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In June 1964, The Rolling Stones toured America the first time. Unlike The Beatles, they weren’t topping the U.S. charts, but there was still a considerable amount of hype surrounding them, which they used to their advantage to finagle recording sessions at Chess Studios in Chicago. They did this three times in 1964-1965, and those sessions produced many of their classic early songs, the first of which was a cover of the Valentino’s “It’s All Over Now,” a song that the legendary DJ Murray The K had turned them onto only a week or so before.
Written by Bobby & Shirley Womack, “It’s All Over Now” is the timeless tale of a guy who is pretty much done with a toxic relationship and is ready to move on.