Many fans consider “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” to be The Rolling Stones’ signature song—and Mick Jagger agrees. During an interview, he discussed the “material” that made the song a classic. He also stated that the track could not have been successful if it were not for another British invasion group.
Mick Jagger says 1 song made The Rolling Stones a ‘monster’ band
In 1995, Jane S. Weiner published Rolling stone Interview with Jagger titled “Mick Jagger Remembers”. During a later interview, Weiner asked Jagger if there was anything left to say about “(I can’t find) satisfaction”. At first, Jagger noted that Keith Richards did not think the song should be a single.
Jagger cited it as the song that transformed The Rolling Stones from an average band to a “monster band”. “We weren’t American, and America was a big thing, and we always wanted to make it here,” he recalled. “The way the song and the popularity of the band became a worldwide thing was pretty impressive. You know, we went to play Singapore.”
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Jagger said “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” has had some success with the Beatles. “The Beatles really opened up to all of that,” he said. “But to do that you needed to sing; Otherwise you were just a picture in the newspaper, and you had these little hits. “
Weiner asked Jagger if he views “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” as a classic song. “Well, it’s really a signature tune, rather than a great, classic painting, ’cause it’s just like one thing—a kind of signature that everybody knows,” Jagger replied.
Weiner asked Jagger what “material” made the song a classic. “It has a very catchy guitar riff,” he said. “It has a great guitar sound, which was original at the time. And it reflects the spirit of the time, which is so important in songs like this.”
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“(I Can’t Get) Satisfaction” became a huge hit. track tops billboard hot 100, remained on the charts for 14 weeks. The Rolling Stones included the track on their version of the album. out of our heads Released in the United States. album tops billboard 200, remaining on the chart for 65 weeks.
The song also became a huge hit in the United Kingdom. According to official chart company, the song reached number 1 in the UK and lasted 12 weeks on the chart. Devo, Britney Spears, Otis Redding and other famous artists later covered the song. The track also made a memorable appearance. Apocalypse Now. “(I Can’t Get) Satisfaction” is a classic song—thanks to some major “stuff.”