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It's Only Rock 'n Roll

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It's Only Rock 'n Roll is a studio album by the Rolling Stones. It was released on 16 October 1974.

Track listing

  1. 'If You Can't Rock Me' (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 3:47
  2. 'Ain't Too Proud to Beg' (Norman Whitfield, Eddie Holland) - 3:32
  3. 'It's Only Rock 'n Roll (But I Like It)' (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 5:08
  4. 'Till the Next Goodbye' (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 4:39
  5. 'Time Waits for No One' (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 6:31
  6. 'Luxury' (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 4:30
  7. 'Dance Little Sister' (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 4:12
  8. 'If You Really Want to Be My Friend' (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 6:17
  9. 'Short and Curlies' (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 2:44
  10. 'Fingerprint File' (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 6:41


  • Mick Jagger – lead vocals, guitar ('It's Only Rock 'n Roll', 'Fingerprint File')
  • Keith Richards – guitars, backing vocals, bass guitar ('If You Can't Rock Me')
  • Mick Taylor – guitars, slide guitar, backing vocals, bass guitar ('Fingerprint File'), synthesizer ('Time Waits for No One'), congas ('Dance Little Sister')
  • Charlie Watts – drums
  • Bill Wyman – bass guitar, synthesizer ('Fingerprint File')
  • Ian Stewart – piano ('It's Only Rock 'n Roll', 'Dance Little Sister', 'Short and Curlies')
  • Nicky Hopkins – piano ('Till the Next Goodbye', 'Time Waits for No One', 'Luxury', 'If You Really Want to Be My Friend', 'Fingerprint File')
  • Billy Preston – clavinet ('Ain't Too Proud to Beg', 'Fingerprint File'), organ ('If You Really Want to Be My Friend'), piano ('If You Can't Rock Me', 'Ain't Too Proud to Beg', 'Fingerprint File')
  • Ray Cooper – percussion
  • Charlie Jolly - tabla ('Fingerprint File')
  • Ed Leach - cowbell ('Ain't Too Proud to Beg')
  • Blue Magic - backing vocals ('If You Really Want to Be My Friend')
  • The Glimmer Twins – producer
  • Keith Harwood - recording engineer, mixing engineer
  • Andy Johns - recording engineer
  • George Chkiantz - overdub engineer
  • Glyn Johns - mixing engineer ('Fingerprint File')
  • Howard Kilgour - assistant engineer
  • Reinhold Mack - assistant engineer
  • Rod Thear - assistant engineer
  • Tapani Tapanainen - assistant engineer
  • Guy Peellaert - design, artwork