Sweet Virginia Lyrics - The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones Exile on Main St. cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Alfred
writers: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
release date: 1972-5-12
genres: Rock Blues Stage & Screen
styles: Rock & Roll/Pop Rock/Beat/Rhythm & Blues/Psychedelic Rock/Hard Rock
length: 4:27
producer: Jimmy Miller
writer: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
Wadin' through the waste stormy winter,
And there's not a friend to help you through.
Tryin' to stop the waves behind your eyeballs,
Drop your reds, drop your greens and blues.

Thank you for your wine, California,
Thank you for your sweet and bitter fruits.
Yes I got the desert in my toenail
And I hid the speed inside my shoe.

But come on, come on down Sweet Virginia,
Come on, honey child, I beg of you.
Come on, come on down, you got it in ya.
Got to scrape the **** right off you shoes.

I want you to come on, come on down Sweet Virginia,
I want you come on, honey child, I beg of you. .
I want you come on, honey child you got it in you.
Got to scrape that **** right off you shoes.

But come on, come on down Sweet Virginia,
Come on, come on down, I beg of you.
Come on, come on down, you got it in you.
Got to scrape that **** right off you shoes.



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Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Rocks Off
  • 2 Rip This Joint
  • 3 Shake Your Hips
  • 4 Casino Boogie
  • 5 Tumbling Dice
  • 6 Sweet Virginia
  • 7 Torn and Frayed
  • 8 Sweet Black Angel
  • 9 Loving Cup
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 Happy
  • 2 Turd on the Run
  • 3 Ventilator Blues
  • 4 I Just Want to See His Face
  • 5 Let It Loose
  • 6 All Down the Line
  • 7 Stop Breaking Down
  • 8 Shine a Light
  • 9 Soul Survivor