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Remastered 14 song UK version of their classic 1966 album. The USA version had only 11 songs & different cover artwork. Tracks were recorded during two three day marathon sessions at RCA in Hollywood in December 1965 and March 1966. Includes "Mother's Little Helper" - the a-side of the twelfth US single, and it's b-side "Lady Jane", "Under my Thumb" and "Out of Time". Jack Nietzsche and Ian Stewart share the keyboard duties and Brian Jones plays a whole variety of instruments including an Appalachian dulcimer on "Lady Jane".

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''Aftermath'', first released on 15 April 1966 by Decca Records, is the fourth British studio album by The Rolling Stones. It was released in the United States on 20 June 1966 by London Records as their sixth American album. The album proved to be a major artistic breakthrough for The Rolling Stones, being the first full-length release by the band to consist exclusively of Mick Jagger/Keith Richards compositions. ''Aftermath'' was also the first Rolling Stones album to be recorded entirely in the United States, at the legendary RCA Studios in Hollywood, California at 6363 Sunset Boulevard, and the first album the band released in stereo.

The album is also notable for its musical experimentation, with Brian Jones playing a variety of instruments not usually associated with rock music—including sitar on "Paint It, Black", the Appalachian dulcimer on "Lady Jane" and "I Am Waiting", the marimbas (African xylophone) on "Under My Thumb" and "Out of Time," harmonica on "High and Dry" and "Goin' Home", as well as guitar and keyboards. Much of the music was still rooted in Chicago electric blues.

In 2002, the US edition of ''Aftermath'' was ranked number 108 on the List of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

In August 2002 both editions of ''Aftermath'' were reissued in a new remastered CD and SACD digipak by ABKCO Records. - Wikipedia