I Can't Quit You Baby

Composer: Willie Dixon          Original performer: Otis Rush (1956)      
Recording date:
December 2015 & April 2016
Recording locations: British Grove Studios, London, England; The Parlour Recording Studio, New Orleans, USA;
& Henson Recording Studios, Los Angeles, USA
Producers: Don Was
& The Glimmer Twins     Chief engineer: Krish Sharma
Never performed onstage


Drums: Charlie Watts
Bass: Darryl Jones
Electric guitars: Keith Richards, Ron Wood (incl. 2nd solo) & Eric Clapton (incl. 1st solo)
Vocal: Mick Jagger
Harmonica: Mick Jagger
Wurlitzer piano: Matt Clifford
Hammond B-3 organ: Chuck Leavell

Well I can't quit you baby
But I'm going to have to put you down for a while
Well I can't quit you baby
But I'm going to have to put you down for a while

Well, you know, you messed up my life now baby
You made me mistreat my only child

Yes, you know I love you baby
And you know my love for you I'll never hide

Yes, you know I will always love you baby
And my love, my love for you I'll never hide

Yeah you know I'm crazy about you baby - yeah
And you're just all I want inside

Yeah, go Eric


Yeah, I'm so so tired now, so tired now baby
I'm so tired I want to lay down and cry

Yes, I'm so tired, I'm so tired baby
I want to lay down and cry
Yes you're my only, only lover
You're my only heart desire

Well, all right

Yes, you hear me moaning, moaning and groaning, yeah
You know, you know it hurts me, hurts me deep down inside - whoo! - come on
You - yes and you hear me moaning and groaning baby
Yeah, it hurts me, it hurts me deep down inside
When you hear me howling up baby
Mmm yeah, you know my only, only my heart desire



(It's t)he most covered song of any of the tracks on the album.

- Mick Jagger, 2016

Eric said, No, you do the first solo. And I'm thinking, but Eric, you're the master, how the hell am I supposed to follow him?

- Ron Wood, 2016

I think it's our duet with Eric Clapton. I think it must be I Can't Quit You Baby.

- Ron Wood, October 2016, asked what his favorite song on the album is

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