People are under the impression that the Stones version, which was recorded in the late summer of 1965, got the idea for strings from Yesterday by the Beatles, but yet Marianne Faithfull's version has strings in it and that was before the Beatles recorded Yesterday. That is the way the songs is supposed to sound. Kadir Köz from Istanbul, TurkeyI cannot say more : Perfect work. Come on Mick play ( As Tears Go By ) for a long time faithful fan!
Marianne Faithfull originally recorded As Tears Go By written by Andrew Loog Oldham, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and Marianne Faithfull released it on the single As Tears Go By in 1964. It was also covered by Ric Slagle, Carol Noonan, Judy Stone, Noah Gundersen and The Forest Rangers and other artists.
As Tears Go By" is a song written by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Rolling Stones' manager Andrew Loog Oldham. It was released as a single by Marianne Faithfull in 1964 and peaked at number 9 in the United Kingdom. The Rolling Stones recorded their own version later, releasing the track in late 1965 on the album December's Children (And Everybody's) and subsequently as a single in North America.
The title cut, "As Tears Go By," opens up with elegant vocal hums and soft arpeggiated plucks that lull us into a calming state of tranquility. Ambience fills our heads halfway into the track, coupling itself with pristine piano keys, in front of an ever-growing chord progression. Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Purchasable with gift card.
Lyrics to "As Tears Go By" song by The Rolling Stones: It is the evening of the day I sit and watch the children play Smiling faces I can see But not for . .
Written-By – Ellie Greenwich, Jeff Barry
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Written-By – Andrew Loog Oldham, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger