one of the most successful, prolific, thrilling and influential bands of all time release 14 re-mastered classic albums throughout 2009. recorded at muscle shoals in alabama, with the rolling stones mobile and at olympic studios in london, 'sticky fingers' is an acknowledged masterpiece and rightly features on the list of rolling stone magazine's greatest albums of all time. it came housed in a controversial 'zipper' sleeve conceived by andy warhol - and topped the album charts on both sides of the atlantic. the us number one single 'brown sugar' has become the ultimate rock anthem but the riffy 'bitch' is just as intoxicating while the ballads 'sister morphine' and 'moonlight mile' are timeless classics. 'sticky fingers' also provided rock fans with 'can't you hear me knocking' and 'sway'. the much-covered 'wild horses' and 'dead flowers' inaugurated a rich run of country-tinged material for the band. keith richards and mick jagger's songwriting partnership had reached another level as this album was unveiled in 1971.