Little Queenie

Composer: Chuck Berry       Original performer: Chuck Berry (1959)
First release: Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out, September 1970
Recording date: November 1969        Recording location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA (live)
Producers: Glyn Johns & The Rolling Stones            Chief engineer: Glyn Johns
Performed onstage: 1969-71, 1973, 1986, 1997-98, 2013

Probable line-up:

Drums: Charlie Watts
Bass: Bill Wyman
Electric guitars: Keith Richards (incl. solos) & Mick Taylor
Lead vocal: Mick Jagger
Backing vocal: Keith Richards
Piano: Ian Stewart
 

I've got the lumps in my throat when I saw her coming down the aisle
I get the wiggles in my knees when she looked at me and sweetly smiled

There she is again standing over by the record machine
She's looking like a model on the cover of a magazine
Well she's too cute to be a minute over 17

Meanwhile, I was thinking


She's in the mood, no need to break it
I got the chance, I ought to take it
She can dance, we can make it
Come on, queenie, let's shake it

Go, go, go, little queenie
Go, go, go, little queenie
Go, go, go, little queenie

Won't you tell me who's the queen standing over by the record machine?
Well she's looking like a model on the cover of a magazine
Yeah, she's too cute to be a minute over 17

Take off my shoes
 
Meanwhile, I was still thinking

If it's a slow song, we'll omit it
If it's a rocker, that'll get it
And if it's good, she'll admit it
Come on, queenie, let's get with it

Go, go, go, little queenie
Go, go, go, little queenie
Go, go, go, little queenie

 
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