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Keith Richards has called the number "a blues opera"  and the quintessential Jagger-Richards song, stating in the documentary Crossfire Hurricane that "nobody else could have written that song. Midnight Rambler - The Rolling Stones - London 73 - Trash In The Seventies the composing of the song, Mick Jagger said in a interview with Rolling Stone. That's a song Keith and I really wrote together. We were on a holiday in Italy.
In this very beautiful hill town, Positanofor a few nights. Why we should write such a dark song in this beautiful, sunny place, I really don't know. We wrote everything there — the tempo changes, everything. And I'm playing the harmonica in these little cafes, and there's Keith with the guitar. Usually when you write, you just kick Mick off on something and let him fly on it, just let it roll out and listen to A Storm Passed - The Human Anomaly - The Blind Juggler and start to pick up on certain words that are coming through, and it's built up on that.
A lot of people still complain they can't hear the voice properly. If the words come through it's fine, if they don't, that's all right too, because anyway that can mean a thousand different things to anybody. Did you hear about the midnight rambler Well, honey, it's no rock 'n' roll show Well, I'm a-talkin' about the midnight gambler Yeah, the one you never seen before. The studio version of the track which runs six minutes and fifty-three seconds was recorded during the spring of at London's Olympic Sound Studios and Trident Studios.
Jagger performs vocals and harmonica, while Richards plays all the guitars on the track, using standard tuning for the main guitars and open E tuning for the slide. Bill Wyman plays bass and Charlie Midnight Rambler - The Rolling Stones - London 73 - Trash In The Seventies drums, while multi-instrumentalist Brian Jones is credited with playing the congas. Jones' percussion is inaudible throughout the track In The Air Tonight - Various - The Secret Policemans Concert even though he may have participated during the recording sessions, it is possible that his contribution was not used in the final mix.
James Hector, who wrote the Omnibus Press published book The Complete Guide to the Music of The Rolling Stones has speculated that the credit may have been a mere gift to Jones from his former bandmates.
The Rolling Stones debuted "Midnight Rambler" on stage on 5 July and performed it regularly in concert through ; performances frequently included Jagger crawling around and lashing the stage with his belt.
One notable performance running just over nine minutes was captured for the album, Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out! Versions from following the departure of Taylor from the band feature Ronnie Wood instead of Taylor. Some of the versions are the longest live renditions ever, some of them clocking in at almost 15 minutes. The January rendition featured in the Stones' concert collection Four Flicks runs about twelve minutes, while a briefer July performance appears on Totally Stripped In his book The Better Angels of Our NatureSteven Pinker discusses the song as an illustration of his thesis that the s counterculture "pushed against" the Civilizing Process Gavin Glass - Sunday Songs by Norbert Eliaswhich, Pinker argues, had been reducing violence over many centuries, and that the counterculture's "glorification of dissoluteness shaded into indulgence of violence Personal Believable - Amadeus The Stampede - House Of Broken Mirrors was sometimes celebrated in song, as if it were just another form of antiestablishment protest.
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