Loving Cup


Loving Cup

Infobox Song
Name = Loving Cup
Artist = The Rolling Stones
Album = Exile on Main St.
Released= May 12, 1972


track_no = 9
Recorded = In LA, early 1972
Genre = Rock
Length = 4m:25s
Writer = Jagger/Richards
Label = Rolling Stones/Virgin
Producer = Jimmy Miller
[ Chart position = ]
prev = "Sweet Black Angel"
prev_no = 8
next = "Happy"
next_no = 10

"Loving Cup" is a song by The Rolling Stones featured on their 1972 album "Exile on Main St."

Recording on "Loving Cup" started in December 1971 at Los Angeles' Sunset Sound Studios and lasted until March 1972. Mick Jagger performs lead vocals and backing with Keith Richards. Richards and Mick Taylor perform the song's guitars. Bass and drums are provided by Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts, respectively. Piano is provided by Stones recording veteran Nicky Hopkins. Saxophone is by Bobby Keys and both trumpet and trombone are by Jim Price. The album's producer, Jimmy Miller, provides the maracas.

"Loving Cup" has been performed sporadically by the Stones' since its introduction to their catalogue. It was heard during the 1972 tour of America, and was re-introduced to setlists during the 2002-2003 Licks Tour. It was also performed with Jack White during the 2006 leg of the A Bigger Bang Tour, with this version featured in both the movie and album "Shine a Light".


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  • Loving cup — Lov ing cup 1. A large ornamental drinking vessel having two or more handles, intended to pass from hand to hand, as at a banquet. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. an award resembling a {loving cup}[1] that is given to the winner of a competition. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loving cup — loving ,cup noun count a large cup with two or more handles that people drank from in turn at formal DINNERS in the past, sometimes used as a prize for a sports competition …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • loving cup — n. a large drinking cup of silver, etc., with two or more large handles by which it was formerly passed from guest to guest at banquets: now often given as a trophy in sports and games …   English World dictionary

  • loving cup — 1. a large cup, as of silver, usually with two or more handles, given as a prize, award, token of esteem or affection, etc. 2. a wine cup, usually of large size with several handles, passed from one person to another, as at a farewell gathering.… …   Universalium

  • loving cup — noun Etymology: from its former use in ceremonial drinking Date: 1812 1. a large ornamental drinking vessel with two or more handles 2. a loving cup given as a token or trophy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • loving cup — lov′ing cup n. 1) a large drinking cup with two or more handles given as a prize or token of esteem 2) a large drinking cup with several handles that is passed from person to person …   From formal English to slang

  • loving-cup — /ˈlʌvɪŋ kʌp/ (say luving kup) noun 1. a large cup, as of silver, commonly with several handles, given as a prize, award, etc.; cup (def. 2). 2. a similar cup which is filled with wine and passed around an assembly, at a banquet or the like …   Australian English dictionary

  • loving cup — noun a) a large cup with two or more handles, passed around for all to drink from, as at the close of a banquet. b) such a cup awarded as a trophy …   Wiktionary

  • loving cup — noun 1. a large drinking vessel (usually with two handles) that people drink out of in turn at a banquet • Hypernyms: ↑drinking vessel 2. a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition the school… …   Useful english dictionary

  • loving cup — noun a two handled cup passed round at banquets …   English new terms dictionary


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