- Slave (song)
Name = Slave
The Rolling Stones
August 24, 1981
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Recorded = January-February 1975, June 1981
Genre = Rock
Length = 6m:33s
Label = Rolling Stones/Virgin
The Glimmer Twins
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"Slave" is a song by
The Rolling Stoneson their 1981 album " Tattoo You".
Mick Jaggerand Keith Richards, "Slave" was originally written and recorded for 1975's " Black and Blue". Initial recordings took place in Rotterdam, Netherlands, using the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio. At this recording sessions, Jeff Beck(a nominee at the time for the open guitarist position after the departure of Mick Taylor) performed guitar and Nicky Hopkinsprovided piano. However these were both erased from the final take in June 1981, with only Billy Preston's organ lasting through. Pete Townshendprovided backing vocals for the recording and Sonny Rollinsgives one of his three performances for tracks on the album.
Called "...a standard Stones blues jam" in the album review by "
Rolling Stone", "Slave" was the result of the Stones' experiments with funk and dance music during the "Black and Blue" recording sessions. The lyrics are sparse outside of a brief spoken verse by Jagger and the refrain of "Don't want to be your slave". Richards eventually provided guitars for the song, with Charlie Wattsand Bill Wymangiving support on drums and bass, respectively.
The CD version of "Slave" is notable for its addition of 90 seconds to the song. It has never been performed by the Stones on stage and appears on no compilation albums.
* [http://www.rollingstones.com/discog/index.php?v=so&a=1&id=361 Complete official lyrics]
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