Sweet Virginia

Album: Exile on Main St. (1972)
  • Wadin' through the waste stormy winter
    And there's not a friend to help you through
    Tryin' to stop the waves behind your eyeballs
    Drop your reds, drop your greens and blues

    Thank you for your wine, California
    Thank you for your sweet and bitter fruits
    Yes I got the desert in my toenail
    And I hid the speed inside my shoe

    But come on, come on down Sweet Virginia
    Come on, honey child, beg you
    Come on, come on down, you got it in ya
    Got to scrape the shit right off your shoes

    Yeah, I want you to come on, come on down Sweet Virginia

    I want you to come on, come on down Sweet Virginia
    I want you come on, honey child, I beg you
    I want you come on, honey child you got it in you
    Got to scrape that shit right off your shoes

    But come on, come on down Sweet Virginia
    Come on, come on down, I beg
    Come on, come on down, you got it in you
    Got to scrape that shit right off your shoes Writer/s: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
    Publisher: Abkco Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Marc Roche from Oregon The sax solo kills....the harp intro is nice too
  • Kat from CaliforniaI think it’s Keith giving it his best at a high note
  • John Cole from South CarolinaWho sang the high parts on Sweet Virginia?
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