Sweet Black Angel

Album: Exile on Main St. (1972)
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  • Got a sweet black angel
    Got a pin up girl
    Got a sweet black angel
    Up upon my wall

    Well, she ain't no singer
    And she ain't no star
    But she sure talk good
    And she move so fast

    But the gal in danger
    Yeah, de gal in chains
    But she keep on pushin'
    Would ya take her place?

    She countin' up de minutes
    Countin' up de days
    She's a sweet black angel, whoa
    Not a sweet black slave

    Ten little niggers
    Sittin' on de wall
    Her brothers been a fallin'
    Fallin' one by one

    For a judge they murdered
    And a judge they stole
    Now de judge he gonna judge her
    For all dat he's a worth

    Well de gal in danger
    De gal in chains
    And she keep on pushin'
    Would you do the same?

    She countin' up de minutes
    She countin' up de days
    She's a sweet black angel
    Not a gun toting teacher
    Not a Red lovin' school mom
    Ain't someone gonna free her

    Free de sweet black slave
    Free de sweet black slave
    Free de sweet black slave
    Free de sweet black slave Writer/s: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Gary Seven from U.s.a.Is Mick Jagger an idiot?
  • Lydia from Cushing, OkahomaI read what was printed about the song sweet black angel but...i still didn't get the full understanding of what the song was talking about.
  • Peter Griffin from Quahog, RiOh my... Is it just me or is the whole first album of the double album Exile FILLED with obscene words?
  • Bertrand from Paris, FranceUnderrated, very nice Stones song.
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