Blinded By Love

Album: Steel Wheels (1989)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is an acoustic song with lyrics warning that love can lead to ruin. The lyrics mention Samson, Marc Anthony, and King Edward, all of whom were brought down by the love of a woman.
  • Mick Jagger's brother, Chris, helped with the historical references. He is credited as "literary editor."
  • Phil Beer played the fiddle. He went on to form The Phil Beer Band and Show Of Hands.

Comments: 2

  • Paul from Boston, MaThe historical references come from Plutarch via Shakespeare, ("The barge she sat on . . .")
  • Johnny from Los Angeles, CaHey, I learned some History from a Stones Song! Wait until my parents and teachers hear this! {well, Johnny, instead of doing algebra problems or writing essays, you can Listen to the Rolling Stones} Ahhhhhhhh.........
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