different Rolling Stones vinyl 7"s* have been issued worldwide [which includes 674
UK and 638
US releases], as of Wednesday 22 May 2019.
* 1762 releases + 2876 variations.
You can't judge a cover by looking at its number!
The Rolling Stones Japanese singles & EPs
A very single-minded test on the Rolling Stones worldwide singles' discography.
Stones7.com is strictly dedicated to the band's 7" singles and EPs worldwide from 1963 to nowadays. Daily updated, it has been the most serious and complete reference in its field since 2000 [also the best price guide].
Visitors can discover and browse freely parts of this site, including one country's discography every new week [currently 'Italy'] and the single of the day [currently 'I Don't Know Why' - picked according to its release date].
For a little annual fee, members only have full access to all countries discographies, song by song browsing, price guide, and in-depth datas. [+]
The Decca years [1964-1971]
The RSR / Warner years [1971-1977]
The RSR / EMI years [1978-1984]
The second French jukebox single 'Carol'  in a glossy titled PS!
What the fake!? Don't be fooled by counterfeits / fakes and fantasy repros. This page will help you identifying what's real and what's not.
'I Don't Know Why' was released as a 7" single in the UK on May 23, 1975.
Its US counterpart, released at the same time, reached #42.
'I Don't Know Why' - sometimes listed as 'I Don't Know Why I Love You' - is a 1968 song by Stevie Wonder, from the album 'For Once in My Life' and was the B-Side of the 1969 hit 'My Cherie Amour'. The song was recorded when Stevie was only 18 years old.
The Rolling Stones' version was recorded on June 30, 1969. The band was mixing the song when they learned that Brian Jones had died [July 3, 1969].
The single was released worldwide in 1975 with 'Try A Little Harder' on B-side, a 1964 number from the vaults where Mick Jagger would actually be the only band member to perform. Both tracks were extracted from the 'Metamorphosis' compilation album out that same year .
The single only entered the charts in the US.
First pressings miscredited the song to 'Mick... [+]
A replica of the rare Beggars Banquet Japanese promo flexi was made by Abkco on 30 November 2018, as part of the 50th anniversary edition of the album which also contains a one-sided 12" mono version of 'Sympathy For The Devil'.