Jagger, Keith Richards & Ron Wood
Recording date: April-December 1985
Recording locations: Pathé Marconi Studios, Paris, France; RPM Studios & Right Track Studios, New York City
Producers: Steve Lillywhite & The Glimmer Twins Chief engineer: Dave Jerden
Never performed onstage
Bass: Ron Wood
Electric guitars: Keith Richards (incl. solo) & Ron Wood
Lead vocals: Mick Jagger
Background vocals: Keith Richards, Ron Wood, Ivan Neville, Steve Jordan & Charley Drayton
Organ: Chuck Leavell
That riff, yeah, and those tone drops on Fight which are typical of Jumpin' Jack or Street Fighting Man or Brown Sugar, those changes. That one came out of the blue. To tell the truth, I was pissed off at Mick one night, because we'd got nothing going in the studio and he'd left early. I just got so made with him I felt like, I want to get into a fight (laughs), and I just started it off like that. It was one of those things that came out of an immediate rage. Then Mick came back and sang it and did an INCREDIBLE job on it; it was when he started singing that I started to see the connection between it and Jumpin' Jack Flash and Street Fighting Man.
Yeah, that's Woody (on bass). He plays a lot more notes than Bill would. Originally it started off with Alan Rogan on bass - we used to call the band the Biff Hitler Trio in the studio because SO many times somebody would be in the studio ready to go and whoever was there got drafted.
On Fight, Woody used the Parsons B-string Bender for those pedal-steel effects.
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