Gold coast slave ship bound for cotton fields,
Sold in a market down in new orleans.
Scarred old slaver know he’s doin alright.
Hear him whip the women just around midnight.
Ah brown sugar how come you taste so good
(a-ha) brown sugar, just like a young girl should
“They say things – try to kid you – no, I don’t like the Rolling Stones.”
~Bob Dylan (18 April 1966)
“The Rolling Stones? Who else has come through? Mick Jagger and Keith Richard have come through the same fire that I’ve come through.”
~Bob Dylan (to Robert Shelton, June 1978)
|Released||16 April 1971 (UK)
7 May 1971 (US)
|Recorded||2–4 December 1969|
|Label||Rolling Stones Records|