On this London LP, even though it says the record is electronically re-processed stereo, the songs we heard on side one were dead mono.
So much for believing what you read on album covers.
Here are some records that we think sound amazing in MONO.
Here are some records that we don’t think sound very good in MONO.
In 1965, the Stones finally proved themselves capable of writing classic rock singles that mined their R&B/blues roots, but updated them into a more guitar-based, thoroughly contemporary context. The first enduring Jagger-Richards classics are here — “The Last Time,” its menacing, folky B-side “Play With Fire,” and the riff-driven “Satisfaction,” which made them superstars in the States and defined their sound and rebellious attitude better than any other single song.
The Last Time
That’s How Strong My Love Is
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
Cry to Me Russell
The Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man
Play With Fire
The Spider and the Fly
One More Try