You Got The Silver

Album: Let It Bleed (1969)
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  • Hey babe, what's in your eyes?
    I saw them flashing like airplane lights
    You fill my cup, babe, that's for sure
    I must come back
    For a little more

    You got my heart, you got my soul
    You got the silver you got the gold
    You got the diamonds, from the mine
    Well that's all right
    It'll buy some time

    Tell me, honey, what will I do
    When I'm hungry and thirsty too
    Feeling foolish and that's for sure
    Just waiting here
    At your kitchen door?

    Hey baby, what's in your eyes?
    Is that the diamonds from the mine?
    What's that laughing in your smile?
    I don't care,
    No, I don't care

    Oh babe, you got my soul
    You got the silver you got the gold
    If that's your love, it just made me blind
    I don't care
    No, that's no big surprise Writer/s: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
    Publisher: Abkco Music Inc.
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Comments: 13

  • Michael from MelbourneI don't believe Nicky Hopkins played piano on any Beatles tracks...he played on their solo albums, bar Paul.
  • Chuck from San FranciscoIt's so nice to see comments from others who appreciate this tune as much as I do. Such a gentle, simple song on the surface, that rips your heart out when you connect the dots.
  • Domyo from Bloomington, InThis is, quite simply, Keith's greatest vocal performance and perhaps the best Rolling Stones song of this entire period, if not ever. There is a pure strength and self-assurance in Keith's delivery which reminds me very much of Dylan's "It Takes A Lot to Laugh, It Takes A Train to Cry"-- two fundamentally flawed vocalists going all out and doing something beyond themselves.
  • Ken from Booneville,ms, MsI believe he should have had credit for many of the Stoens songs because without his musical contributions they wouldnt have sounded as good. Especially 2000 LIGHT YEARS FROM HOME,UNDER MY THUMB,RUBY TUESDAY(which he did write with Keith) and RUBY TUESDAY AND many more.
  • Peter Griffin from Quahog, RiHooray for Keith!
  • Stig from Chicago, IlWe used to listen to this one doing mescaline in 69, cut school and get ripped at my buddy's house. The stinging electric guitar part goes right through you, particularly those last few chords at the end.......
  • R from Montreal, Qc, CanadaFabulous song. Keith voice was very good at the time.

    Start listening to the Let It Bleed album with this one through the end. A real trip.
  • Laura from Santa Fe, NmI recently saw Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi in concert and they covered it. It was genius. I hear it is on one of her albums.
  • Keith from Winchester, VaCorrect. Jones never received a writing credit for any song. He certainly desrved one , I'd think, for "Under My Thumb" and probably quite a few of the earlier ones.
  • Dave from London , CanadaKeith uses his (then) new found penchant for open tuning on this number.
  • Kent Lyle from Palo Alto, CaI'm not sure that Brian got any writing credits for this song. In fact, I don't believe he ever had any beyond the group credit 'Nanker Phelge' on some of their earliest compositions. However, it was the last Stones song to feature any meaningful contribution from him.
  • Mr. Chimp from Brno, Czech RepublicAccording to myself, one of the best Rolling Stones´ songs ever.
  • Nicolas from Buenos Aires, ArgentinaThis is a Great Song, like LET IT BLEED, in my opinion one of the greatest Rolling Stones albuns
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