Rolling Stones Songs List for a Wedding Playlist

Updated November 25, 2023 | Author: Matthew Campbell

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band that formed in 1962. They are still producing hits including Doom and Gloom. However, their hits never stop and have been passed along through generations.

The band has one of the most recognizable symbols of the mouth with the tongue sticking out.

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Best Rolling Stones Big Hits

#1 Paint It, Black
Released in 1966 on the album Aftermath

Paint It, Black reached number one on the Billboard Top 100 in 1966. In the US, it was the first number-one single to feature the sitar instrument.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I look inside myself
And see my heart is black
I see my red door
I must have it painted black

#2 Gimme Shelter
Released in 1969 on the album Let It Bleed

A song that signified the times of the Vietnam War and violence.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

A flood is threatening
My very life today
Gimme, gimme shelter
Or I’m gonna fade away


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#3 Sympathy For The Devil
Released in 1973 on the album Beggars Banquet

The song looks at life from Lucifer’s point of view.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Pleased to meet you
Hope you guess my name, oh yeah
Ah, what’s puzzling you
Is the nature of my game

#4 Brown Sugar
Released in 1971 on the album Sticky Fingers

One of the greatest guitar songs of all time too!

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Brown Sugar, how come you taste so good
Brown Sugar, just like a black girl should

#5 You Can’t Always Get What You Want
Released in 1969 on the album Honky Tonk Woman (A-Side)

You can’t always get what you want but hopefully, you get what you need. A bit uplifting at the same time a slap in the face of reality.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I saw her today at the reception
A glass of wine in her hand
I knew she was gonna meet her connection
At her feet was her footloose man


#6 Start Me Up
Released in 1981 on the album Tattoo You

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

You make a grown man cry
Spread out the oil, the gasoline
I walk smooth, ride in a mean, mean machine
Start it up

#7 Honky Tonk Woman
Released in 1965 on the album You Can’t Always Get What You Want (B-Side)

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

It’s the honky tonk women
Gimme, gimme, gimme the honky tonk blues

#8 Jumpin’ Jack Flash
Released in 1968 on the album Child of the Moon (B-Side)

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I was crowned with a spike right thru my head
But it’s all right now, in fact, it’s a gas
But it’s all right, I’m Jumpin’ Jack Flash

#9 I Can’t Get No (Satisfaction)
Released in 1965 on the album Out of Our Heads

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

That’s what I say, I can’t get no, I can’t get no
I can’t get no satisfaction, no satisfaction

#10 Wild Horses
Released in 1971 on the album Sticky Fingers

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

You know I can’t let you
Slide through my hands
Wild horses
Couldn’t drag me away


Current Members:

  • Mick Jagger – lead vocals (1962–present)
  • Keith Richards – guitars, keyboards (1962–present)
  • Charlie Watts – drums, percussion (1963–present)
  • Ronnie Wood – guitars, saxophone, drums (1975–present)

Past Members:

  • Mick Taylor – guitars (1969–1974)
  • Brian Jones – guitars, harmonica, keyboards, etc (1962–1969)
  • Ian Stewart – keyboards, percussion (1962–1963)
  • Bill Wyman – bass guitar, marimba, keyboards, percussion (1962–1993)
  • Tony Chapman – drums (1962–1963)
  • Dick Taylor – bass guitar (1962)

The Rolling Stones Highest-Ranking Singles – UK

  • #1 It’s All Over Now, 1964
  • #1 Little Red Rooster, 1964
  • #1 The Last Time, 1965
  • #1 (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction, 1965
  • #1 Get Off of My Cloud, 1965
  • #1 Paint It Black, 1966
  • #1 Jumpin’ Jack Flash, 1968
  • #1 Honky Tonk Women, 1969
  • #2 19th Nervous Breakdown, 1966
  • #2 Brown Sugar, 1971
  • #3 Not Fade Away, 1964
  • #3 Let’s Spend the Night Together, 1967
  • #3 Ruby Tuesday, 1967
  • #3 Miss You, 1978
  • #5 Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?, 1966
  • #5 Tumbling Dice, 1972
  • #5 Angie, 1973
  • #6 Fool to Cry, 1976
  • #7 Start Me Up, 1981
  • #8 We Love You, 1967
  • #8 Dandelion, 1967
  • #9 Emotional Rescue, 1980
  • #10 It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll (But I Like It), 1974
  • #11 Undercover of the Night, 1983
  • #12 I Wanna Be Your Man, 1963
  • #12 Like a Rolling Stone (Live), 1995
  • #13 Harlem Shuffle, 1986
  • #14 Love Is Strong, 1994
  • #14 Sympathy for the Devil (Remix), 2003
  • #15 Streets of Love, 2005


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Matthew (Matt) Campbell is the founder/editor of My Wedding Songs from his experience as a wedding DJ. He is the author of two wedding planners: ‘Wedding Songs Planner’ and ‘The Wedding Music Toolkit’. Matt is the host of the ‘Wedding Songs Podcast’. He shares music inspiration in his weekly newsletter the ‘Wedding MusicLetter’. His articles have been published on Rolling Stone, DJ Life Magazine, and DJ Times. Matt resides in the wedding capital of the world – Las Vegas.

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