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Exile on Main St. - The Rolling Stones

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Exile on Main St. was released on May 12, 1972 by Rolling Stones Records and was the band's tenth studio album released in the United Kingdom. The record's music incorporates rock and roll, blues, soul, country, and gospel genres. Although it originally received mixed reviews, Exile on Main St. has since been considered to be the Rolling Stones' best work while being ranked on various lists as one of the greatest albums of all time.

Track listing

1. "Rocks Off"
2. "Rip This Joint"
3. "Shake Your Hips"
4. "Casino Boogie"
5. "Tumbling Dice”
6. "Sweet Virginia"
7. "Torn and Frayed"
8. "Sweet Black Angel"
9. "Loving Cup”
10. "Happy"
11. "Turd on the Run"
12. "Ventilator Blues"
13. "I Just Want to See His Face"
14. "Let It Loose”
15. "All Down the Line"
16. "Stop Breaking Down"
17. "Shine a Light"
18. "Soul Survivor"

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Exile on Main St. was written and recorded between 1969 and 1972, and finally released on May 12, 1972. Keith Richards rented a villa, Nellcôte, in Villefranche-sur-Mer, near Nice with girlfriend Anita Pallenberg and the basement became a makeshift studio using the band's mobile recording truck

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