Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers (Live 1972)

Added: January 23, 2012 (over 3 years ago) share on facebookshare on twitter

Duration (4:11) Views: 206,963 by brpmartins Category: Music

Likes: 828 Dislikes: 10

Go to Youtube


Video Description

Recording of "Dead Flowers" began in April 1970 at the Olympic Studios in London. The lyrics to the song are notably dark, and feature the line, "I'll be in my basement room, with a needle and a spoon", a reference to injecting heroin. The song was performed live on the 1970, 1971 and 1972 tours, as well as during the 1976 Knebworth show. It would take until 1989 before the Stones would perform it live again.
This was written during the period when the Stones were stepping into country territory, when Richards' friendship with Gram Parsons was influencing his songwriting. Jagger commented in 2003: "The 'Country' songs we recorded later, like "Dead Flowers" on Sticky Fingers or "Far Away Eyes" on Some Girls, are slightly different (than our earlier ones). The actual music is played completely straight, but it's me who's not going legit with the whole thing, because I think I'm a blues singer not a country singer - I think it's more suited to Keith's voice than mine."
A live cut can be found on their 1995 live album Stripped.

show Comments


Related Videos

midnight rambler "  the rolling stones live texas 1972
December 17, 2010 (over 4 years ago)
Author: ndnjensen98
Views: 404,011
Category: Music
11:17
Tags:
The Rolling Stones - All Down The Line (Live) - OFFICIAL
July 1, 2012 (over 2 years ago)
HD
Views: 488,739
Category: Music
4:16
Tags:
Rolling Stones - Sweet Virginia
April 30, 2009 (over 5 years ago)
Views: 206,867
Category: Music
4:52
Tags:
The Rolling Stones, Carol. Live  1969 (complete)
November 12, 2010 (over 4 years ago)
Author: Trog57
Views: 320,376
Category: Music
3:52
Tags:
The Rolling Stones - Sweet Virginia (Live) - OFFICIAL
July 1, 2012 (over 2 years ago)
HD
Views: 871,153
Category: Music
4:28
Tags:
Gimmie Shelter 1972 Live
December 29, 2010 (over 4 years ago)
Author: mkdtw
Views: 449,059
Category: Music
4:51
Tags:
Rolling Stones - Tumbling Dice (From "Ladies & Gentlemen" DVD & Blu-Ray)
September 2, 2010 (over 4 years ago)
HD
Author: eaglerocktv
Views: 837,925
Category: Music
4:30
Tags:
The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women -Live-'69
June 23, 2010 (over 4 years ago)
Author: stones1009
Views: 1,147,066
Category: Music
3:58
Tags:
The Rolling Stones - Jumping Jack Flash (Live) - OFFICIAL
June 13, 2012 (over 2 years ago)
HD
Views: 1,011,757
Category: Music
3:46
Tags:
Dead Flowers rolling stones stripped live amsterdam
December 31, 2010 (over 4 years ago)
Author: hockeybooks
Views: 108,597
Category: Music
4:22
Tags:
The Rolling Stones - Far Away Eyes - OFFICIAL PROMO
July 6, 2012 (over 2 years ago)
HD
Views: 1,798,112
Category: Music
4:27
Tags:
Rolling Stones Sweet Virginia Best ever Tokio
June 13, 2009 (over 5 years ago)
Views: 89,437
Category: Music
5:09
Tags:
1966 lady jane-rolling stones.mpg
June 13, 2010 (over 4 years ago)
Author: FrIdALoVeZ
Views: 606,658
Category: Music
3:12
Tags:
Happy 1972 Live
December 29, 2010 (over 4 years ago)
Author: mkdtw
Views: 115,245
Category: People
3:08
Tags:
The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar (Live) - OFFICIAL
June 13, 2012 (over 2 years ago)
HD
Views: 1,406,400
Category: Music
3:23
Tags:
Dead Flowers - Townes Van Zandt
March 29, 2012 (over 3 years ago)
Author: mdevine813
Views: 409,728
Category: People
5:01
Tags:
The Rolling Stones-Bye Bye Johnny (Live 1972).avi
February 12, 2012 (over 3 years ago)
Author: GergelAni
Views: 189,261
Category: Music
3:11
Tags:
Rolling Stones - Sympathy for The Devil ( Live 1969 Altamont
January 22, 2009 (over 6 years ago)
Author: randy109
Views: 2,782,978
Category: Sports
8:43
Tags:
Rolling Stones .. All Down the line.
May 23, 2011 (over 3 years ago)
Author: docludi2
Views: 251,361
Category: Music
3:58
Tags:
Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar (live) HD
August 30, 2011 (over 3 years ago)
HD
Author: Gameni13
Views: 1,752,319
Category: Music
6:56
Tags:
Hip Shake -- The Rolling Stones -- Live 1972
April 11, 2009 (over 6 years ago)
Author: WoogieTheCat
Views: 156,624
Category: Music
3:36
Tags:
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers -  Licks Tour
November 17, 2008 (over 6 years ago)
Author: Jaggerzita
Views: 151,283
Category: Music
4:11
Tags:
Rolling Stones - You can't always get what you want live 1973
April 21, 2010 (over 5 years ago)
Author: mariule2
Views: 474,158
Category: Music
10:56
Tags:
ACDC & The Rolling Stones - Rock Me Baby
January 1, 2008 (over 7 years ago)
Author: hvkdev
Views: 5,071,613
Category: Music
6:21
Tags:

Site generated in 0.26s
Send me a message from the ps3! PSN: PSYoutube
see our privacy policy