Gimme “Some”: The Rolling Stones’ “Some Girls” album turns 40 on Saturday

UMeThis Saturday, June 9, marks the 40th anniversary of the release of The Rolling Stones’ classic album, Some Girls. It’s the band’s best-selling studio effort in the U.S., having sold over six million copies.

The album spent two weeks at #1 on the Billboard 200 and yielded three top 40 hits on the Hot 100 tally: the chart-topping “Miss You”; “Beast of Burden,” which reached #8; and “Shattered,” which peaked at #31.

The 10-track collection also featured other memorable tracks, like “When the Whip Comes Down,” “Respectable,” the country-flavored “Far Away Eyes” and a cover of The …read more

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