ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2 12" Vinyl LP Album

- 1960s Rhythm and Blues

"The Rolling Stones No. 2 / Vol 2," originally released in 1965 and produced by Andrew Loog Oldham, epitomizes the band's commitment to rhythm and blues. Filled with electrifying R&B covers, the album showcases the Stones' musical exploration and pays homage to legends like Chuck Berry. David Bailey's evocative cover photography adds visual allure. With a lasting legacy, this 1970 release remains a timeless masterpiece, capturing the Stones' pivotal role in shaping the musical landscape.


Front Cover Photo Of ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2

"The Rolling Stones Vol. 2" Album Description:

In the dynamic musical landscape of the 1960s, The Rolling Stones carved their path with a unique blend of rock and rhythm and blues (R&B). Building on the success of their debut album, "The Rolling Stones No. 2" emerged in 1965 as a testament to the band's commitment to R&B influences. Produced by Andrew Loog Oldham for Impact Sound and featuring cover photography by the renowned David Bailey, this LP has left an enduring mark on music history.

Historical Context:

The mid-1960s marked a transformative period in the world of music, as various genres collided and gave birth to new sounds. Against this backdrop, The Rolling Stones No. 2 arrived, channeling the energy of the time. Released in 1965, just a year after their groundbreaking debut, the album reflected the band's evolving identity and their dedication to the roots of rhythm and blues.

Production Prowess:

Andrew Loog Oldham, known for his visionary approach to music production, helmed the production of The Rolling Stones No. 2. Oldham played a pivotal role in shaping the band's early sound and image, and his influence is palpable in the raw and authentic quality of the album. The decision to focus on R&B covers showcased the band's commitment to paying homage to their musical inspirations.

Musical Exploration:

"The Rolling Stones No. 2" stands as a testament to the band's voracious appetite for musical exploration. The album delves into a repertoire of R&B classics, including tracks originally performed by artists such as Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, and Bo Diddley. The Stones' interpretations breathe new life into these timeless songs, infusing them with their distinctive style.

Cover Art and Photography:

The visual aesthetic of an album often plays a crucial role in shaping its identity. The cover photography by David Bailey for "The Rolling Stones No. 2" captures the essence of the band during this era. Bailey's lens immortalizes the Stones in a candid and evocative manner, contributing to the overall allure of the album.

Music Genre:

Blues Rock Pop 

Album Production Information:

The album: "ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2" was produced by: Andrew Loog Oldham for Impact Sound
Cover photography by David Bailey

Record Label Information:

LONDON 820 673 

Media Format:

12" Vinyl LP  Gramophone Record

Year & Country:

1970 Made in Holland
Band Members and Musicians on: ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Mick Jagger - Lead vocals, harmonica, tambourine, percussion
  • Keith Richards - Guitars, vocals
  • Brian Jones - Guitar, rhythm guitar, slide guitar
  • Charlie Watts - Drums, percussion
  • Bill Wyman - Bass guitar, vocals
  • Ian Stewart - Piano

    Ian Stewart - Piano (full-name: Ian Andrew Robert Stewart, co-founder of the Rolling Stones and active band-member until 1963. Later he became their road-manager and guest musician on piano, organ, marimba and percussion and has been performed with many other bands including George Thorogood, Led Zeppelin and others)

  • Jack Nitzsche - Piano, 'Nitzsche' Phone, tambourine
Track Listing of: ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2

The Song/tracks on "ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2" are

    Side One:
  • Everybody Needs Somebody to Love (Solomon Burke/Jerry Wexler/Bert Russell) - 5:03
  • Down Home Girl (Jerry Leiber/Arthur Butler) - 4:11
  • You Can't Catch Me (Chuck Berry) - 3:38
  • Time Is on My Side (Norman Meade) - 2:58
  • What a Shame (Mick Jagger/Keith Richards) - 3:03
  • Grown Up Wrong (Mick Jagger/Keith Richards) - 1:50
  • Down The Road Apiece (Don Raye) - 2:55
  • Under the Boardwalk (Arthur Resnick/Kenny Young) - 2:46
  • I Can't Be Satisfied (McKinley Morganfield) - 3:26
  • Pain In My Heart (Naomi Neville) - 2:11
  • Off The Hook (Mick Jagger/Keith Richards) - 2:33
  • Susie Q (Eleanor Broadwater/Dale Hawkins/Stanley Lewis) - 1:50

ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2 High Resolution & Quality Photos

Front Cover Photo Of ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2
Front Cover Photo Of ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2


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Photo Of The Back Cover ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2
Photo of album back cover ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2


Close up of record's label ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2 Side One:
Close up of record's label ROLLING STONES - NO 2 / VOL 2 Side One


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