tracks recorded & mixed:
August 8, 1963: Decca Studios, London, England
November 14, 1963: De Lane Lea Studios, London, England
June 11, 1964: Chess Studios, Chicago, USA
July 7-10, 1965: RCA Studios, Los Angeles, USA
September 5-6, 1965: RCA Studios, Los Angeles, USA
Engineers: Dave Hassinger, Glyn Johns, Ron Malo
Released: November 1965
Original label: London Records (Polygram)
Contributing musicians: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, Brian Jones, Ian Stewart, Jack Nitzsche, James W. Alexander, unspecified musicans (strings).
She Said Yeah
Talkin' 'Bout You
You Better Move On
Look What You've Done
The Singer Not the Song
Route (66) (*live)
Get Off of My Cloud
As Tears Go By
Gotta Get Away
Blue Turns to Grey
I'm Moving On (*live)
It was our manager (Andrew Oldham)'s idea of hip. Beat poetry.
We are recording in the U.S. solely because we believe we can produce our best work there and we want to give British fans the best. We can record right through from 6 o'clock at night to 6 o'clock in the morning over there without so much as a tea break, and the engineers are first class. We should be able to complete most of our recording while on tour in America and it will not be necessary to make tehese special trips often.
We could have made a much better thing out of this album.
December's Children isn't (an album), it's just a collection of songs.
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