Good Time Women

Composers: Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
Recording date: October 1970 & Fall 2009
Recording locations: Rolling Stones Mobile Unit, Mick Jagger's home, Newbury, England; Olympic Sound Studios, London, England;
One East Studio, New York City, USA;
The Village & Mix This!, Los Angeles, USA; & unidentified studio, London, England
Producer: Jimmy Miller, Don Was & The Glimmer Twins     Chief engineers: Glyn Johns, Andy Johns & Krish Sharma 
Mixer: Bob Clearmountain             Never performed onstage


Probable line-up:

Drums: Charlie Watts
Bass: Bill Wyman
Electric guitars: Keith Richards & Mick Taylor
Vocals: Mick Jagger
Piano: Nicky Hopkins
Harmonica: Mick Jagger
Handclaps: Mick Jagger
 

Yeah you got me riding on a big fault line
Yes it's down a bumpy road
I said Now, now, honey, you don't need money
And you know you got it easy at home
 
Yeah we're gonna get down to Fort Line (?)
We're going to steam it out a rail all right
I said Now, now, honey, get down honey
Good time women don't keep you waiting around
Uh huh


Yeah we could land in New York City
We were feeling mighty fine
Now I brought downers and a rosť
And then a bottle of dry white wine
 
Yes you got me dizzy, yes you got me silly
And you know you're gonna die with your wife
Baby, baby
Red light women, they don't leave you around

Yeah

Yes you got me waiting on a big fault line
Yeah you're going to feel all right

I said Baby, honey,
You know it's going to be all right
 
Yeah you got me dizzy and you got me filthy
I'm going down to (...) up your wife

I said Baby, baby
Red light women like to party
Red light women sure like to party
A red light woman, please don't party all night
 
You got me crying now
Ah you got me crying now - hey
Ah you got me crying now
Yes you like to party all night
Yes they like to party all night
Yes they like to party honey
All night, night, night...
... all night, all night, night, night, night, night, night (...)
And if you want it, yeah, you got to show it
And if you want it, they'll prove it all night...
Night, night, night (...)

 

 
TrackTalk

The basic idea, as you can hear from Good Time Women, was already there. But it took a while for it to turn into Tumbling Dice. We were stuck for a good lyrical hook to go with this really great riff, so we left it in abeyance for a bit.
- Keith Richards, 2010


With Tumbling Dice, there's an outtake I've found that has completely different lyrics. It wasn't until we got to L.A. that I rewrote them. The original lyrics were crap.
- Mick Jagger, 2010


That version of Tumbling Dice was chosen (for the outtakes CD) because it's got the other lyric.
- Don Was, 2010




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