Exile on Main Street (May, 12th, 1972)
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Exile on Main St. is the tenth British and 13th American studio album by English rock band The Rolling Stones . Released as a double LP in May 1972, it draws on many genres including rock and roll , blues , soul , R&B , gospel and country . [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] The release of Exile on Main St. met with mixed reviews, but it is now generally regarded as the band's best album. [ 1 ] In 1987, as part of their 20th anniversary, Rolling Stone magazine ranked it third on the 100 Best Albums of the Last Twenty Years.