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The Rolling StonesBlack And Blue

Label:Rolling Stones Records – COC 79104
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Monarch Pressing, Gatefold
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:Classic Rock

Tracklist

A1Hot Stuff
Backing Vocals [Back-up Vox]Billy*, Keith*, Mick*, Ronnie*
Bass GuitarBill Wyman
DrumsCharlie Watts
Electric Guitar [Elec. Guitar, Wah-Wah]Keith*
Electric Guitar [Elec. Guitar], Effects [FX]Keith Richard*
Electric Guitar [Elec. Lead Guitar]Harvey Mandel
Lead Vocals [Lead Vocal]Mick Jagger
PercussionBill*, Charlie*, Stu*, Mick*, Ollie E. Brown*
PianoBilly Preston
5:21
A2Hand Of Fate
Backing Vocals [Back-up Vox]Keith*, Ronnie*
Bass GuitarBill*
Drums, Snare [Snare Drum]Charlie*
Electric Guitar [Elec. Guitar], Effects [FX]Keith*
Lead Vocals [Lead Vocal]Mick*
PercussionOllie*
PianoBilly Preston
Soloist [Solo], Electric GuitarWayne*
4:28
A3Cherry Oh Baby
Backing Vocals [Back-up Vox (Hi)]Keith*, Mick*
Backing Vocals [Back-up Vox (Lo)]Keith*, Mick*
Bass Drum, DrumsCharlie*
Bass Guitar [Bass Gtr.]Bill*
Electric Guitar [El. Guitar]Ronnie Wood*
Electric Guitar [Elec. Guitar]Keith*
Harmony Vocals [Harmony Lead Vox]Keith*
Lead Vocals [Lead Vocal]Mick*
OrganNicky Hopkins
Rhythm Guitar [Rhythm Guitar Lick]Keith*
Written-ByEric Donaldson
3:54
A4Memory Motel
Acoustic Guitar [Acoustic Gtr.]Wayne*
Backing Vocals [Back-up Vox]Billy*, Keith*, Mick*, Ronnie*
Bass GuitarBill*
Concert Grand Piano [Concert Piano]Mick*
Drums, Bass DrumCharlie*
Electric Guitar [Elec. Guitar]Harvey Mandel
Electric Piano, Effects [FX]Keith*
Harmony Vocals [Lead Vocal Harmony]Keith*
Lead Vocals [Lead Vocal]Mick*
Synthesizer [String Synthesizer, Hi-Lo]Billy P.*
7:06
B1Hey Negrita
Backing Vocals [Back-up Vox]Billy*, Keith*, Ronnie*
Bass GuitarBill*
Drums, Bass DrumCharlie*
Electric Guitar [Elec. Guitar], Effects [FX]Keith*
Electric Guitar [Electric Guitar Lead], Effects [FX]Ronnie Wood*
Harmony Vocals [Harmony Vocal]Mick*
Lead Vocals [Lead Vocal]Mick*
OrganBilly*
PercussionOllie E. Brown*
PianoBilly*
4:58
B2Melody
Arranged By [Horn Arr.]Arif Mardin
Bass Drum [Brushes On B/ Drum], Cymbal [Cymbals], Drums [Kick Drum]Charlie*
Bass GuitarBill*
Body Percussion [Foot Stomp]Mick*
Electric Guitar [Elec. Guitar]Keith*
Harmony Vocals [Harmony]Billy*
Lead Vocals [Lead Vocal]Mick*
Piano, OrganBilly*
5:48
B3Fool To Cry
Bass GuitarBill*
Drums, Snare [Snare /D.]Charlie*
Electric Guitar [Elc. Guitar], Effects [FX]Keith*
Electric Piano [Elec. Piano]Mick*
GuitarKeith*, Wayne*
Lead Vocals [Lead Vocal]Mick*
PianoNicky Hopkins
Synthesizer [String Synthesizer, Hi, Lo]Nicky*
5:02
B4Crazy Mama
Backing Vocals [Back-up Vocal]Billy*, Keith*, Ron*
Bass GuitarKeith*
Drums, Bass DrumCharlie*
Electric Guitar [Elc. Guitar]Keith*, Mick*
Lead Guitar [Lead Gtr.]Keith*
Lead Vocals [Lead Vocal]Mick*
Percussion [Other], CowbellOllie*
PianoBilly*
Soloist [Solo & Ending]Billy*, Keith*, Ron*
4:32
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Credits

Notes

Monarch pressing indicated by MR stamped in runout (or delta number), Sterling sound cut the lacquer indicated by 'STERLING' stamped in runout, and Presswell provided the metal parts indicated by 'PR' etched in the runout.

Location: Musicland, Münich, Mobile, Rotterdam, Casino, Montreux.

A1. Recorded in Musicland, Münich. 30th March 1975.
A2. Recorded in Musicland, Münich. 25th March 1975.
A3. Recorded in Musicland, Münich. Dec 15th 1974.
A4. Recorded in Musicland, Münich. March 31st 1975.
B1. Recorded in Musicland, Münich. 2nd April 1975.
B2. Recorded with Mobile in Rotterdam, 23rd Jan. 1975.
B3. Recorded in Musicland, Münich. Dec. 12th 1974.
B4. Recorded in Musicland, Münich. March 29th 1975.

LP housed in custom inner sleeve.

Ron Wood courtesy of Warner Bros. Records.
Billy Preston courtesy of A&M Records.

"Hey, Negrita" on inner sleeve; "Hey Negrita" on label.

Runout is etched except MR & STERLING are stamped.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Pressing Plant ID (Stamped in runouts, sides A & B): MR (in a circle)
  • Price Code: 0698
  • Rights Society: PRS
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): ST-RS-763567
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): ST-RS-763568
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A (Variant 1)): ST-RS-763567-J △ 20555(2) PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B (Variant 1)): ST-RS-763568-G Sterling △ 20555-x(3) LH PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A (Variant 2)): ST-RS-763567-J J △ 20555(6) PR STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B (Variant 2)): ST-RS-763568-G G △ 20555-X(2) PR LH STERLING 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A (Variant 3)): ST-RS-763567-J J MR △ 20555(4) PR STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B (Variant 3)): ST-RS-763568-G G MR △ 20555-X(1) PR LH STERLING 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A (Variant 4)): ST-RS-763567-GG-EX MR △ 20555(9) STERLING LH PR 1 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B (Variant 4)): ST-RS-763568-G G MR △ 20555-X(2) STERLING LH PR 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A (Variant 5)): ST-RS-763567-GG-EX② MR △20555(3) STERLING LH PR 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B (Variant 5)): ST-RS-763568-GG MR △20555-X(8) STERLING LH PR 2

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Black And Blue (LP, Album, Gatefold)Rolling Stones Records, Rolling Stones Records, Rolling Stones Records, Rolling Stones RecordsCOC 79104, RS 0192, 0192, COC 79104 0698Greece1976
Black And Blue (LP, Album, Gatefold)Rolling Stones RecordsCOC 59106Netherlands1976
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Black And Blue (LP, Album, Gatefold)Rolling Stones RecordsCOC 59106UK1976
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Black And Blue (LP, Album, Stereo)Rolling Stones RecordsCOC 79104Canada1976
Black And Blue (LP, Album, Stereo, Gatefold)Rolling Stones Records, Rolling Stones RecordsCOC 59 106, COC 59 106-ZGermany1976

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  • UniversityofVinyl's avatar
    Worth the price of admission alone for Hand of Faith. Stellar sound on this baby.
    • filstan's avatar
      filstan
      Absolutely a top quality recording with fantastic sound quality. One of the best sounding Stones records out there.
      • Geffens's avatar
        Geffens
        Is Perkins on Hand Of Fate not Mandel.
        Great album!

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