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Today in Music History: The Stones Long Song Title

August 04, 2014

The Rolling Stones Drag
The Stones wrote their longest song title Today In Music History.
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History Highlight:

In 1966, The Rolling Stones recorded their longest title yet - and one of the longest song titles ever, "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standin' In The Shadows." The cover sleeve for the song, released on September 23th, generated some controversy; it featured the lads in drag, strolling down Park Avenue.

Also, Today In:

1963 - "Surfer Girl" The Beach Boys was released.

1971 - Ringo picked up a Gold record for "It Don't Come Easy," an unlikely but catchy hit which he wrote and George Harrison produced.

1971 - Paul McCartney announced the formation of his new band, Wings.

1979 - "My Sharona," by one-hit wonders The Knack, straddled the top of the charts.


Louis Armstrong was born today in 1901.