"Satisfaction" as written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards....
I can't get no satisfaction, I can't get no satisfaction
'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try
I can't get no, I can't get no

When I'm drivin' in my car, and the man come on the radio
He's tellin' me more and more about some useless information
Supposed to fire my imagination

I can't get no, oh, no, no, no, hey, hey, hey
That's what I say
I can't get no satisfaction, I can't get no satisfaction
'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try
I can't get no, I can't get no

When I'm watchin' my TV and a man comes on and tells me
How white my shirts can be
But, he can't be a man 'cause he doesn't smoke
The same cigarettes as me

I can't get no, oh, no, no, no, hey, hey, hey
That's what I say
I can't get no satisfaction, I can't get no girl reaction
'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try
I can't get no, I can't get no

When I'm ridin' 'round the world
And I'm doin' this and I'm signin' that
And I'm tryin' to make some girl, who tells me
Baby, better come back maybe next week
Can't you see I'm on a losing streak?
I can't get no, oh, no, no, no, hey, hey, hey
That's what I say, I can't get no, I can't get no
I can't get no satisfaction, no satisfaction
No satisfaction, no satisfaction
I can't get no


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"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" as written by Mick Jagger Keith Richards

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  • +7
    General CommentIt's a song about social alienation, and about its consequences on the individual experiencing it.
    When you distance yourself from society's' conventions and personal relationships you gain your individuality but lose your sense of gratification.
    caralhovoadoron April 27, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General Commentawesome song, a true classic
    s_curry52on March 06, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General CommentBaby, better come back maybe next week
    'Cause you see I'm on a losing streak

    i saw somewhere that these two lines meant that that she was on that time of the month. but it really could mean a lot.
    but im surprised not more people have said something about this song. its so great.
    poohblueskyon June 30, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is what the world seems like when you can't get any sexual gratification. The tenseness, the shortness, the way stupid stuff pulls on you...
    pkjunon March 07, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI lost my Virginity to this. Praise the hands of fate...
    Gforce38on April 20, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHey Eagle boy, whats up with you? You've said that exact same thing in half the Stones songs here. Anyway, I can't believe no ones said it yet. It's about sexual frustration, which is funny that gforce lost his virginity to this song since its about how he cant get laid.
    gimpyx2kon October 15, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI can't get no satisfaction, I can't get no girly action
    Are Correct.
    JosephWolfon February 14, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe Beatles wanted to 'Hold Your Hand' but the Stones wanted to get real 'Satisfaction'
    thegabemanon July 17, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentBaby, better come back maybe next week
    'Cause you see I'm on a losing streak

    ha my dad was talking about this song and i think it is about that time of the month!
    and how he cant get none
    TeresaMarieon September 03, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentVery simply! It's a song that criticizes the consumerism of our society
    Óscar1034on December 01, 2015   Link

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