Flight 505

Album: Aftermath (1966)
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  • Well, I was happy here at home
    I got everything I need
    Happy bein' on my own
    Just living the life I lead

    Well, suddenly it dawned on me
    That this was not my life
    So I just phoned the airline girl
    And said, "Get me on flight number 505
    Get me on flight number 505"

    Well, I confirmed my reservation
    Then I hopped a cab
    No idea of my destination
    And feeling pretty bad

    With my suitcase in my hand
    In my head, my new life
    So then I told the airline girl
    "Well, get me on flight number 505
    Get me on flight number 505"
    Alright

    Well, I sat right there in my seat
    Well, feeling like a king
    With the whole world right at my feet
    "Of course I'll have a drink"

    Well, suddenly I saw
    That we never ever would arrive
    He put the plane down in the sea
    The end of flight number 505
    The end of flight number 505
    Alright

    Whew, they put the plane down in the sea
    The end of flight number 505
    The end of flight number 505 Writer/s: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
    Publisher: Abkco Music Inc.
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Comments: 4

  • Jan-erik Johansson from Norrköping Sweden I figured the band recycled the fragment intro i the coming single 'Have you seen your mother...' from sept '66. Ian Stewart piano riff?
  • Bb from Los Banos, CaWhile this song was being recorded, BOAC flight 911 crashed into MT. Fuji on March 4, 1966.
  • Sam from Shanghai, ChinaThe piano bit is nearly the riff to Satisfaction
  • Chelsea from Nyc, OrThe intro has Ian Stewart playing piano. Bill Wyman on Fuzzbass, an effect he used a lot on "Aftermath".
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