The Rolling Stones - Paint It, Black sheet music

Could you ever imagine how it would be to be famous and influential for more than six decades?

This is how we chose to present you the song choice of the day - Paint It, Black, by The Rolling Stones.

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band, formed in 1962 and still active in the world of music.

They pioneered the gritty, heavier-driven sound that today we call hard rock.

The band’s estimated record sales of 200 million make them one of the best-selling music artists of all time, and they are ranked fourth on Rolling Stone’s list of the Greatest Artists of All Time.

Their song, the free Paint It, Black piano sheets are now on our website, waiting for you to try it out on your piano at home.

Paint It, Black was released by The Rolling Stones in May 1966, as the opening track of the group’s album named Aftermath.

The song was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richard and produced by Andrew Loog Oldham.

Paint It, Black was released as a raga rock song, with psychedelic influences, and an up-tempo beat.

The story presented in the song is about grief and loss, the pain of losing a great partner, and it also has Eastern and Middle European influences.

Looking closer at the free Paint It, Black piano sheet music, we can see that it was described as a Turkish kind of song, and it enchants us with a great melodic line, composed out of the bass, guitar, drums, piano, percussion, and Hammond organ.

Once released, Paint It, Black peaked at number one in the UK and in many European countries such as Norway, Australia, or Ireland.

Because of its success, Paint It, Black has been covered by many famous artists through the years and still is.

Great performances of the song are the ones by Eric Burdon, Tracy Lawrence, or Vanessa Carlton.

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Paint It, Black - The Rolling Stones piano tutorial

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