The Rolling Stones’ iconic “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” was released in the U.S. 53 years ago today. Undoubtedly one of the greatest tracks/riffs, it’s hard to imagine the musical landscape and the Stones’ setlist without it.
In honor of its release, we give you some of the best performances of the classic track throughout the Stones’ storied career, as well as the audiences that lost their minds upon hearing that those gritty first notes.
1965 - Tour of Ireland
Music video by The Rolling Stones performing (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction. (C) 2012 ABKCO Films/Because Entertainment Amazon: http://smarturl.it/CharlieBox iTunes: http://smarturl.it/CharlieIsMyDarling What was once rumor is now fact as ABKCO Films presents a meticulously restored and fully-realized version of this first-ever, legendary but never released film.
1966 - The Ed Sullivan Show
http://goo.gl/L2i2 - Performed on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on February 13, 1966. Available on "Ed Sullivan's Rock & Roll Classics," "The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show Vol. 1" and "Rock 'n' Roll Revolution: The British Invade America" DVD's at http://goo.gl/LFnL
1981 - Hampton Coliseum - Hampton, Virginia
From the album "Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)" available from http://www.StonesArchive.com Watch the full concert now: http://smarturl.it/RSHampton81iTunes The Rolling Stones performing ʺ(I Can't Get No) Satisfactionʺ at the Hampton Coliseum, Virginia, USA on the 18th December 1981. Halfway through the song a fan invades the stage and heads for Mick, Keith sees the intruder, and uses his Fender Telecaster to wipe him off the stage.
2006 - Copacabana Beach - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
The Rolling Stones performing "(I Can't Get No) Satsfaction", live on Copacabana Beach, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, February 2006. This is the largest concert of all time, attended by 1.5million people.
2013 - Glastonbury
The Stones ft. Mick Taylor, live at Glastonbury Festival, June 29th 2013.
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.