On 26 May 1966 – fifty years ago today – THE ROLLING STONES hit the top spot of
the UK singles chart with PAINT IT BLACK. One of my all time favorite Stones tracks.
The hypnotic, droning melody played by multi-instrumentalist Brian Jones on sitar carries
this gloomy cracker and gives it its haunting drive. Timeless stuff! Let’s go back in time,
to the legendary Ready Steady Go show on British TV…