Connection

Album: Between The Buttons (1967)
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  • I want to do is to get back to you.

    [Chorus]
    Connection, I just can't make no connection.
    But all I want to do is to get back to you.

    Everything is going in the wrong direction.
    The doctor wants to give me more injections.
    Giving me shots for a thousand rare infections
    And I don't know if he'll let me go

    [Chorus: x2]

    And I don't know if he'll let me go
    Connection, I just can't make no connection.
    But all I want to do is to get back to you.

    My bags they get a very close inspection.
    I wonder why it is that they suspect me
    They're dying to add me to their collections
    And I don't know if they'll let me go

    Connection, connection
    But all I want to do is to get back to you.
    Connection, I just can't make connection.
    But all I want to do is to get back to you

    Do is to get back to you.
    Connection, I just can't make no connection.
    But all I want to do is to get back to you. Writer/s: KEITH RICHARDS, MICK JAGGER
    Publisher: Abkco Music Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Mike C from Ac, NjI've heard New Riders of The Purple Sage play this so many times I thought the Stones were covering their song!
  • Bob from Berkeley, CaI once heard that Buck Owens covered this song. Anybody know anything about that?
  • Juan from Buenos Aires, ArgentinaThis is the first song totally sung by KR (with MJ).
  • R from Montreal, Qc, CanadaAs Eric Burdon once said, the Stones should have issued this one after Let's spend the night. It is a classic one, very simple but interesting.

    With Amanda Jones or All Sold Out, as B side, it should habe been a success.
    - Erno, Montreal QC
  • Keith from Front Royal, VaInteresting that Everclear covered this. I think their music sucks but they obviously have good taste in other people's music.
    "The bags of mine get a very close inspection. I wonder why it is that they suspect 'em."--Classic Keef
  • Frank from Pittsburgh, PaEverclear does a great cover of this song..faster and heavier
  • Chelsea from Nyc, OrKeith played this tune with the Winos.
  • Chelsea from Nyc, OrThe time Keith took on some lead vocals.
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