Australian singles chart:
The double-A-sided single As Tears Go By / 19th Nervous Breakdown entered the Kent charts on 19 February 1966 and peaked at #2. It was #23 on the Top 100 of 1966.
As Tears Go By – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Andrew Loog Oldham
19th Nervous Breakdown – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
Andrew Loog Oldham
Record label of Australian release:
The title describes how Mick Jagger felt during a US tour in 1965. He explained in the Rolling Stones Monthly magazine: “We had just done five weeks hectic work in the States and I said, ‘Dunno about you blokes, but I feel about ready for my nineteenth nervous breakdown.’ We seized on it at once as a likely song title.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-rolling-stones/19th-nervous-breakdown
As Tears Go By is also on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 60s
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