"Stray Cat Blues" as written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards....
I hear the click-clack of your feet on the stairs
I know you're no scare-eyed honey.
There'll be a feast if you just come upstairs
But it's no hanging matter
It's no capital crime

I can see that you're fifteen years old
No I don't want your I.D.
You look so rest-less and you're so far from home
But it's no hanging matter
It's no capital crime

Oh yeah, you're a strange stray cat
Oh yeah, don'tcha scratch like that
Oh yeah, you're a strange stray cat
Bet your mama don't know you scream like that
I bet your mother don't know you can spit like that.

You look so weird and you're so far from home
But you don't really miss your mother
Don't look so scared I'm no mad-brained bear
But it's no hanging matter
It's no capital crime
Oh, yeah
Woo!

I bet your mama don't know that you scratch like that
I bet she don't know you can bite like that.

You say you got a friend, that she's wilder than you
Why don't you bring her upstairs
If she's so wild then she can join in too
It's no hanging matter
It's no capital crime

Oh yeah, you're a strange stray cat
Oh yeah, don'tcha scratch like that
Oh yeah, you're a strange stray cat
I bet you mama don't know you can bite like that
I'll bet she never saw you scratch my back


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"Stray Cat Blues" as written by Mick Jagger Keith Richards

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  • +3
    General CommentUnderage sex. Oh, how I love this song :P
    appypollyloggyon May 02, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFantastic song! The epitome of rock n roll sleaze.
    JumpyJackon November 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think Bill Wyman took a little too much courage from this song.
    coo2kachooon April 13, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDamnit Walrus! You got me laughing my ass off again!
    JumpyJackon May 28, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is definately about a very bad boy Mick Jagger. I think that he couldn't hold those manly feelings after touring in Asia. What other type of girls wear cat ears? This song's lyrics were probably written by Keith Richards who heard his partner muttering some weird stuff when they were in some hotel in Asia.
    PaulDavidHewsoncolon July 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is so cool, it's so rough
    heyjude55on April 30, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentvintage stones.............................................................................................................................rocks
    heyjude55on May 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentoh yea baby this is what rock and roll is all about! johnny winter does a mean cover of this btw check it out kids!
    oh yea rock on :)!
    floydian18on July 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat tune. It's so naughty..
    GinaMarzon July 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love the way that he says the line "it's no hanging matter" ("it's no hangin' mattawww!!")
    GinaMarzon July 20, 2006   Link

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