19th Nervous Breakdown "is a song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones. It was recorded in december 1965 in the studios of RCA inHollywood and came in February 1966 as a single. The British and the American version had different backs. In Great Britain, and also in NetherlandsAs Tears Go Bywas the b-side. In Belgium was the other way around, and was 19th Nervous Breakdown the B side. [1In the United States was As Tears Go By previously published as separate single; 19th Nervous Breakdown got here (and also in Canada) as Sad Day back.


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Jagger and Richards wrote 19th Nervous Breakdown in 1965 during a tour of the United States. The song is about a girl, the daughter of wealthy parents, that in her youth, never what deficit has come, and life now can not cope. Soon she gets her nineteenth nervous breakdown.

Keith Richards played theguitarsolo. Brian Jones took care with his guitar for the riff between the couplets, reminiscent of the number of Bo Diddley Diddley Daddy , one of the great examples of the Stones. In the end played the bass guitar by Bill Wyman a theme that one reviewer as Richie Unterberger was reminiscent of approachingbombers. [2]

The complete line-up was:

The song took out second place in Great Britain, the Netherlands, the United States and seventh place in the first place in Belgium and Germany (see list of number-one hits in Germany in 1966).

The group released the song on 13 February 1966 live in the Ed Sullivan Show, along with (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction and As Tears Go By. It was the first time that the Stones came in color on the TV . [3]

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Rolling Stones, As tears go by - - - - - 1596 - 1900 - - - - - 1927 -

On albums[Edit]Edit

The number is on the following albums:

and on the cd box set Singles 1965-1967 (2004).

Cover Versions[Edit]Edit

The song is featured in the 2003 film Anger Management .

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