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12/05/1972 Rolling Stones release album "Exile on Main St."

English rock band the Rolling Stones released its tenth studio album in the United Kingdom. The style draws on 1950s rock and roll, blues, 1930s-40s swing, and gospel styles. Over time the album became one of the most famous in the band's history. An expanded version of the album was released in Europe and USA on 17 May 2010.


  • Essentials 

  • Album chronology 

  • Recording 

  • Music and lyrics 

  • Packaging 

  • Release and reception 

  • Legal issues with ABKCO 

  • Legacy 

  • Re-release 

  • Personnel