different Rolling Stones vinyl 7"s* have been issued worldwide [which includes 773
UK and 678
US releases], as of Saturday 13 August 2022.
* 1794 releases + 3152 variations.
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The Decca years [1964-1971]
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'A promo red vinyl EP of 'Angie' from Brazil!
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'Start Me Up' was released as a 7" single in the UK on August 14, 1981, where it peaked at #7.
Its US counterpart, released on August 17, 1981, reached #2.
'Start Me Up' was first recorded during the 1975 sessions for the 1976 album 'Black And Blue'. The song was at first cut as a reggae-rock track, but after dozens of takes the band stopped recording it and it was shelved. The band would again try to re-record 'Start Me Up' during the 1977 'Some Girls' and the 1979 'Emotional Rescue' sessions under the working titles 'Never Stop' and 'Start It Up' respectively. These recordings would feature a more apparent rock sound, stripped of the earlier reggae influences. Of the song's history, Richards has commented: "It was one of those things we cut a lot of times; one of those cuts that you can play forever and ever in the studio. Twenty minutes go by and you're still locked into those two chords... We... [+]
Released on June 10, 2022, The Rolling Stones 7" Singles 1963-1966, a box set of 15 singles and 3 EPs spanning the 7" UK and US production from 1963 to 1966.