No Spare Parts

Album: Some Girls Reissue (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • Whilst raiding the archives for spare parts for the 2011 reissue of Some Girls, producer Don Was came across this Country-Rocker which tells the story of a trip from Los Angeles to San Antonio. Released as the lead single for the new edition of the album, the song made its worldwide debut on October 20, 2011 on BBC Radio 2's the Ken Bruce Show and was made available the same day on US platforms.
  • First recorded by Some Girls engineer Chris Kimsey during early 1978 in Paris, the song features Mick Jagger on electric piano and vocals, Keith Richards on acoustic piano, Ron Wood on pedal steel guitar, Bill Wyman on bass and Charlie Watts on drums. According to Universal Republic Records the "powerful and poignant acoustic tune," features a "country guitar twang, subtle groove and soulful storytelling."

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