Ain't Too Proud To Beg

Album: It's Only Rock 'N' Roll (1974)
Charted: 17
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  • I know you wanna leave me,
    But I refuse to let you go,
    If I have to beg, plead for your sympathy,
    I don't mind 'cause you mean that much to me.

    Ain't too proud to beg and you know it,
    Please don't leave me girl,
    Don't you go,
    Ain't too proud to plead, baby, baby,
    Please don't leave me, girl,
    Don't you go.

    Now I've heard a cryin' man
    Is half a man with no sense of pride,
    But if I have to cry to keep you,
    I don't mind weepin' if it'll keep you by my side.

    Ain't too proud to beg and you know it,
    Please don't leave me girl,
    Don't you go,
    Ain't too proud to plead, baby, baby,
    Please don't leave me, girl,
    Don't you go.

    If I have to sleep on your doorstep all night and day
    Just to keep you from walking away,
    Let your friends laugh, even this I can stand,
    'cause I wanna keep you any way I can.

    Ain't too proud to beg and you know it,
    Please don't leave me girl,
    Don't you go,
    Ain't too proud to plead, baby, baby,
    Please don't leave me, girl,
    Don't you go.

    Now I've got a love so deep in the pit of my heart,
    And each day it grows more and more,
    I'm not ashamed to call and plead to you, baby,
    If pleading keeps you from walking out that door.

    Ain't too proud to beg and you know it,
    Please don't leave me girl,
    Don't you go,
    Ain't too proud to plead, baby, baby,
    Please don't leave me, girl,
    Don't you go. Writer/s: Edward Jr. Holland, Norman Whitfield
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 10

  • Bernard from Baltimore MdThey are legendary, legends, masters of their art and craft as musicians singers and entertainers.
  • Jim from Ambler, PaThe Stones also covered "My Girl" on Flowers album.
  • Ace from Otaki, New ZealandExcellent guitar solo, completely suits the atmosphere of the song. Some people should try listening with their ears instead of their egos
  • AnonymousOn vinyl there is no pause between end of this song and nxt trck(its only r n r),on cd there is,cd version inferior to vinyl,rushed mastering by cbs to cash in on then new cd market!
  • Susan from Toronto, CanadaPaul McCartney said, "There were two songs I turned Mick onto that the Stones have done. One was SHE SAID YEAH and the other was AIN'T TOO PROUD TO BEG."
    (The full interview is at this link: http://abbeyrd.best.vwh.net/rdr.htm)
  • Richard from Anniston, AlThe guitar break has got to be one of the worst guitar solos in history, with all due respect to Mr. Richards.
  • Steve from Culver City, CaThe video for this and just about every Stones promo are on You Tube
  • Johnny from Los Angeles, Cathis should have been played at the 2006 superbowl.
  • Robb from Williamstown, Nj 08094, Nj"It is a great R&B song and a decent cover that would've totally rocked with a Sax or Hammond Organ solo instead of that half baked C&W guitar solo. Aside from that, Keith you rock"
  • Chelsea from Nyc, OrMick Taylor plays synthesizer on this tune. The guitarsolo is by Keith. When performed live in '75/'76 the endjam featured a call and response by Jagger and Billy Preston. The Stones filmed a rarely seen promoclip for this song.
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