Originally Posted by dr wu
Sadly Mick Taylor had quit a short while before so Wood was on guitar...and he's no Taylor.
I know that Mick Taylor is held in very high regard, but the Stones certainly seemed to be in full decline during the last part of his tenure with the band. I bought Exile on Main Street
upon its release and I was glad that it got high praise because I was such a hardcore Stones fan. But I actually just didn't understand why Exile
got such high praise in light of their previous recordings and I stil don't. Worse yet, I thought Goat's Head Soup
and It's Only Rock 'n Roll
were another step downward. The Stones were actually re-energized after Ron Wood replaced Mick Taylor.