Rolling Stones Share Alternate 'Dead Flowers' Version With Much Different Vocals

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Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor of the Rolling Stones pose for a group portrait at a press call on Sept. 13, 1970 in Hamburg, Germany.

The Rolling Stones have just released a rare studio outtake of their Sticky Fingers classic "Dead Flowers," ahead of the deluxe reissue of their 1971 album. The alternate version, recorded in 1970 according to Mashable, tones down the original's country twang in favor of a deeper, bluesier sound. 

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The reissue, which will be released June 9, also features a number of other outtakes including an acoustic version of "Wild Horses," an alternate "Brown Sugar" featuring Eric Clapton, previously unreleased versions of "Bitch" and "Can't You Hear Me Knocking," along with five live tracks recorded at London's Roundhouse.

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Listen to both versions of the beloved track below:


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