"Brown Sugar" as written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards....
Gold Coast slave ship bound for cotton fields
Sold in the market down in New Orleans
Scarred old slaver knows he's doin' all right
Hear him whip the women just around midnight

Brown sugar, how come you taste so good
Brown sugar, just like a young girl should

Drums beatin' cold, English blood runs hot
Lady of the house wonderin' when it's gonna stop
House boy knows that he's doin' all right
You should have heard him just around midnight

Brown sugar, how come you taste so good
Brown sugar, just like a young girl should

Brown sugar, how come you dance so good
Brown sugar, just like a black girl should

I bet your mama was a Cajun Queen
And all her boyfriends were sweet sixteen
I'm no school boy but I know what I like
You should have heard them just around midnight

Brown sugar, how come you taste so good
Brown sugar, just like a black girl should

I said, yeah, yeah, yeah, woo
How come you, how come you dance so good
Yeah, yeah, yeah, woo
Just like a, just like a black girl should
Yeah, yeah, yeah, woo


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"Brown Sugar" as written by Mick Jagger Keith Richards

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  • +1
    General Comment"If you'd rather live somewhere like Cuba or North Korea or ----Hell-----please feel free to relocate"

    - Cuba's poor, North Koreas a scary scary place and Hells climate doesnt suit me. Come to think of it I wouldn't wanna live in America either, but thats mainly cos it wouldnt be different enough from Britain to justify moving. To suggest that if you think conditions in a country are unfair the correct responce is to leave rather than sort them out is rediculous. Remember, questioning your government is patriotic.

    That aside, I pretty much agree with your opinion on this song. Deliberate double entendre, but the main focus of the song is on the rape of the slave girl.
    Comrade_Liaron June 07, 2005   Link

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