BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #307: “ANGIE”- THE ROLLING STONES -OCTOBER 20, 1973

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Billboard #1 Hits: #307: “Angie”- The Rolling Stones- October 20, 1973. #1 for 1 week in Billboard Hot 100.

  • Single: “Angie”- The Rolling Stones
  • Record Company- Rolling Stones
  • Genre: Rock
  • Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
  • Time: 4:33
  • B-side:”Silver Train”
  • Album- Goats Head Soup
  • Grade- B+
  • Peaked at #1 1 week in Billboard Hot 100. #5 in UK Singles Chart, #1 in Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Netherlands, Norway and Switzerland.

While “Angie” is credited to Jagger- Richards it was written mostly by Keith Richards. While everyone has assumed over the years that the song was written about David Bowie’s wife Angela- Richards has said in interviews it was written about his daughter-Dandelion Angela.

5 responses to “BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #307: “ANGIE”- THE ROLLING STONES -OCTOBER 20, 1973

  1. I love that song and read about it a few days ago in Keith’s book. I’m at 73% now! Yay! I don’t think it has ever taken me this long to read a book! So much to absorb!

  2. When I was in my early teenage years, I was very much into soft music. While I liked the tune more back then, I still think it’s a pretty good ballad. The Stones didn’t have many. This was definitely their best ballad.

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