Paint It, Black
The Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones 1966 Paint It Black 45

I see a red door and
I want it painted black
No colors anymore
I want them to turn black

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1966 for two weeks
  • Hot 100 chart debut: May 14, 1966
  • from the album Aftermath (1966)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #176 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • the third of eight No. 1 hits on the Hot 100 The Rolling Stones would achieve in their career
  • on the record:
         Mick Jagger- lead vocals
         Keith Richards- electric guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
         Bill Wyman- bass, Hammond B3
         Brian Jones- sitar
         Charlie Watts- drums
         Jack Nitzsche- piano
  • written by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  • produced by Andrew Loog Oldham
  • recorded at RCA Studios, Hollywood, California
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