Hot Stuff

Album: Black And Blue (1976)
Charted: 49

Songfacts®:

  • With Mick Taylor gone, The Stones were auditioning lead guitarists while recording Black And Blue. Harvey Mandel from Canned Heat played on this, but Ron Wood got the job.
  • This was dangerously close to disco - Donna Summer had a disco hit three years later with a the same title.
  • Billy Preston played the piano, Ollie E. Brown was on percussion.
  • "Hot Stuff" was the working title for the album until they decided on Black And Blue.

Comments: 4

  • John Fisher from Dublin, IrelandI've just been listening to Rory Gallagher's brother on the radio. He says that when Rory went to Rotterdam to jam with The Stones, he was in the studio with Mick Jagger. Jagger spilt coffee over his hand and Rory said "Hot stuff" and added "There's a title for you"!

    Donal (Rory's brother) also said that Rory went to meet Keith in his hotel room. Keith was comatose so Rory stayed up through the night waiting and checking in on Keith every half-hour. In the morning with no sign of Keith waking, Rory headed to the airport to start his own tour in Asia.
  • James from Philadelphia, PaI've always thought this song was a reference to Herion.
  • Johnny from Los Angeles, CaA little to close to disco for my stones tastes.
  • Chelsea from Nyc, OrGreat promoclip by the entire band with Ron Wood done in the late 70's.
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