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The Rolling Stones

Connection

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“Connection” is a song by British rock and roll band The Rolling Stones, featured on their 1967 album Between the Buttons. It was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards (but mostly Richards) and featured vocals by both of them and is said to be about the long hours the band spent in airports. The lyrics contain much rhyming based on the word “connection.“ The lyrics also reflect very heavily the pressures the band was under by 1967: Coincidentally, the song was written before Jagger, Richards and fellow Rolling Stone Brian Jones were arrested by the police for drugs. Although it was never released as a single, it is a popular live song. The song itself is built on a very simple chord progression featuring a repetitive drum pattern, Chuck Berry-like lead guitar from... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ But all I want to do is to get back to you ... Connection, I just can't make no connection

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