Unreleased Tunes Revived For Jagger Collection
A handful of unreleased tracks will enrich "The Very Best of Mick Jagger," due Oct. 2 via Atlantic/Rhino.A handful of unreleased tracks will enrich "The Very Best of Mick Jagger," due Oct. 2 via Atlantic/Rhino. Chief among them is 1973's John Lennon-produced "Too Many Cooks (Spoil the Soup)," which features Cream bassist Jack Bruce, Harry Nilsson on backing vocals and keyboardist Al Kooper, among others.
Two buried tracks from a session with producer Rick Rubin are seeing the light here: a cover of Sonny Boy Williamson's "Checkin' Up on My Baby" with Los Angeles blues band the Red Devils, and "Charmed Life," which has been remixed by producer Ashley Beedle.
Also featured on "Very Best" are Jagger's two biggest solo hits on the Billboard Hot 100: a cover of Martha and the Vandellas' "Dancing in the Street" with David Bowie (No. 7) and "Just Another Night" (No. 12). His collaboration with Peter Tosh on the Temptations' "(You've Got To Walk And) Don't Look Back" rounds out the track list.
Here is the track list for "The Very Best of Mick Jagger":
"God Gave Me Everything"
"Put Me in the Trash"
"Just Another Night"
"Don't Tear Me Up"
"Old Habits Die Hard"
"Dancing in the Street"
"Too Many Cooks (Spoil the Soup)"
"Memo From Turner"
"Lucky in Love"
"Don't Call Me Up"
"Checkin' Up on My Baby"
"(You Gotta Walk And) Don't Look Back"