Song of the Day: Rolling Stones – “Paint It Black”

Today marks the birthday of late Rolling Stones founder Brian Jones, who would have turned 75 years old today. Released in 1966, “Paint It Black” (a.k.a. “Paint It, Black”) is one of the band’s signature songs and greatest hits, and it’s safe to say it wouldn’t be the same without Jones, who brought the added element of sitar to the song. Jones’ interest in incorporating Eastern elements helped bring rise to the song, which reached reached No. 1 in the U.S. and the U.K.

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