There could have been any number Stones tracks in this top 10. Satisfaction, Brown Sugar, Angie, Honky Tonk Women, Paint It Black and on and on.

What puts Jumping Jack Flash into this list is both the sheer brilliance of the song but also the legacy the sound and the visuals leave you with. Mick Jagger bursting out of your TV screen covered in American Indian warpaint singing ‘I was born in a cross-fire hurricane’ to a beat that doesn’t let up. No wonder parents across the land locked up their daughters.

It’s a staggering tour-de-force by probably the greatest rock band ever, it’s alright now, in fact it’s a gas …..



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