What's the ideal Rolling Stones set list?

14-20. Parade of hits: “Jumpin' Jack Flash,” “Gimme Shelter,” “Street Fighting Man,” “Rocks Off,” “Paint it Black,” “Sympathy for the Devil,” “You Can't Always Get What You Want” (with choir).

Encore:

21. “Rip This Joint”: Can Richards play this hard and fast anymore? Would love to see him make the attempt.

22. “When the Whip Comes Down”: Savage guitars from 1978; the Stones out-punk the punks.

23. “Torn and Frayed”: A country lament that would make a great final encore. Picture it: Jagger, Richards and Wood on bar stools with acoustic guitars, Watts on brushes. “Just as long as the guitar plays, let it steal your heart away.”

The Rolling Stones
When
: 8 p.m. May 28, May 31, June 3
Where
: United Center, 1901 W. Madison
Tickets
: $150, $250, $450, $600; ticketmaster.com

Greg Kot co-hosts “Sound Opinions” at 8 p.m. Fridays and 11 a.m Saturdays on WBEZ (FM-91.5). 

What do you want to hear the Rolling Stones play when they are in town next week? Tell us your ideal set list in the comments below.

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