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The Rolling Stones

Silver Train

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“Silver Train” is a song by the rock and roll band The Rolling Stones, from their 1973 album, Goats Head Soup. The lyrics deal with the singer’s relationship with a prostitute. Recording of the song had already begun in 1970 during sessions for Sticky Fingers. Rolling Stone critic Bud Scoppa had this to say of the song: Johnny Winter had heard a demo of the tune and recorded a cover of it for his album, Still Alive and Well. His album’s version was released even before Goats Head Soup. Silver Train also appears on the Carla Olson / Mick Taylor “Too Hot For Snakes” album first released in 1991 and reissued autumn of 2012. The song was played 4 times in 1973 and wasn’t played again until 2014 in Tokyo on the 14 On Fire tour with Mick Taylor, who played on it originally,... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ And I did not know her name ... But I sure loved the way ... Silver train is comin

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