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Rolling Stones' 'Live 1965' may just beat 'Ya-Ya's' as their best live album

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"Live 1965: Music from 'Charlie Is My Darling'" by the Rolling Stones

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'Live 1965: Music From 'Charlie Is My Darling' (Live From England/1965)” may be the best live music the Rolling Stones have ever put out. And that includes “Get Your Ya-Ya's Out,” which was an album we've listened to hundred of times.

But “Live 1965,” recorded in Ireland as was the movie, is dynamite Stones. For one, it's in stereo. And it's actually live, which “Got Live If You Want It” wasn't, since parts had audience overdubs.

But the set is amazing. The songs include a short version of “Everybody Needs Somebody to Love,” then “Pain in My Heart,” Down the Road Apiece,” “Time Is On My Side,” “I'm Alright,” “Off the Hook,” “Little Red Rooster,” “Route 66, “I'm Moving On,” “The Last Time” and the finale, a full version of “Everybody Needs Somebody.” The screams are loud and intense and so are the Stones.

The disc was included on CD in the expensive deluxe box set version of “Charlie Is My Darling,” the 1965 Stones film that was reissued last Christmas on DVD. The digital version is available for download on Amazon and iTunes. It's well worth getting to experience the Stones as they really were live. And you don't have to pay the big bucks for the deluxe set to get it.

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