Sticky Fingers (studio album) by The Rolling Stones

Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
Year: 1971
Overall rank: 59th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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86/100 (from 1,783 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 5 albums of 1971 (4th)
Award Top 20 albums of the 1970s (18th)
Award Top 100 albums of all time (59th)

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Sticky Fingers is ranked 2nd best out of 94 albums by The Rolling Stones on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Rolling Stones is Exile On Main St. which is ranked number 43 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 26,841.

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86/100 (from 1,783 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 86.1/100, a mean average of 85.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 86.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.7.

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From 06/06/2022 20:06
Some incredible songs on this album. Brown Sugar, Wild Horses, Moonlight Mile and Sway are the best for me. The intro on Brown Sugar is one of the best ever. What a way to start an album. And Moonlight Mile is a beautiful way to end. However You Gotta Move is just rubbish, total filler. It's the only weak point of an awesome album though.
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From 05/30/2022 01:50
After Wild Horses, you expect the album to start getting dull, but that’s when the interesting stuff begins.
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From 04/22/2022 18:49
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Album of the year.1971. This, Let It Bleed and Exile.. awesome stuff.
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From 04/12/2022 16:04
Easily the best album from Rolling Stones. It is absolutely flawless with incredible songwriting and delivery. It takes the brilliance of their live performances and harnesses that energy for this album.
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From 04/02/2022 09:53
Good album, second best of the Stones for me. Brown Sugar is an amazing opener, and Wild Horses, sister Morphine is also two great songs. Moonlight mile is a perfect ender, and not any bad songs on here in my opinion
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From 03/24/2022 20:39
Love this album. Favourite Tracks: Wild Horses, Sway.
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From 01/28/2022 22:20
My second favorite album from them, there is more than 3 good songs like on previous albums. My fav tracks: Wild Horses, Can't You Hear Me Knocking, Sister Morphine.
My least fav is You Gotta Move which ia really awful and I Got The Blues is a simple filler for me.
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From 11/03/2021 01:18
Solid rock album.
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From 10/06/2021 18:08
It was undoubtedly a difficult period for the Stones, as they had just weathered the storm of Brian Jones' death and a search for his replacement. Nevertheless, it was perfect timing for the entrance of guitarist Mick Taylor into the band, being that the era's music was defined by strong musicianship and songs with extended time and eclectic guitar solos. Sticky Fingers wasn't the first Stones' album to feature Taylor, but it was the first studio album on which he played throughout. And a strong presence he was. His lead work alongside the signature riffs and rhythms of Keith Richards helped to make it one of the Stones' best albums.
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Best Albums of 1971
1. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
2. Who's Next by The Who
3. Hunky Dory by David Bowie
4. Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
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6. Blue by Joni Mitchell
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