PopWrapped would like to wish Sir Mick Jagger a very “Happy Birthday!”
The Rolling Stones front man has collaborated with hundreds of artists over his six decades in the entertainment industry. To celebrate his special day, we want to give all you PopWrapped readers a little gift. Sit back, relax and enjoy some of his best collaborations:
“Beast of Burden” with Bette Midler (1983)
While Mick and Bette did not actually perform the song together, the Bad Boy of Rock had great chemistry with the Divine Miss M and displayed some badass dance moves.
“State of Shock/It’s Only Rock and Roll” with Tina Turner (1985)
Photo: Paul Natkin
During the 1985 mega concert known as Live Aid, Mick teamed up to with the Queen of Rock and Roll to deliver a steamy cover of his hit with Michael Jackson and their respective hit: “It’s Only Rock and Roll.”
“Dancing in the Street” with David Bowie (1985)
The two eccentric British rockers delivered a high-flying cover of the timeless Motown song. If you watch their music video, I guarantee that you will be put in a good mood.
“All Along the Watchtower” with George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Bob Dylan, Elton John & Mike Love (1988)
Mick played the tambourine during the finale of the 1988 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony that featured an all-star group of music legends as they accompanied Dylan on his 1968 hit.
“Paying the Cost to Be the Boss” with B.B. King (1997)
The Rolling Stones teamed up with B.B. King for the iconic Blues statesman’s 1997 duet album: Deuces Wild. B.B.’s impeccable strumming on Lucille and Mick’s vocals made this song one of the true highlights of the album.
“God Gave Me Everything” with Lenny Kravitz (2001)
Mick joined funk rocker Lenny Kravitz on an electric ride that featured some of Kravitz’s best guitar licks of the 2000s and some of Jagger’s best vocals of the decade.
“Live with Me” with Christina Aguilera (2007)
Photo: Daily Mail
The Voice coach collaborated with the Rolling Stones on their 1969 hit for the 2008 Martin Scorsese documentary, Shine a Light. Besides Christina’s signature high notes, Mick and the “Your Body” singer had superb vocal chemistry and made a terrific team.
“Stuck in a Moment” with U2 (2009)
The “Satisfaction” singer joined Bono, the Edge and company on the Madison Square Garden stage to perform one of their signature tunes from All That You Can’t Leave Behind at the 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame concert. Between seeing Bono’s falsetto and the electric chemistry between the two front men, this performance went down as one of the most memorable moments from the two-day celebration.
“Gimme Shelter” with Lady Gaga (2012)
Photo: Evan Agostini, Invision/AP
Mick, Keith, Ronnie and Charlie collaborated with Mother Monster during their stop in Newark, New Jersey. The “Born This Way” singer kept up with Mick and delivered one of the more captivating guest performances on their latest world tour.
What do you think of our list? Have we missed off your favorite Mick Jagger collaboration? Let us know below.