different Rolling Stones vinyl 7"s* have been issued worldwide [which includes 664
UK and 627
US releases], as of Friday 25 May 2018.
* 1758 releases + 2839 variations.
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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 'Jumpin' Jack Flash' - 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]
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'Jumpin' Jack Flash' was released as a 7" single in the UK on May 24, 1968, where it peaked at #1.
Its US counterpart, released on May 31, 1968, reached #3.
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, recording on 'Jumpin' Jack Flash' began during the 'Beggars Banquet' sessions of 1968 [although it was not released on that album].
Richards has stated that he and Jagger wrote the lyrics while staying at Richards' country house, where they were awoken one morning by the sound of gardener Jack Dyer walking past the window. When Jagger asked what the noise was, Richards responded: "Oh, that's Jack – that's jumpin' Jack." The rest of the lyrics evolved from there.
Jagger said in a 1995 interview with Rolling Stone that the song arose "...out of all the acid of 'Satanic Majesties...' It's about having a hard time and getting out. Just a metaphor for getting out of all the acid things." In his auto... [+]
Nine singles in picture sleeves [replicas of worldwide releases from various countries] will be issued by Abkco to accompany the release of LPs and CDs box sets of mono studio recordings on 30 September 2016.