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Beggars Banquet

1 rating: 5.0
An album by The Rolling Stones

Opening with "Sympathy for the Devil," the Stones' infamous we-are-evil poem, this all-original 1968 album began a quality streak almost unmatched in rock & roll. Mick Jagger begins writing from the working-class hero's perspective--especially on the … see full wiki

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2 reviews about Beggars Banquet
review by . February 23, 2000
posted in Music Matters
The mix of rock, blues, and country is as close to perfect as you can get. Sympathy For The Devil is a defining song in the history of rock n roll. Dear Doctor is so hokey its hillarious. The interpretation of Prodigal Son is quite innovative as I love Mick's tone on this cut. Whether its the songs, diversity, instrumental layering, arrangements, singin, whatever, this is among the best Rolling Stones releases. Those who critique the sound quality are just way too picky. The disc was recorded in …
review by . January 20, 2000
This recording by the Stones HAS IT ALL! Good evil rock n roll with the hits Street Fightin' Man and Sympathy For The Devil. Lighthearted Country(Dear Doctor, Factory Girl). Some awesome blues tunes like Parachute Woman, Stray Cat Blues, and Prodigal Son. You gotta love Jaggers tone on the last tune mentioned. And how could I leave out the other three stunners. No Expectations with Brian Jones' haunting acoustic guitar patterns. The gospel flavored Salt Of The Earth and the multi themed Jigsaw Puzzle …
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Label: Abkco
Release Date: October 25, 1990

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