You Can't Always Get What You Want

original song written and composed by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

"You Can't Always Get What You Want" is a 1969 song by The Rolling Stones. It was taken from their 1969 album Let It Bleed. It is the A-side to Honky Tonk Woman and went to number 42 in the United States and number 68 in Canada.

"You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Single by the Rolling Stones
from the album Let It Bleed
A-side"Honky Tonk Women"
Released
  • 4 July 1969 (1969-07-04) (single version)
  • December 1969 (extended album version)
Recorded16–17 November 1968
StudioOlympic, London
GenreRock
Length
  • 5:00 (single)[1]
  • 7:28 (album)[2]
Label
Songwriter(s)Jagger/Richards
Producer(s)Jimmy Miller
Rolling Stones UK singles chronology
"Jumpin' Jack Flash"
(1968)
"You Can't Always Get What You Want"
(1969)
"Brown Sugar"
(1971)
Rolling Stones US singles chronology
"Street Fighting Man"
(1968)
"You Can't Always Get What You Want"
(1969)
"Brown Sugar"
(1971)

ReferencesEdit

  1. The original London Records single label lists "Time: 5:00"
  2. The original London Records Let It Bleed inner sleeve lists "7:28"