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19 of the Rolling Stones Greatest Hits


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"Paint It, Black" (1966)

"Paint It, Black," which appeared on the album Aftermath, is written from the viewpoint of a depressed man who wants to paint everything black to match his dour mood. "Paint It, Black" is among the band's most covered songs, including versions by Duran Duran, Judas Priest, Led Zeppelin, R.E.M., Rush, U2, and the London Symphony Orchestra.

Keep reading for more of the Rolling Stone's greatest hits, including "Ruby Tuesday."