Hitch Hike

Composers: Marvin Gaye, William Stevenson & Clarence Paul    Original performer: Marvin Gaye (1963)
Recording date: November 1964        Recording location: RCA Studios, Los Angeles, USA
Producer: Andrew Oldham        Engineer: Dave Hassinger
Performed onstage: 1965

Probable line-up:

Drums: Charlie Watts
Bass: Bill Wyman
Electric guitars: Keith Richards & Brian Jones
Lead vocal: Mick Jagger
Background vocals: Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
Handclaps: ---
 

I'm going to Chicago, that's the last place my baby stayed  (hitch hike, hitch hike baby)
I'm packing up my bags, I'm going to leave this town right away  (hitch hike, hitch hike baby)
I'm going to find that girl if I have to hitch hike around the world  (hitch hike)

Hitch hike, baby

Chicago City, that's what the sign on the freeway read  (hitch hike, hitch hike baby)
I'm going to keep on going 'til I get to that street that's called 6th and Main  (hitch hike, hitch hike baby)
I've got to find that girl if I have to hitch hike around the world  (hitch hike)

Hitch hike, baby


Come on, hitch hike, hitch hike children
Hitch hike, hitch hike baby
Hitch hike, hitch hike baby
Come on, hitch hike, hitch hike darling (children)

Hitch hike, baby
Hitch hike, children
Hitch hike, baby
Hitch hike, children
Hitch hike, baby 

I'm going to St. Louis but my next stop just might be LA - that's what I said  (hitch hike, hitch hike baby)
I've got no money in my pockets so I'm going to have to hitch hike all the way - hitch hike children  (hitch hike, hitch hike baby)
I'm going to find that girl if I have to hitch hike around the world  (hitch hike)

Hitch hike, children

Come on, hitch hike, hitch hike children
Hitch hike, hitch hike baby
Hitch hike, hitch hike baby
Come on, hitch hike, hitch hike children

Come on, come on, hitch hike baby, hitch hike children
Hitch hike, hitch hike darling
Come on, hitch hike, hitch hike children
Hitch-hitch-hitch-hitch hike, hitch hike baby

Mm-mm-mm, mm-mm-mm-mm
Mm-mm, mm-mm-mm-mm...

 


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