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ABKCO Records Unveils Monumental ‘The Rolling Stones Singles 1963-1966’ Limited-Edition Set

The Rolling Stones,1963
The Rolling Stones,1963 (Image credit: Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Image)

On June 10, ABKCO Records – home to the entire catalog of the Rolling Stones from 1963 to early 1971 – will release a limited-edition set of the band’s first 18 7-inch vinyl singles and extended play records.

Remastered by legendary Grammy-winning engineer Bob Ludwig, the Rolling Stones Singles 1963-1966 includes such monumental classics as “Satisfaction,” “Get Off Of My Cloud” and “Time Is On My Side.”

Also included is a 32-page book, rare photographs, a set of five photo cards and a poster.

This release is due to be followed up next year by a second box set, The Rolling Stones Singles 1966-1971.

The Rolling Stones (L-R): bassist Bill Wyman, guitarist Brian Jones, guitarist Keith Richards, singer Mick Jagger and drummer Charlie Watts

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Charting their rise from young, blues-loving hopefuls to one of the most prominent songwriting powerhouses of the era, the Rolling Stones Singles 1963-1966 tracks the group’s shift away from covers in favor of original compositions.

Boasting tantalizing B-sides and rarities, this bumper release includes both U.K. and U.S. versions of key hit singles. Meanwhile, three U.K.-only 7-inch E.P. releases have been bundled in, namely 1964’s The Rolling Stones and Five by Five, and 1965’s Got Live If You Want It!

'The Rolling Stones Singles 1963-1966’ limitid edition set

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Titles included in The Rolling Stones Singles 1963-1966 collection are as follows:

  • “Come On” single (*June 1963)
  • “I Wanna Be Your Man” single (*November 1963)
  • The Rolling Stones E.P. (*January 1964)
  • “Not Fade Away” single (*February 1964)
  • “Tell Me” single (*June 1964)
  • “It’s All Over Now” single (*June 1964)
  • Five by Five E.P. (*August 1964)
  • “Time Is On My Side” single (*September 1964)
  • “Little Red Rooster” single (*November 1964)
  • “Heart Of Stone” single (*December 1964)
  • “The Last Time” single (*February 1965)
  • Got Live If You Want It! E.P. (*June 1965)
  • “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” – US single version (*June 1965)
  • “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction)” – UK single version (*August 1965)
  • “Get Off Of My Cloud” – US single version (*September 1965)
  • “Get Off Of My Cloud – UK single version (*October 1965)
  • “As Tears Go By” single (*December 1965)
  • “19th Nervous Breakdown” – US single version (*February 1966)

*Originally released

The Rolling Stones Singles 1963-1966

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