Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The Rolling Stones stream unreleased Goats Head Soup track featuring Jimmy Page

The Rolling Stones are streaming a previously-unreleased “Goats Head Soup” track, “Scarlet”, which features Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.

Originally recorded in October 1974, the song also sees Blind Faith’s Rick Grech on bass.

“My recollection is we walked in at the end of a Zeppelin session,” says Keith Richards. “They were just leaving, and we were booked in next and I believe that Jimmy decided to stay. We weren’t actually cutting it as a track; it was basically for a demo, a demonstration, you know, just to get the feel of it, but it came out well, with a lineup like that, you know, we better use it.”

“I remember first jamming this with Jimmy and Keith in Ronnie’s basement studio,” recalls Mick Jagger. “It was a great session.”

“Scarlet” will be featured on a series of expanded reissues of the Stones’ classic 1973 album, which will arrive on September 4.

Produced by Jimmy Miller and recorded in Jamaica, Los Angeles and London, the project topped the charts around the world and delivered such Stones classic as “Angie”, “Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)” and “Dancing with Mr. D.”

The record was the band’s fourth with guitarist Mick Taylor, who was added to the lineup in 1969 following the firing of founding member Brian Jones.

“Goats Head Soup 2020”
will be available in multiple configurations, including four-disc CD and vinyl box set editions, Deluxe 2CD and 2LP versions, and single CD, vinyl and cassette packages.

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