Album: Black And Blue (1976)
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  • Melody, it was her second name
    Melody, it was her second name
    Melody, it was her second name
    Melody, it was her second name

    Came home one morning about quarter to three
    I'm banging on my door cause I just lost my key
    Open up, baby, you got someone else inside
    I'm going to come get you dead or alive

    Melody, it was her second name
    Melody, it was her second name
    Melody, it was her second name
    Melody, it was her second name

    I took her out dancing but she drank away my cash
    She said, "I'm going to fix my face don't you worry I'll be back"
    I'm looking for her high and low like a mustard for a ham
    She was crashed out in the bathroom
    In the arms of my best friend

    Melody, it was her second name
    Melody, it was her second name
    Melody, it was her second name
    Melody, it was her second name

    Then one day she left me
    She took everything that moved
    My car, she took my trailer home
    She took my Sunday boots
    My nose is on her trail
    I'm going to catch her by surprise
    Then I'm going to have the pleasure
    To roast that child alive

    Melody, it was her second name
    Melody, it was her second name
    Melody, it was her second name
    Melody, it was her second name Writer/s: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 7

  • Ghanson from Dallas TxThe verse “Took her out dancing…..” really bugs me….

    When it gets to the line: Looking for her high and low, like a…….what?

    “A mustard for a ham?!?” Seriously?!? It can’t be that. But that’s what everyone writes down. I know it sounds like that, but that’s the stupidest line….and it just doesn’t make sense.

    I think it’s “Like a rooster for a hen….”

    Now THAT fits. Anyone?
  • Anonymous 2I wish Rolling Stones fans to read CD booklets, because they have no hearing and they can't tell Clapton from Frampton ))
  • AnonymousDoes anyone’s dog howl to this song?
  • Zabo from Pugh, Pa.It's been said that Billy Preston did the foot stomp you hear on the song. Billy used to pimp out his hair and had a big Afro. He said Jagger & Keef used to make fun of his Afro. All in good fun though.
  • Frank from Boise, IdBill Wyman's Rhythm Kings recorded this song in 1998 with Georgie Fame on vocals/organ and Peter Frampton doing the guitar solo.
  • Melody from Jacksonville, Fli checked this song out because the title is the same as my name. my first name, not second...
  • Ted from Loveland, CoRecorded in January, 1975. Released in 1976 on the album Black & Blue.
    Lead Vocal: Mick Jagger Vocal Harmony: Billy Preston Guitars: Keith Richards Bass: Bill Wyman Drums: Charlie Watts Piano & Organ: Billy Preston Foot Stomp: Mick Jagger
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