Soul Survivor
(alternate take)

Composers: Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
Recording date: July 1971, October-November 1971 & Fall 2009
Recording locations: Rolling Stones Mobile Unit, Keith Richards' home, Villefranche-sur-mer, France; 
One East Studio, New York City, USA;
The Village & Mix This!, Los Angeles, USA; & unidentified studio, London, England
Producer: Jimmy Miller      Chief engineers: Glyn Johns, Andy Johns, Joe Zagarino & Krish Sharma 
Mixer: Bob Clearmountain             Never performed onstage

Probable line-up:

Drums: Charlie Watts
Bass: Keith Richards
Rhythm electric guitars: Keith Richards
Slide electric guitar: Mick Taylor
Vocal: Keith Richards
Piano: Nicky Hopkins
Saxophone: Bobby Keys
Trumpet: Jim Price
Tambourine: Jimmy Miller

Hey hey hey, I just drown

By the time my feet' s on the ground

I just can't stand up
No but this loving cup
I just run around

Live it up - she walks by

Yeah I may be a fool

Oh you had my tool
Oh you know that I do, because...

I just can't go by
In my big blind eye
And my swollen nose

Every time that she walks by

Yeah, yeah
I know you can't stand
Hey, hey, yeah
Or just a memory 
I got the love
But I just have enough
But I just can't fuck it

Every time that she walks by
Every time that she walks by

Hey, hey I just fucking show

My loving on your knees

Well I just can't stand it
Well I just can't have it
But I've got two left feet

Every time that she walks by


Hey I get enough
Well I just can't fuck it
Yeah, well I just can't suck it

...that she walks by

Every time that she walks by

Hey, hey, hey

Uh huh huh





Keith sang a guide vocal as he was playing the guitar, and he was just improvising. No one's ever heard it. It's really cool.
- Don Was, 2010

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