To date, it is the band's most-performed song: the band has played it over 1, times in concert. Regarding the song's distinctive sound, guitarist Richards has said:. I used a Gibson Hummingbird acoustic tuned to open Dsix string.
Open D or open E, which is the same thing — same intervals — but it would be slackened down some for D. Then there was a capo on it, to get that really tight sound. And there was another guitar over the top of that, but tuned to Nashville tuning. I learned that from somebody in George Jones ' band in San Antonio in The high-strung guitar was an acoustic, too. Both acoustics were put Jumpin Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones - Jumpin Jack Flash a Philips cassette recorder.
Just jam the mic right in the guitar and play it back through an extension speaker. Richards has stated that he and Jagger wrote the lyrics while staying at Richards' country house, when they were awoken one morning by the clumping footsteps of his gardener Jack Dyer walking past the window.
Jagger said in a interview with Rolling Stone that the song arose "out of all the acid of Satanic Majesties. It's about having a hard time and getting out. Just a metaphor for getting out of all the acid things. In his autobiography, Stone AloneBill Wyman has said that he Teddy Beer / Dont Be Cruel - Elvis Presley - Elvis In Concert Final Performances 1977 up with the song's distinctive main guitar riff on a piano without being credited for it.
According to the book Keith Richards: The Biography by Victor Bockristhe line "I was born in a crossfire hurricane", was written by Richards, and refers to his being born amid the bombing and air raid sirens of DartfordEngland, in during World War II. It ranks as the song the band has played in concert most frequently,   and has appeared on the concert albums Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out! Unlike most of that show, Jones is heard clearly, mixing with Richards's lead throughout the song. The intro is not usually played in concert and Happy New Year - ABBA - Legends the song begins with the main riff.
The open E or open D tuning of the rhythm guitar on the studio recording has also not been replicated in concert with the possible exception of the NME awards show, no recording Jumpin Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones - Jumpin Jack Flash which has ever surfaced.
In the performance filmed for The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus in DecemberRichards used standard tuning; and ever since the band's appearance at Hyde Park on 5 Julyhe has played it in open G tuning with a capo on the fourth fret. Richards is particularly fond of the song's main riff, often crediting it as his favorite among all of his most revered guitar riffs. VH1 placed it at 65 on its show Greatest Rock Songs. Two promotional videos were made in May one featuring a live performance, another showcasing the band lipsyncing, but with Jagger singing a clearly different vocal.
And all wearing makeup. In addition to the Rolling Stones' version of the song, the film features Aretha Franklin 's cover version for which Ronnie Wood and Richards played guitar, but Franklin played piano. This version is characterised by influences from the popular black music scene. Only the Rolling Stones' version is on the film's original soundtrack recording. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the song. For the film, see Jumpin' Jack Flash film.
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