The Incredible Albums Fans Don’t Know Featured Mick Jagger
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As the charismatic leader and driving force behind the Rolling Stones’ famed live performances, rock legend Mick Jagger is a household name. Indeed, his charm is undeniably magnetic, and its influence goes well beyond the Rolling Stones and into the works of other great musicians. Ever wondered of Jaggers’ extensive work outside the Rolling Stones? You can check out these albums which feature him.
The Chieftains: The Long Black Veil
The Long Black Veil, the title tune from The Chieftains’ 1995 album, features Jagger. The album included guest appearances by a who’s who of music’s elite, including Marianne Faithfull, Mark Knopfler, Sinéad O’Connor, and many more—much like the Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour.
Brad Paisley: Love and War
In 2017, Brad Paisley released Love and War, which featured a cameo appearance by Jagger. His contributions to the record included playing rhythm guitar and tambourine, and he was featured on the song “Drive of Shame.”
Dr. John: The Sun, Moon & Herbs
In Dr. John’s 1971 album The Sun, Moon & Herbs, the song “Where Ya at Mule” featured Jagger’s vocals, and Eric Clapton contributed his talents in guitar as well.
Living Colour: Vivid
Not only did Jagger contribute to the production of a few songs on Living Colour’s debut album in 1988, but he also gave some of his abilities to the band. He adds some smooth harmony to “Glamour Boys” and plays harmonica on “Broken Hearts.”
Ron Wood: I’ve Got My Own Album to Do
Ronnie Wood’s 1974 solo debut came before he joined the Rolling Stones. Another legendary album includes Jagger’s vocal contributions on “I Can Feel the Heat” and “Am I Grooving You.”
The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour
The double CD Magical Mystery Tour, which includes the music from the TV film of the same name, has a guest appearance by Stones leader Mick Jagger. There was a televised performance of “All You Need Is Love,” which featured a choir arrangement. Jagger sang along with the chorus with fellow famous friends Keith Richards (Rolling Stones guitarist), Marianne Faithfull, Keith Moon, Eric Clapton, Pattie Boyd, Graham Nash, and a few others.
The Jacksons: Victory
In the Jacksons’ 1984 album Victory, the song “State of Shock” featured Jagger’s vocals. Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury, lead singer of Queen, initially sang the song as a duet on the original recording. Jackson recorded a new version of the song with Jagger after they failed to finish the original.