Waiting on a Friend Lyrics

The Rolling Stones


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writers: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
album: Track 8 in album Tattoo You
release date: 1981-8-18
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length: 5:03
saxophone: Joshua Redman
guest instrument: Joshua Redman
writer: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

Watching girls go passing by it ain't the latest thing
I'm just standing in a doorway.
I'm just trying to make some sense.
Out of these girls passing by, the tales they tell of men.
I'm not waiting on a lady, I'm just waiting on a friend. Mm.

A smile relieves a heart that grieves, remember what I said.
I'm not waiting on a lady, I'm just waiting on a friend.
I'm just waiting on a friend, just waiting on a friend.
I'm just waiting on a friend, I'm just waiting on a friend,
just waiting on a friend.

Don't need a whore, don't need no booze, don't need a virgin priest.
But I need some one I can cry to.
I need someone to protect.

Ooh, making love and breaking hearts, it is a game for youth.
But I'm not waiting on a lady.
I'm just waiting on a friend.
I'm just waiting on a friend, just waiting on a friend.
I'm just waiting on a friend, just waiting on a friend.

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Track Listing

  • 1 Start Me Up
  • 2 Hang Fire
  • 3 Slave
  • 4 Little T & A
  • 5 Black Limousine
  • 6 Neighbours
  • 7 Worried About You
  • 8 Tops
  • 9 Heaven
  • 10 No Use in Crying
  • 11 Waiting on a Friend