"Respectable" as written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards....
Well now we're respected in society
We don't worry about the things that we used to be
We're talking heroin with the president
Well it's a problem, sir, but it can't be bent
Uh yes

Well now you're a pillar of society
You don't worry about the things that you used to be
You're a rag-trade girl, you're the queen of porn
You're the easiest lay on the White House lawn

Get out of my life, don't come back
Get out of my life, don't come back

She's so respectable
She's so respectable
She's so delectable
She's so respectable
Get out of my life
Don't take my wife
Don't come back
Get out of my life
Don't take my wife
Don't come back

What I say

She's so respectable
She's so respectable
She's so respectable
She's so respectable

Get out of my life
Don't take my wife
Don't come back
Oh get out of my life
Don't take my wife
Don't come back, alright oh

She's so respectable
She's so respectable
She's so delectable
She's so respectable
Get out of my life
Don't take my wife
Don't come back woo

Get out of life
Don't take my wife
Don't come back
Get out of my life
Don't take my wife
Don't come back, come back, hey


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"Respectable" as written by Mick Jagger Keith Richards

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    General Commentno comments, huh? it's a catchy song. not sure what it means though. just pretty straight-forward
    Kobobbleon June 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think it's funny how things change. One moment their public enemy and next there respectable.

    RJ
    RJSoftwareon July 22, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's about Bianca
    ztraycaton November 10, 2010   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about Keith Richards being arrested in Canada for some heroin and the same time Margaret Trudeau run away with Mick, (when tour in Canada) so they negotiated with Peire Treadou PM of Canada to set Keith free and Mick has to turn Margaret back to his husband cos he's PM and his wife's respectable...all on the web, google
    BGDkokobillon October 08, 2014   Link
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    General CommentIn 1975 Bianca had a fling with Gerald Ford's son Jack who was living in the White House at the time. She also did some work for Andy Warhol's Interview magazine. Hence the second verse.
    SuperstarMouseon October 01, 2015   Link
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    General Commentspirit of rock and roll
    sdz896542on May 04, 2016   Link

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