A Lesson In Songwriting From The Rolling Stones

Here is a fascinating clip of The Rolling Stones writing and recording “Sympathy for the Devil.” The song versions morph from a laid-back tune to a percussive, driving anthem. Plus you get to actually see the most catchy “hooting owl” backup singers in recorded history. The film also helps bring attention to the lyrics. I never think of Mick Jagger as a particularly deep lyricist, but it seems like for this tune he was really trying to channel his inner Bob Dylan.

Naissance de “Sympathy for the devil ” (one+one… by cinocheproduction

You can read more about the story behind this clip here.


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