Beast of Burden Lyrics

The Rolling Stones


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC , SONY ATV MUSIC PUB LLC
writers: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
album: Track 9 in album Some Girls
release date: 1978-6-9
popularity : 20 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Funk / Soul Pop
styles: Blues Rock/Rock & Roll/Arena Rock/Classic Rock
length: 4:26
producer: The Glimmer Twins
mixer: Chris Kimsey
recorded by: Chris Kimsey
writer: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

Cover Art

The Rolling Stones Some Girls cover art
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I'll never be your beast of burden
My back is broad but it's a hurting
All I want is for you to make love to me
I'll never be your beast of burden
I've walked for miles my feet are hurting
All I want is you to make love to me

Am I hard enough
Am I rough enough
Am I rich enough
I'm not too blind to see

I'll never be your beast of burden
So let's go home and draw the curtains
Music on the radio
Come on baby make sweet love to me

Am I hard enough
Am I rough enough
Am I rich enough
I'm not too blind to see

Oh little sister
Pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty, girl
You're a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty girl
Pretty, pretty
Such a pretty, pretty, pretty girl
Come on baby please, please, please

I'll tell ya
You can put me out
On the street
Put me out
With no shoes on my feet
But, put me out, put me out
Put me out of misery

Yeah, all your sickness
I can suck it up
Throw it all at me
I can shrug it off
There's one thing baby
That I don't understand
You keep on telling me
I ain't your kind of man

Ain't I rough enough, ooh baby
Ain't I tough enough
Ain't I rich enough, in love enough
Ooh! Ooh! Please

I'll never be your beast of burden
I'll never be your beast of burden
Never, never, never, never, never, never, never be

I'll never be your beast of burden
I've walked for miles, my feet are hurting
All I want is you to make love to me,
Yeah

I don't need no beast of burden
I need no fussing
I need no nursing
Never, never, never, never, never, never, never be


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Miss You
  • 2 When the Whip Comes Down
  • 3 Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
  • 4 Some Girls
  • 5 Lies
  • 6 Far Away Eyes
  • 7 Respectable
  • 8 Before They Make Me Run
  • 9 Beast of Burden
  • 10 Shattered