Leiber & Jerry Butler
Original performer: Alvin Robinson (c. 1962)
Recording date: November 1964 Recording location: RCA Studios, Los Angeles, USA
Producer:Andrew Oldham Engineer: Dave Hassinger
Performed onstage: 1969
Six-string bass: Bill Wyman
Electric guitars: Keith Richards & Brian Jones
Vocal: Mick Jagger
Piano: Jack Nitzsche
Harmonica: Mick Jagger
Lord I swear the perfume you wear was made
out of turnip greens
And every time I kiss you, girl, it tastes like pork and beans
Even though you're wearing them citified high heels
I can tell by your giant step, you've been walking through the cotton fields
Oh you're so down home, girl
Every time you monkey, child, you take my breath
And every time you move like that I've got to get down and pray
Don't you know that dress of yours was made out of fiberglass?
And every time you move like that I've got to go to Sunday mass
I'm going to take you to the muddy river and
push you in
Just to watch the water roll on down your velvet skin
I'm going to take you back to New Orleans, down in Dixieland
I'm going to watch you do the second line with a umbrella in your hand
I'm with you, baby
You're so down home
Yeah, too much
Out of sight
You're so down home, girl
One thing that's quite interesting is that I play six string bass on Down Home Girl and Pain In My Heart. It gives a fantastic treble effect.
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