The Rolling Stones have announced the upcoming release of a box with all their single releases from 1966 to 1971, which arrives as a continuation of the box Singles 1963-1966.
Thus, the collection The Rolling Stones Singles 1966 -1971which has been released by ABKCO Records, will be released next February 2. The limited edition box includes reproductions of 18 singles and EPs on 7” vinyl from the band. All songs have been remastered by the engineer Bob Ludwigwinner of 12 Grammy Awards.
In addition, the collection, with period covers, also includes a 32-page book with comprehensive liner notes written by band expert Nigel Williamson, as well as rare photos and memorabilia of the group, as well as five postcards and a poster.
The Rolling Stones Singles 1966-1971 includes material that covers a crucial period in the evolution of the band, which was beginning to move from more experimental terrain and psychedelic sounds on songs like We Love You and She’s a Rainbow to others with blues roots like Honky Tonk Women and Wild Horses.
Also around this time, founding member and guitarist Brian Jones was replaced by Mick Taylor, thus giving rise to the first change in the original line-up. Between the changes in style and the tumult between ’66 and ’71, the Stones They managed to place seven of their singles in the Top 10 on both sides of the Atlantic, including four number ones..
In addition to those already mentioned, other songs that you can find in this collection are: Paint It, Black, Long Long Whilewhich is a little known song not included in any album, Who’s Driving Your Plane, Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow? and Child Of The Moon. Stones collectors will also be pleased with the inclusion of the mono mixes of We Love You and its other face Dandelion (1967), since both songs are exclusive to this box.
The collection The Rolling Stones Singles 1966-1971 also includes the maxi single from the 1971 English version of Street Fighting Man with Surprise Surprise and Everybody Needs Somebody To Love. Although it is not technically a Rolling Stones song, the Memo From Turner by Mick Jagger from the soundtrack of Performance It is also included in this collection.
Although each song included in this box set was recorded around the time the title suggests, some of these tracks were originally released later. I Don’t Know Why, Out Of Time and Honky Tonk Womennumber one in 1969, were singles that came out in 1975-76. Sympathy Fort the Devil Also included is this collection in 7” shape.