How The Rolling Stones’ “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction” Was Made In America

By Kellar Ellsworth
The song that made The Rolling Stones in America. thisdayinmusic

The Rolling Stones’ “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction” made the band overnight stars in America and continued to distinguish the boys from London, long into their golden years. Incredibly it all started with a Keith Richards’ dream after unruly fans cut their performance short in Clearwater, Florida.

In a hotel now owned by Scientologists, Richards awoke from a dream and groggily fired off a guitar riff into a recorder before promptly passing out. Reportedly, the tape concluded with the sounds of his snoring. From planting their flag in America to finishing with a flourish at the Superbowl, this is the story of “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction.”