The Rolling Stones Song of the Day is- Wild Horses. Wild Horses- written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards is the third song on side one of Sticky Fingers. The song was also released as a single in the United States and peaked at #28 on the Billboard Hot 100. Keith started the song as a son for his newborn son Marlon- he didn’t want to leave Marlon and go on the road. Later Mick rewrote the lyrics only keeping the line “wild horses couldn’t drag me away.” Before The Stones released the song it was first covered by Keith’s friend Gram Parsons band The Flying Burrito Brothers. The Stones recorded Wild Horses at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios in December 1969- and as with Brown Sugar it wasn’t released for well over a year due to legal issues with their former record company. Mick’s former wife Jerry Hall has called Wild Horses her favorite Rolling Stones song. Rolling Stone magazine ranked it #334 on their 500 Greatest Songs Ever list.