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Old 07-23-2008, 09:32 AM   #2881
L.A. BRONCOS FAN
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Well, I think Get Your Ya Ya's Out is a pretty strong live album, but it's a fluke since the ones that have come before it or since have all been embarassments (save for maybe Love You Live, but that's a huge maybe). It just always appeared to me like the live thing was something that the band did because it had to rather than wanting to like most bands do...hence the lifeless, rote performances on those albums.
+1 on "Get Your Ya Yas Out" - don't know why I forgot about that one.

When I was 14, I was in a band that played high school dances and socials, and "Live With Me" and "Midnight Rambler" (the GYYYO versions) were part of our set list.

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Studiowise, I still think Tattoo You was the last true great one....everything since has been spotty. If I had to choose, I'd take Keith's solo album Main Offender over anything the Stones have put out in the last 27 years that wasn't a compilation.
That's a coincidence - I just downloaded "Tattoo You" today.

Great record.

It's amazing how almost all of the songs on that record are outtakes from previous recording sessions.
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