Respectable

Album: Some Girls (1978)
Charted: 23
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  • Well now we're respected in society
    We don't worry about the things that we used to be
    We're talking heroin with the president
    Well it's a problem, sir, but it can't be bent
    Uh yes

    Well now you're a pillar of society
    You don't worry about the things that you used to be
    You're a rag-trade girl, you're the queen of porn
    You're the easiest lay on the White House lawn

    Get out of my life, don't come back
    Get out of my life, don't come back

    She's so respectable
    She's so respectable
    She's so delectable
    She's so respectable
    Get out of my life
    Don't take my wife
    Don't come back
    Get out of my life
    Don't take my wife
    Don't come back

    What I say

    She's so respectable
    She's so respectable
    She's so respectable
    She's so respectable

    Get out of my life
    Don't take my wife
    Don't come back
    Oh get out of my life
    Don't take my wife
    Don't come back, alright oh

    She's so respectable
    She's so respectable
    She's so delectable
    She's so respectable
    Get out of my life
    Don't take my wife
    Don't come back woo

    Get out of life
    Don't take my wife
    Don't come back
    Get out of my life
    Don't take my wife
    Don't come back, come back, hey Writer/s: KEITH RICHARDS, MICK JAGGER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Paul from Boston, MaApparently Bianca f--ked Jack Ford at the White House. No wonder Betty drank.
  • Craig from Melbourne, AustraliaThis song proved that the Stones could out punk the punks.
  • Ace from Kansas City, MoMaybe my favorite Stones song, definitely in my top five. Great drive from Charlie and Bill, and not only do Keith and Ronnie burn up their fingers trading licks, Mick also joins in on electric guitar. All three also play electric guitar on "When The Whip Comes Down". Woody joked at the time that the album took longer than usual to record because he had to teach Mick how to play again.
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