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Dead Flowers Rolling Stones
Dead Flowers Rolling Stones
Published: 2008/11/15
Channel: Tim Prendeville
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Live) - OFFICIAL
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Live) - OFFICIAL
Published: 2012/09/21
Channel: The Rolling Stones
THE ROLLING STONES /// 9. Dead Flowers - (Sticky Fingers) - (1971)
THE ROLLING STONES /// 9. Dead Flowers - (Sticky Fingers) - (1971)
Published: 2011/05/18
Channel: bluearmyaudio
Dead Flowers (Remastered)
Dead Flowers (Remastered)
Published: 2017/02/18
Channel: The Rolling Stones - Topic
Dead Flowers ~~~ The Rolling Stones
Dead Flowers ~~~ The Rolling Stones
Published: 2010/08/01
Channel: manfreadstraw
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers with lyrics
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers with lyrics
Published: 2014/08/25
Channel: Iahim
The Rolling Stones - DEAD FLOWERS (ALTERNATE VERSION)
The Rolling Stones - DEAD FLOWERS (ALTERNATE VERSION)
Published: 2015/05/27
Channel: TheRollingStonesVEVO
Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers with Brad Paisley   Nashville June 17 2015
Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers with Brad Paisley Nashville June 17 2015
Published: 2015/06/18
Channel: hydearchives
Dead Flowers Rolling Stones
Dead Flowers Rolling Stones
Published: 2011/07/24
Channel: zebulonen
Keith Richards & Willie Nelson & Friends - Dead Flowers (Stones Classic Live)
Keith Richards & Willie Nelson & Friends - Dead Flowers (Stones Classic Live)
Published: 2013/04/17
Channel: badcelt
ROLLING STONES -DEAD FLOWERS (ALTERNATE TAKE) 1969
ROLLING STONES -DEAD FLOWERS (ALTERNATE TAKE) 1969
Published: 2015/01/28
Channel: nomadtraveller100
DEAD FLOWERS   ROLLING STONES
DEAD FLOWERS ROLLING STONES
Published: 2015/05/06
Channel: GERRY CLAASSEN
Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (with Brad Paisley) - Philadelphia 6/18/13
Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (with Brad Paisley) - Philadelphia 6/18/13
Published: 2013/06/20
Channel: TapeheadToo
Townes Van Zandt - Dead Flowers
Townes Van Zandt - Dead Flowers
Published: 2012/01/06
Channel: Michael Calderon
Dead Flowers (Alternate Version)
Dead Flowers (Alternate Version)
Published: 2017/03/31
Channel: The Rolling Stones - Topic
The Rolling Stones Dead Flowers Lyrics
The Rolling Stones Dead Flowers Lyrics
Published: 2012/04/30
Channel: SanneAngie
How to play Dead Flowers by The Rolling Stones - Guitar Lesson Tutorial (ST-390)
How to play Dead Flowers by The Rolling Stones - Guitar Lesson Tutorial (ST-390)
Published: 2017/02/24
Channel: JustinGuitar Songs
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Lyrics)
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Lyrics)
Published: 2015/12/05
Channel: Fritzes007
The Rolling Stones in Nashville with Brad Paisley - DEAD FLOWERS - ZIP CODE TOUR
The Rolling Stones in Nashville with Brad Paisley - DEAD FLOWERS - ZIP CODE TOUR
Published: 2015/06/19
Channel: The Rolling Stones
Dead Flowers (Live)
Dead Flowers (Live)
Published: 2016/06/03
Channel: The Rolling Stones - Topic
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Live 15 November 2014)
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Live 15 November 2014)
Published: 2014/11/16
Channel: eckythump74
The Rolling Stones, Dead Flowers cover
The Rolling Stones, Dead Flowers cover
Published: 2017/06/02
Channel: theGuttmanBrothers
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stones
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stones
Published: 2011/09/02
Channel: rollinthunderoad
Dead Flowers The Rolling Stones Lesson - How to play on Guitar and Harmonica
Dead Flowers The Rolling Stones Lesson - How to play on Guitar and Harmonica
Published: 2011/06/05
Channel: George Goodman
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stones - Easy Beginner Guitar Tutorial
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stones - Easy Beginner Guitar Tutorial
Published: 2017/09/25
Channel: TenThumbs Productions
How to Play The Rolling Stones Dead Flowers - Super Easy L46
How to Play The Rolling Stones Dead Flowers - Super Easy L46
Published: 2013/10/01
Channel: Geneguitarlessons
Dead Flowers
Dead Flowers
Published: 2010/07/29
Channel: guitarkaraokeguy
Dead Flowers The Rolling Stones
Dead Flowers The Rolling Stones
Published: 2016/11/08
Channel: The T Factory
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Sticky Fingers Live)
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Sticky Fingers Live)
Published: 2016/02/29
Channel: elnegrovilla
Dead Flowers - Backing Track for Vocals
Dead Flowers - Backing Track for Vocals
Published: 2017/07/26
Channel: ImperialBluesGuitar
Rolling Stones - "Dead Flowers" (Happy Town soundtrack)
Rolling Stones - "Dead Flowers" (Happy Town soundtrack)
Published: 2010/08/04
Channel: HappyTownCampaign
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers 1970 - kleermaker
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers 1970 - kleermaker's weekly stellar live song
Published: 2013/04/14
Channel: kleermaker1000
Mick Jagger & Jeff Beck Live - Dead Flowers
Mick Jagger & Jeff Beck Live - Dead Flowers
Published: 2015/08/17
Channel: Cal Vid
Townes Van Zandt - Dead Flowers
Townes Van Zandt - Dead Flowers
Published: 2009/09/22
Channel: Pauly McPaulson
Dead Flowers - Acoustic Rolling Stones / Guns n
Dead Flowers - Acoustic Rolling Stones / Guns n' Roses Cover
Published: 2010/06/19
Channel: FussenKuh
Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers bass cover (sound test)
Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers bass cover (sound test)
Published: 2013/08/31
Channel: Jon Gould
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Cover) at Soundcheck Live / Lucky Strike Live
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Cover) at Soundcheck Live / Lucky Strike Live
Published: 2016/09/09
Channel: Lucky Strike Live
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stones (Music only cover)
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stones (Music only cover)
Published: 2017/05/19
Channel: Andros Prog
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Live) - Hope Estate, Hunter Valley
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Live) - Hope Estate, Hunter Valley
Published: 2014/11/17
Channel: The Rolling Stones
"Dead Flowers" (Rolling Stones) EZ Strum & Sing Along
"Dead Flowers" (Rolling Stones) EZ Strum & Sing Along
Published: 2013/10/05
Channel: davesguitarplanet
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stone with Brad Paisley, live Nashville (TheDailyVinyl official)
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stone with Brad Paisley, live Nashville (TheDailyVinyl official)
Published: 2015/06/19
Channel: TheDailyVinyl LIVE!
Dead Flowers OKC perform Rolling Stones songs at Bennett Jam 2017
Dead Flowers OKC perform Rolling Stones songs at Bennett Jam 2017
Published: 2017/04/23
Channel: Dead Flowers
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stones Cover
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stones Cover
Published: 2015/11/08
Channel: TaylorsOfficialMusic
Townes Van Zandt   Dead Flowers   The Big Lebowski
Townes Van Zandt Dead Flowers The Big Lebowski
Published: 2013/02/01
Channel: Nikolas Blodgett
Dead Flowers - Rolling Stones
Dead Flowers - Rolling Stones
Published: 2016/10/07
Channel: James James
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers GUITAR BACKING TRACK
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers GUITAR BACKING TRACK
Published: 2014/11/25
Channel: Guitar Backing Tracks For You
Rolling Stones - dead flowers (live version from Stripped)
Rolling Stones - dead flowers (live version from Stripped)
Published: 2015/02/01
Channel: rinoromio
"Dead Flowers" - Rolling Stones (Cover)
"Dead Flowers" - Rolling Stones (Cover)
Published: 2013/03/29
Channel: Brandon Tweed
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stones - Lyrics
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stones - Lyrics
Published: 2016/03/24
Channel: ClutchLyrics
Baroque Band Bandung - Dead Flowers ( The Rolling Stones Cover Song)
Baroque Band Bandung - Dead Flowers ( The Rolling Stones Cover Song)
Published: 2015/02/20
Channel: floydian
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"Dead Flowers"
Song by The Rolling Stones
from the album Sticky Fingers
Released 23 April 1971
Recorded April 1970
Genre Rock, country rock
Length 4:13
Label Rolling Stones Records
Songwriter(s) Jagger/Richards
Producer(s) Jimmy Miller

"Dead Flowers" is a song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of the rock band the Rolling Stones, appearing on their 1971 album Sticky Fingers.

Recording and performance history[edit]

Recording of "Dead Flowers" took place in April 1970 at the Olympic Studios in London. The lyrics to the song are notably dark, and feature the line, "I'll be in my basement room, with a needle and a spoon", a reference to injecting heroin.

"Dead Flowers" was written during the period when the Stones were stepping into country territory, when Richards's friendship with Gram Parsons was influencing his songwriting. Jagger commented in 2003: "The 'Country' songs we recorded later, like "Dead Flowers" on Sticky Fingers or "Far Away Eyes" on Some Girls, are slightly different (than our earlier ones). The actual music is played completely straight, but it's me who's not going legit with the whole thing, because I think I'm a blues singer not a country singer - I think it's more suited to Keith's voice than mine."

Both Richards and Mick Taylor contribute the 'honky-tonk' style lead guitar lines throughout the album version. Richards's choppier fills act primarily as a response to Jagger's vocal lines during the verses, while Taylor's more fluid licks counteract with the vocals of the chorus. It is Taylor who performs the guitar solo in place of a third verse.

"Dead Flowers" was performed live during the album tours for Sticky Fingers and Exile On Main Street in 1970-72, then once during the Black and Blue Tour in 1976. It was not played again until the Steel Wheels Tour in 1989. Live performances of the song from 1995 can be found on the Stones' album Stripped and its 2016 edition Totally Stripped. The song, with its reference to "making bets on Kentucky Derby Day", was appropriately played during a September 2006 concert at Churchill Downs, site of the Kentucky Derby.

Country music singer/songwriter Brad Paisley joined the Rolling Stones for live renditions of the song in Philadelphia in June 2013 and in Nashville in June 2015.[1]

Cover versions[edit]

The song has been widely covered. Townes Van Zandt included a version of the song on his album of live covers Roadsongs; this version was used in the film The Big Lebowski. New Riders of the Purple Sage covered the song on the 1974 live album, Home, Home on the Road, and 1976 album New Riders and as an encore during at least one concert in 1977.[2] Both the New Riders of the Purple Sage and the David Nelson Band regularly play it live to the present day. Gilby Clarke also did a cover of the song featuring Axl Rose, on his first solo album Pawnshop Guitars. Steve Earle often plays the song live and has recorded it several times as a live track. GG Allin covered the song live on his album The Troubled Troubador with The Disappointments.[3] Jerry Lee Lewis released a version of the song on his 2010 album, Mean Old Man, which featured Mick Jagger.[4] Poison also covered the song on their 2007 album Poison'd!, and Six Organs of Admittance have covered the song for their Somewhere Between Her Shoulder and God EP and in numerous live performances. Guns N' Roses also performed the song since 1993, notably at the 2012 London O2 Arena concert, where their former member Izzy Stradlin joined the band on stage to play the song. A version may also be found on Willie Nelson & Friends – Stars & Guitars, a 2002 live album.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 4. Hudak, J. 18 June 2015. Rolling Stone. Retrieved from https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-brad-paisley-sing-dead-flowers-with-the-rolling-stones-in-nashville-20150618
  2. ^ "The New Riders of the Purple Sage Recorded live on 31 December 1977 at Winterland (San Francisco, CA)". Wolfgang's Vault. Archived from the original on 10 July 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Troubled Troubador". Aware One Records. Retrieved 2012-02-14. 
  4. ^ Jerry Lee Lewis, Mean Old Man Retrieved 16 June 2012.

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