Slave

  Composers: Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
  Recording date: January-February 1975, October-December 1980 & April-July 1981
Recording locations: Rolling Stones Mobile Unit, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Pathé Marconi Studios, Paris, France; Mobile Unit,
warehouse, Paris, France; Atlantic Studios, Electric Ladyland Studios, Hit Factory & Power Station, New York City, USA
Producers: The Glimmer Twins        Chief engineers: Keith Harwood, Glyn Johns & Chris Kimsey
Never performed onstage


Probable line-up:

Drums: Charlie Watts
Bass: Bill Wyman
Electric guitars: Keith Richards
Lead vocal: Mick Jagger
Background vocals: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards & Pete Townshend
Electric piano: Billy Preston
Organ: Billy Preston
Saxophone: Sonny Rollins
Cowbells: Ollie Brown or Mike Carabello
Timbales: Ollie Brown
Conga drumMike Carabello


Do it, do it, do it, do it, do it

Do it, do it, do it, do it, do it

Do it, do it, do it, do it

Don't want to be your slave

Don't want to be your slave

Don't want to be your slave

Don't want to be your slave

Don't want to be your slave

Don't want to be your slave

24 four hours a day
Hey, why don't you go down to the supermarket get something to eat
Steal something of the shelves
Pass by the liquor store, be back about a quarter to 12?

Don't want to be your slave

Don't want to be your slave

Don't want to be your slave - baby I...

Don't want to be your slave

Don't want to be your slave - I got to...

Don't want to be your slave


Got to go, got to go, got to go, got to go
Got to, got to, got to go

Yeah baby, yeah baby

Don't want to be your slave
Don't want to be your slave

Don't want to be your slave


Don't want to be your slave

Don't want to be your slave

Don't want to be your slave, yeah

Don't do it
Don't let them do it, no, no
Don't, don't...
No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no - ow
No, no, babe, ow... no
Ah ha ha ha

Do it, do it, do it, do it, do it

Do it, do it, do it, do it, do it



   

TrackTalk

(Pete Townshend) came in and decided to sing one track one night. He got on that track Don't Wanna Be Your Slave. I think you can still hear him. There's some other people playing guitar.

- Mick Jagger, 1981


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