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Hear a Newly Unearthed Rolling Stones Song, "Scarlet," Featuring Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page performs with Led Zeppelin at Madison Square Garden, New York City on 29th July 1973
(Image credit: David Redfern/Redferns/Getty Images)

Last month, it was announced that "Scarlet," a previously unheard Rolling Stones track featuring Jimmy Page on lead guitar, had been unearthed.

Now, the amazing sonic document has been released. You can check out its lyric video below.

The track - which also features Blind Faith's Rick Grech on bass - was recorded in 1974, and will be included in the upcoming multi-format, remastered reissue of Goats Head Soup.

“My recollection is we walked in at the end of a Zeppelin session," Richards said of the track in a statement. "They were just leaving, and we were booked in next and I believe that Jimmy decided to stay.

“We weren’t actually cutting it as a track - it was basically for a demo, a demonstration, just to get the feel of it but it came out well. With a line-up like that, you know, we better use it.”

“I remember first jamming this with Jimmy and Keith in Ronnie’s basement studio," added Mick Jagger. "It was a great session.”

To preorder the reissue - which will be available via Universal Music on September 4 - stop by The Rolling Stones' website (opens in new tab).

Jackson Maxwell
Associate Editor, GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.