(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
The Rolling Stones
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When I'm driving in my car
And the man comes on the radio
He's telling me more and more
About some useless information
Supposed to fire my imagination

1965
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1965 for four weeks
  • No. 1 on the UK Singles chart in 1965 for two weeks
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • ranks #2 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • from the Rolling Stones album Out of Our Heads (1965)
  • the first of eight No. 1 singles for The Rolling Stones
  • on the record:
           Mick Jagger- lead vocals, backing vocals
           Keith Richards- electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
           Bill Wyman- bass guitar
           Charlie Watts- drums
           Jack Nitzsche- piano, tambourine
  • written by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  • Keith Richards states that he came up with the guitar riff for the song in his sleep, waking up in the middle of the night, recording the riff and the words "I can't get no satisfaction" on a cassette recorder and promptly falling back to sleep. He would later describe the tape as: "two minutes of 'Satisfaction' and 40 minutes of me snoring
  • produced by Andrew Loog Oldham
  • recorded May 12, 1965 at RCA Studios, Hollywood, CA
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