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The Rolling Stones

Memory Motel

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  • Ballad
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  • 1976
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  • 1974
  • 1998
  • 2010

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“Memory Motel” is a song from rock and roll band The Rolling Stones’ 1976 album Black and Blue. A ballad, the song is credited to singer Mick Jagger and guitarist Keith Richards (Richard at the time). It is a significant song as it is one of the few which feature both Jagger and Richards sharing lead vocals. The song itself runs an epic length of over seven minutes, one of the longest songs by the Rolling Stones. Jagger began writing the song before beginning the Stones’ Tour of the Americas ‘75 while staying with Richards at Andy Warhol’s house in Montauk, and finished it while on tour. This is reflected in the song’s lyrics where Jagger describes having to leave for Baton Rouge, where the Stones played two warm up shows at Louisiana State University, and where he... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ She got a mind of her own ... You're just a memory of a love ... And she use it well

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