The Rolling Stones Release a Profane Single to Get Out of a Contract
Once upon a time, before Mick Jagger started to look like a South American transsexual, the Rolling Stones were the biggest outlaws on the planet (provided you put rapists, murderers and any other actual criminals or badasses in a category other than "outlaws").
"We're like John Dillinger, but with disappointing Super Bowl performances instead of bank robberies."
So it should come as no surprise that when the future ex-rebels were told they actually had to fulfill their contract with Decca Records before leaving for greener pastures, they weren't happy. Legal technicalities are for squares, baby. The Rolling Stones would not be held down by the man and his nitpicky adherence to the stipulations of binding contracts.
Fortunately for them, all they had to do was record one more single and they would be free to dominate the rest of the 1960s and most of the '70s before taking a now three decades long nosedive starting in the '80s. Fortunately for the premise of this article, they decided to make that single one of their most commercially unfriendly pieces of work of all time.
This was back before Mick Jagger was allowed to dress himself.
The song was called "Schoolboy Blues," though it would be forever known as "Cocksucker Blues." The title of the song was taken from its risque chorus, where Jagger pondered:
Oh where can I get my cock sucked?/Where can I get my ass fucked?/I may have no money/But I know where to put it every time.
Those lyrics work a lot better if you picture this face while reading them.