Rolling Stones Add ‘Hang On Sloopy’ To Setlist For First Time In Nearly 50 Years During Ohio Concert

There’s no need to hang on any longer, Stones fans.

While on tour in Columbus, Ohio, the Rolling Stones added a cover of the song “Hang On Sloopy” — made famous by The McCoys — to their setlist for the first time since 1966. The group used to play the tune during tours, but removed it from their set nearly 50 years ago.

The classic has special meaning for many Ohioans and has been the state’s official rock song since 1985.

“Sloopy” is still played at sports games throughout the state, and the Cleveland Indians, Cavaliers and Browns all play the McCoy version during home games, Rolling Stone magazine reports. The song has also been performed by the Ohio State University marching band for decades.

Nearly 50,000 fans sang along with frontman Mick Jagger during the rendition, chanting “O-H-I-O” during the chorus. Take a listen above.

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