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Album: Tattoo YouReleased: 1981
This is based on a song by Blues musician Jimmy Reed called "You Don't Have To Go." The song is about The Stones' rock and roll lifestyle of women, alcohol, and limousines.
This was first recorded at the Some Girls sessions in 1978.
Ron Wood got a writing credit for this. It is one of the few Stones originals not credited only to Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.
According to Wood, the guitar riff was influenced by a Texas slide Blues guitarist named Hop Wilson, who recorded in the '60s.