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Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (1972)
Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (1972)
Published: 2009/10/24
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Rocks Off ~ The Rolling Stones
Rocks Off ~ The Rolling Stones
Published: 2008/09/01
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The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (Live) - OFFICIAL
The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (Live) - OFFICIAL
Published: 2012/07/07
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Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (Live 1973)
Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (Live 1973)
Published: 2010/11/08
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Rocks Off
Rocks Off
Published: 2017/01/25
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The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off - Lyrics
The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off - Lyrics
Published: 2013/02/25
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Rocks Off - Rolling Stones Lyrics HD
Rocks Off - Rolling Stones Lyrics HD
Published: 2012/02/18
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"Rocks Off" The Rolling Stones - BCN 2017
"Rocks Off" The Rolling Stones - BCN 2017
Published: 2017/09/28
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The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off
The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off
Published: 2013/05/31
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Lil Blood & Boo Banga - "Rocks Off" Ft Ra Ra (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO HD)
Lil Blood & Boo Banga - "Rocks Off" Ft Ra Ra (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO HD)
Published: 2012/05/23
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THE ROLLING STONES - Rocks Off cover, no vocals.
THE ROLLING STONES - Rocks Off cover, no vocals.
Published: 2014/10/12
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Every Time I Die - BOAT SHOW HIGHLIGHTS | Rocks Off Concert Cruise
Every Time I Die - BOAT SHOW HIGHLIGHTS | Rocks Off Concert Cruise
Published: 2017/07/19
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Rocks Off - Rolling Stones
Rocks Off - Rolling Stones
Published: 2010/01/31
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Spoon - Rocks Off (Rolling Stones Cover) - Best Version
Spoon - Rocks Off (Rolling Stones Cover) - Best Version
Published: 2012/11/16
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Daniel Bedingfield - Rocks Off UNCENSORED
Daniel Bedingfield - Rocks Off UNCENSORED
Published: 2012/03/15
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The Rolling Stones- Rocks Off
The Rolling Stones- Rocks Off
Published: 2010/04/24
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Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (Live in the USA, Philadelphia 1972)
Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (Live in the USA, Philadelphia 1972)
Published: 2008/11/27
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ROLLING STONES: Rocks Off (Instrumental-Version)
ROLLING STONES: Rocks Off (Instrumental-Version)
Published: 2013/10/06
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Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (instrumental 1971) Lyrics
Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (instrumental 1971) Lyrics
Published: 2013/02/04
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Primal Scream - Rocks with lyrics
Primal Scream - Rocks with lyrics
Published: 2014/06/20
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get my rocks off....Dr.Hook
get my rocks off....Dr.Hook
Published: 2007/06/16
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Def Leppard - Getcha Rocks Off (Original E.P. Version - 1979)
Def Leppard - Getcha Rocks Off (Original E.P. Version - 1979)
Published: 2012/03/27
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Old 97s - Rocks Off
Old 97s - Rocks Off
Published: 2012/01/29
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Dr Hook -  Billy Francis -   " Get My Rocks Off"   (From The Old Grey Whistle Test Show )
Dr Hook - Billy Francis - " Get My Rocks Off" (From The Old Grey Whistle Test Show )
Published: 2011/01/23
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GETTING OUR ROCKS OFF (What
GETTING OUR ROCKS OFF (What're Those?!)
Published: 2016/09/26
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The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off @ Barcelona 2017
The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off @ Barcelona 2017
Published: 2017/09/28
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03. Rocks Off - The Rolling Stones
03. Rocks Off - The Rolling Stones
Published: 2017/02/09
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How to Play
How to Play 'Rocks Off' Rolling Stones
Published: 2011/02/14
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The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off  Live In Barcelona 27/09/2017
The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off Live In Barcelona 27/09/2017
Published: 2017/09/27
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Get My Rocks Off Dr.Hook & The Medicine Show (Revisited)
Get My Rocks Off Dr.Hook & The Medicine Show (Revisited)
Published: 2011/11/05
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Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (Barcelona, Sep. 27th, 2017)
Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (Barcelona, Sep. 27th, 2017)
Published: 2017/09/27
Channel: Justin Vasconcelos
get your rocks off
get your rocks off
Published: 2007/02/11
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The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off + Rip This Joint + Shake Your Hips (2016 half-speed mastered reissue)
The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off + Rip This Joint + Shake Your Hips (2016 half-speed mastered reissue)
Published: 2017/06/10
Channel: Nothing Like Vinyl
ONE OK ROCK: Taking Off [OFFICIAL VIDEO]
ONE OK ROCK: Taking Off [OFFICIAL VIDEO]
Published: 2016/10/25
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Marilyn Manson - Get My Rocks Off - Rare Mechanical Animals Cover
Marilyn Manson - Get My Rocks Off - Rare Mechanical Animals Cover
Published: 2013/04/25
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The Rock Throws Stone Cold Steve Austin Off A Bridge Raw 04.12.1999
The Rock Throws Stone Cold Steve Austin Off A Bridge Raw 04.12.1999
Published: 2016/09/04
Channel: Tyler Desjardins
Blonde Redhead- I Still Get Rocks Off
Blonde Redhead- I Still Get Rocks Off
Published: 2010/11/22
Channel: Riwan Khalil
Eagle & The Worm - Rocks Off (live)
Eagle & The Worm - Rocks Off (live)
Published: 2011/12/22
Channel: TheMusicComAu
Rocks off Subtitulada Español Rolling Stones & RollingBilbao Live Guitar Cover HD.wmv
Rocks off Subtitulada Español Rolling Stones & RollingBilbao Live Guitar Cover HD.wmv
Published: 2012/10/27
Channel: RollingBilbao
Rocks Off - Rolling Stones (modified Open G version)
Rocks Off - Rolling Stones (modified Open G version)
Published: 2011/09/17
Channel: privettricker
Brown Sugar (Rolling Stones Cover) by Rocks Off (Live at DZ Records)
Brown Sugar (Rolling Stones Cover) by Rocks Off (Live at DZ Records)
Published: 2016/08/11
Channel: DZ Records
The Rolling Stones -  Rocks Off  - Detroit 2015
The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off - Detroit 2015
Published: 2017/02/19
Channel: Zack
Pussy Galore - Rocks Off
Pussy Galore - Rocks Off
Published: 2011/09/25
Channel: dialmformutherfuker
Dust Bowl Jokies - Boots On Rocks Off [Official Video]
Dust Bowl Jokies - Boots On Rocks Off [Official Video]
Published: 2013/04/15
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The Dazzlings Singing Off-Key - MLP: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks! [HD]
The Dazzlings Singing Off-Key - MLP: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks! [HD]
Published: 2014/11/03
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Primal Scream - Rocks - Glastonbury 2013
Primal Scream - Rocks - Glastonbury 2013
Published: 2013/07/21
Channel: 4musiclovers2
Get My Rocks Off. Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show. (1972)
Get My Rocks Off. Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show. (1972)
Published: 2014/09/20
Channel: 12mulligan
Jamie Archer - Get Your Rocks Off (The X Factor 2009 Live Show 4)
Jamie Archer - Get Your Rocks Off (The X Factor 2009 Live Show 4)
Published: 2009/10/31
Channel: JamieArcherSource
The Rolling Stones ("Rocks Off")
The Rolling Stones ("Rocks Off")
Published: 2008/09/25
Channel: SureShotDC
Rockas Viejas - Rocks Off - Video No Oficial
Rockas Viejas - Rocks Off - Video No Oficial
Published: 2010/05/21
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"Rocks Off"
Rocks Off cover.jpg
Japanese single cover
Song by the Rolling Stones
from the album Exile on Main St.
Released 12 May 1972 (1972-05-12)
Recorded July 1971 – March 1972
Genre Rock and roll
Length 4:32
Label Rolling Stones Records
Songwriter(s) Jagger/Richards
Producer(s) Jimmy Miller

"Rocks Off" is the opening track on the Rolling Stones' 1972 double album Exile on Main St.. Recorded between July 1971 and March 1972, "Rocks Off" is one of the songs on the album that was recorded at Villa Nellcôte, a house Keith Richards rented in the south of France during the summer and autumn of 1971. Overdubs and final mixing for the song were later done at Sunset Sound studios in Los Angeles, California between December 1971 and March 1972.

The lyrics to the song are wide-ranging, harsh and brutally frank at times; as in Richards obviously referring to an injection of heroin:

I'm zipping through the days at lightning speed. Plug in, flush out and fire the fucking feed. Heading for the overload, Splattered on the dirty road, Kick me like you've kicked before, I can't even feel the pain no more.[citation needed]

The song features a sudden divergence near the two minute fifteen second mark into what has been called a psychedelic jam of sorts, with Mick Jagger's vocals electronically distorted and the guitar chords stretched:

Feel so hypnotized, can't describe the scene. Feel so mesmerized, all that inside me ...

AllMusic critic Jason Ankeny claims that the song "perfectly sets the mood for what's to follow – murky, gritty, and menacingly raw, its strung-out incoherence captures the record's debauched brilliance with marble-mouthed eloquence."[1] AllMusic's Stephen Thomas Erlewine considers the song a masterpiece.[2] Jonathan Zwickel of Pitchfork considers it "some of the Rolling Stones' most enduring and soulful work."[3] The song's mix is notoriously haphazard, as many instruments, and even the lead vocals, fade in and out of prominence.[1] The villa's basement, where many of the songs were recorded, was extremely hot and many of the guitars could not stay in tune as a result. Jimmy Miller produced the track, and it features session men Nicky Hopkins on piano, Jim Price and Bobby Keys on brass, as well as regular band members Jagger (lead vocals), Richards (backing vocals, guitar), Charlie Watts (drums), Mick Taylor (guitar), and Bill Wyman (bass).

"Rocks Off" was released as a single in Japan. A live recording was captured during the band's 2002-2003 Licks Tour and released on the 2004 live album Live Licks.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ankeny, J. "Rocks Off". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-08-20. 
  2. ^ Erlewine, S.T. "Exile on Main St.". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-08-20. 
  3. ^ Zwickel, J. (June 23, 2004). "Top 100 Albums of the 1970s". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2014-07-22. 

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