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Back to the 80's series#1 "Start Me Up!" Traditional Geocache

Hidden : 05/10/2011
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Room for log you may need tweezers please BYOP!! :) This is in a high muggle area so super stealth is required,this is one reason for a level 5 difficulty. HAPPY HUNTING! :) This is my first cache in a series that I have decided to start titled Back To The 80's. I love 80's music and decided to share some information about some songs from that era. Each cache in this series will have have it's name due to the location I have placed it in. LOCATION=SONG TITLE. This cache is placed close to to a business that makes something that you have to start up! lol "Start Me Up" was first recorded during the 1975 sessions for The Rolling Stones ' 1976 album Black and Blue. The song was at first cut as a reggae-rock track, but after dozens of takes the band stopped recording it and it was shelved. The band would again try to re-record "Start Me Up" during the 1977 Some Girls and the 1979 Emotional Rescue sessions under the working titles "Never Stop" and "Start It Up" respectively. These recordings would feature a more apparent rock sound, stripped of the earlier reggae influences. In 1981, with the band looking to tour, Kimsey proposed to lead singer Mick Jagger that archived songs could comprise the set. While searching through the vaults, Kimsey found the two takes of the song with a more rock vibe among some fifty reggae versions. Overdubs were completed on the track in early 1981 in New York at the recording studios Electric Ladyland and the Hit Factory."Start Me Up" peaked at #7 on the UK Singles Charts in September 1981, where it remains a significant single as the Rolling Stones have not been back into the UK top 10 since. In Australia, the song reached #1 in November 1981. In the US, "Start Me Up" spent three weeks at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in October and November 1981.

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