"This is the third record of the five Stones records produced by Jimmy Miller, five records that in my opinion are the five best all time Stones recoring. Sadly, I can't rate them one through five, because they are all so outstanding. The ten songs on "Sticky Fingers" show off all the abilities of the band, from the bluesy "I've Got the Blues" and "You Gotta Move," to the rockers "Bitch" and the wonderfully, politically incorrect "Brown Sugar" and on to the countrified "Wild Horses" and "Dead Flowers," there is nothing but excellence exhibited here. Not only the Stones, but the guest musicians as well, excel far beyond the abilities of normal musicians. Ry Cooder's work is so chilling on "Sister Morphine" that it takes your breath away. Bobby Keys sax on "Brown Sugar" rips right into your soul. This is certainly one of the best and finest records ever made."
Get You Grooving
Danielle Lane | Horseshoe, North Carolina | 06/10/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The Rolling Stones' "Sticky Fingers" is certainly one of the greatest rock and roll records to come out of the Boomer Generation, actually it's one of the best records to come out of any generation. Somewhere along the line the boys in the band got transformed from the bad boys of rock and roll into some mighty fine musicians. Well, they were still, and still are, I suppose, the bad boys of rock. A listen to this record will tell you that. I mean could anybody but the Stones have gotten away with "Brown Sugar" and "Sister Morphine?" So, let's agree, they were still the bad boys. I guess it's possible to be a rocker and to not be so good (just kidding), but all kidding aside, this is a record that will rip you right out of your seat, get you dancing, get you rocking, get you thinking, get you grooving."
I'm No Schoolgirl, but I Know What I Like
Ophella Paige | Reno, Nevada | 06/11/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Mick Taylor's haunting guitar can be heard throughout this record. The guitar marriage between him and Keith was, without a doubt, a match made in heaven. The two just knew how to drive a song, well ten songs in this case. And if these guys are driving the car, Mick Jaggar is riding shotgun, mike in hand, singing his heart out, and steadily beating his pound tattoo to keep the guitars in time is none other than that drummer extrodinaire Charlie Watts. Let's face it, the bass is good too, can't forget Bill. Can't forget the host of guest musicians either who make up this stew. Do you think they all knew back then what they were about? What they were creating? Certainly they knew "Brown Sugar" would raise some eyebrows. And they had to know mommies and daddies were gonna be furious about "Sister Morphine." Still, this record overcame it all. Just about every rock publication on earth has declared this record to be one of the best ever made. It is."
A Rolling Stones Masterpiece
Sara Hackett | from the Darkside | 06/10/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
""Sticky Fingers from start to finish is nothing short of masterful. It just flows. And it does it without bowing or kowtowing to anybody. "Brown Sugar" must have blown a lot of minds back in the day. And "Sister Morphine," wowza, I'm surprised the holier than though folks who want to control everything we see and hear weren't out publicly melting these records down. But maybe they couldn't, maybe they were too mesmerized by Mick Taylor's knock down drag out guitar playing. Or maybe Bobby Keys sax warned them away. Or maybe they were just afraid of street fighting men, whatever. Actually this record apparently did tick off Franco. You know the guy who ran Spain, because when it came out there, "Sister Morphine" was replaced with "Let it Rock" and that totally glorious Andy Warhol zipper cover was replaced with a photo of the band. I guess Franco thought it obscene, which is strange coming from a man who every thinking person on the planet found obscene. Anyway, you won't find it obscene, not if you've got heart."