Rolling Stones phase out popular hit “Brown Sugar”

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Mick Jagger advised the Los Angeles Moments that the band experienced phased the music out of their live performance lineups.

“We’ve performed ‘Brown Sugar’ each night time considering the fact that 1970, so at times you assume, ‘We’ll choose that one out for now and see how it goes,'” he claimed. “We may well place it back in.”

Keith Richards advised the Moments he hopes to be in a position to play some variation of the music in the long run.

“I’m making an attempt to figure out with the sisters pretty where the beef is. Failed to they recognize this was a tune about the horrors of slavery? But they’re attempting to bury it. At the instant I you should not want to get into conflicts with all of this sh**,” he stated. “But I am hoping that we will be able to resurrect the babe in her glory somewhere together the observe.”

Unveiled in 1971, the opening traces of “Brown Sugar” reference a girl being bought into slavery and whipped about midnight. The refrain in the track involves “brown sugar,” referring to Black girls, inquiring “How occur you style so excellent?”

Critics have railed against the song for decades, condemning its violent and stereotypical portrayal of Black gals.”I never ever would create that song now,” Jagger advised Rolling Stone in 1995. “I would almost certainly censor myself.”The Rolling Stones are presently on their “No Filter Tour,” with stops in North American metropolitan areas scheduled by November. It is the 1st tour for the group due to the fact the dying of the band’s late drummer Charlie Watts.