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Rolling Stones "40 Licks" - what's the deal??

Old 02-21-03, 03:20 PM
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Rolling Stones "40 Licks" - what's the deal??

They left off their top 5 smash hit from 1986 "Harlem Shuffle." What good is a hits collection if you leave off a hit? Dang-nammit! And I was all set to buy this because the last compilation I bought only went as high as 1984 ("Rewind").
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Old 02-21-03, 03:31 PM
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Apparently, this album is a collection of their personal favorite hits. There are tons of songs that I am disappointed did not make the cut, but I still picked it up anyway.
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Old 02-21-03, 05:09 PM
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Hmmm, IF I was going to buy this CD I'd prefer just about any other hit than that.
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Old 02-21-03, 06:08 PM
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It's a fundamental law of the universe that every greatest hits package has at least one obvious ommission.

For me, it was the lack of "Bitch", but "Harlem Shuffle" was a fairly big hit and should have been included too.
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I never liked "Harlem Shuffle", but it should have been included. I was more annoyed that they left off "Waiting On A Friend" and "She's So Cold"; they certainly deserved to be included over worthless crap like "You Got Me Rocking".
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Old 03-02-03, 10:05 AM
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Is "Jumpin' Jack Flash" on the album?
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Old 03-02-03, 10:55 AM
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Is "Jumpin' Jack Flash" on the album?
Yes. Here's the tracklist:

Disc 1
Street Fighting Man
Gimme Shelter
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
The Last Time
Jumpin Jack Flash
You Can't Always Get What You Want
19th Nervous Breakdown
Under My Thumb
Not Fade Away
Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby
Sympathy for the Devil
Mother's Little Helper
She's a Rainbow
Get Off My Cloud
Wild Horses
Ruby Tuesday
Paint It Black
Honky Tonk Women
It's All Over Now
Let's Spend the Night Together

Disc 2
Start Me Up
Brown Sugar
Miss You
Beast of Burden
Don't Stop
You Got Me Rocking
Fool to Cry
Love Is Strong
Mixed Emotions
Keys to Your Love
Anybody Seen My Baby?
Stealing My Heart
Tumbling Dice
Undercover of the Night
Emotional Rescue
Only Rock 'n Roll (But I Like It)
Losing My Touch
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Old 03-02-03, 12:53 PM
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It's still a great package to introduce people to the Stones, or great as a driving compilation.
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