When the Whip Comes Down Song Lyrics

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones Some Girls cover art
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Yeah, mama and papa told me
I was crazy to stay
I was gay in New York
A *** in L.A.
So I saved my money
And I took a plane
Wherever I go they treat me the same
When the whip comes down
When the whip comes down
When the whip comes down
When the whip comes down
I'm going down fifty-third street
And they're spitting in my face
I'm learning the ropes
Yeah I'm learning a trade

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

  • credits

    writers: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
    album: Track 2 in album Some Girls
    release date: 1978-6-9
    popularity : 87 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Funk / Soul Pop
    styles: Blues Rock/Rock & Roll/Arena Rock/Classic Rock
    length: 4:22
    producer: The Glimmer Twins
    mixer: Chris Kimsey
    recorded by: Chris Kimsey
    writer: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

    Album Information

    label: Rolling Stones Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin