Your Love
  • Winter
  • Can You Hear the Music
  • Star Star

All the tracks are written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

Beggars Banquet – 15.6 million records sold

Beggars Banquet is a studio album released on December 6, 1968, by Decca Records in the United Kingdom and London Records in the United States. It is the band’s 7th British album and 9th American album. 

The band’s founder and early leader Brian Jones had been unreliable due to his drug use. It was the last Rolling Stones album to be released during his lifetime. 

Below is the tracklist of the album:

  • Sympathy for the Devil
  • No Expectations
  • Dear Doctor
  • Parachute Woman
  • Jigsaw Puzzle
  • Street Fighting Man
  • Prodigal Son
  • Stray Cat Blues
  • Factory Girl
  • Salt of the Earth

All songs are written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards except Prodigal Son which was written by Robert Wilkins.

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