Australian singles chart:
Miss You entered the Kent Music Report on 19 June 1978 and peaked at #8. The song was #44 on the Top 100 of 1978.
The song is on Some Girls which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 26 June 1978 and peaked at #3.
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
The Glimmer Twins
Record label of Australian release:
Miss You was written by Mick Jagger jamming with keyboardist Billy Preston during rehearsals for the March 1977 El Mocambo club gigs, recordings from which appeared on side three of double live album Love You Live (1977).
For the bass part, Bill Wyman started from Preston’s bass guitar on the song demo. Chris Kimsey, who engineered the recording, said Wyman went “to quite a few clubs before he got that bass line sorted out”, which Kimsey said “made that song”.
Read More: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_You_(Rolling_Stones_song)
Session musicians included Sugar Blue (James Whiting) on harmonica, Mel Collins on sax and Ian MacLagan on electric piano. Collins had played with King Crimson, MacLagan had been in the band Faces with Stones guitarist Ron Wood. Sugar Blue was from Harlem, but was playing in the Paris metro (rail subway) when someone from The Stones’ record company heard him and brought him to the sessions.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-rolling-stones/miss-you
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