Jagger & Keith Richards
First release: Love Is Strong single B-side, July 1994
Recording date: September 1993, November 1993-April 1994
Recording locations: Sandymount Studios, Ron Wood's home, St. Kildare, Ireland; Windmill Lane
Recording, Dublin, Ireland; & A&M Recording Studios, Los Angeles, USA
Producers: Don Was & The Glimmer Twins Chief engineer: Don Smith
Never performed onstage
Dobro acoustic guitar: Mick Jagger
Slide acoustic guitar: Ron Wood
Electric guitars: Keith Richards
Slide electric guitar: Ron Wood
Lead vocals: Mick Jagger
Background vocals: Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
Harmonica: Mick Jagger
Tambourine: Mick Jagger
I wrote the B-side of the single Love Is Strong (on demand). Don Was said, Well, you know, we should have the B-sides done this week. It was always, like, next week we were gonna do the B-sides. And when we were there the last night in Dublin, Don said, Well, we should really have done the B-sides. I said, Well, I didn't do any B-sides. I didn't write any B-sides. He said, Well, couldn't you just go and write them? This is like at the end of the 6 weeks. And I said, Don, I feel, like, really tired. I do not want to write the B-sides. And he said, Well, why can't you just go in the corner of the cafeteria and do them? I said, Okay, I'll try it. So I went in and wrote The Storm and the next one, which is called Jump on Top of Me, and the next one, which is called, ah... (laughs). I forget what I called it! It's called Drive something - I don't know - Ride All Night or something. I can't remember; I changed it. But anyway, I wrote the three of them in one go. Walked in the room and just sat down and played them. And then we did them all in one take. So they were written and played all in one take. So that's writing on demand. And then I'll finish the lyrics up later.
(I've got an old Dobro that I call) Uncle Harvey... I bought it from John Dopyera, one of the Dopyera brothers (founders of Dobro). It's very special... It's a gold-plated and wooden Dobro. In fact, Mick's playing it on The Storm, which is the B-side of the first single, Love Is Strong.
I like The Storm, which is the first B-side. I'd hoped that was going to be on the album, but you can't have everything.
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