(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

  • Artist: The Rolling Stones
  • Album: Out of Our Heads
  • Label: London, Decca
  • Year: 1965
  • Producer: Andrew Loog Oldham
  • Engineer: David Hassinger
  • Studio: RCA Studios, Hollywood, CA, USA


First Distortion with a Pedal
This is one of those tunes everyone can name in 2 or 3 notes. And that hook is built on an iconic tone made possible by an early form of electric guitar distortion. In fact, this is the first commercial release using a mass produced distortion stomp box (they were all one-off, handmade, custom units before this), the Maestro Fuzz Tone by Gibson, inspired by the distorted bass tone in Don't Worry, by Marty Robbins.


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