The Rolling Stones were no raunchier or hornier or more insolent or sullen and/or more inclined to experiment with exotic weeds or chemicals than the Beatles or the Kinks or any other British band in the early to mid ’60s. They were just bluesier mostly. More honky tonk. Who said “women should be obscene and not heard”? None of the Stones.

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