“Exile on Main Street” was surely one of the Rolling Stones’ most haphazard albums – and that’s saying something – but since it’s the Stones, it’s that loose and murky feel that also makes it one of their best.
A good number of the tracks here were created on the spot, without much forethought, and there are many times where the band comes up with a rhythm or a phrase that might not have happened if it wasn’t for the intuitive nature of the recording sessions. Of their entire catalog, this is the album I find myself coming back to time and time again.
May 1972 - Billboard Charted #1
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Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention: Over-Nite Sensation
Album #223 - September 1973
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