Black Limousine

Album: Tattoo You (1981)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is based on a song by the 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. >>
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    Bertrand - Paris, France

Comments: 3

  • Ethan from Portland, Orthe hampton '81 version is nothing short of orgasmic
  • Steve from Culver City, CaSugar Blue on Harmonica
  • Ethan from Portland, Orthis is the Stones at their bluesy-best.
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