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So, this song is my only favourite Rolling Stones song that I can actually listen to. Yeah, I don't really listen to them. (Nor do I want to.)

This is my favourite, though!

I guess I like this song because of the attitude and mellow style of it :) Spunky.


A little information:

A "beast of burden" is a semi-domesticated animal that labors for the benefit of man, such as oxen or horses. - Wiki Page for "Beast of Burden".

SongFacts - "Sometimes misunderstood as a put-down, this is a rare Stones song that treats women as equals. Jagger sings that he "Don't need no beast of burden.""


Lyrics:

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 for 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 and my feet are hurting
All I want is you to make love to me

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


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Comment by Candy O on October 10, 2009 at 2:13pm
Haha. Yeah, I just can't get into their stuff much. I do like another song of theirs, "Miss You".
Although they did do some "great" rock tunes, their music/Jagger's vocals just doesn't hit me.

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