Brown Sugar is the opening track and lead single from the Rolling Stone’s 1971 album Sticky Fingers.Rolling Stone magazine ranked it at number 5 on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time. Though credited to the singer/guitarist pair of Mick Jagger and Keith Richard, the song was primarily the work of Jagger, who wrote it sometime during the filming of Ned Kelly in 1969. He later attributed the success of the song to it having a “good groove”.