Back Street Girl

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"Back Street Girl"
Song by The Rolling Stones
from the album Between the Buttons (UK)
Released 20 January 1967 (UK)
Recorded August – November 1966
Genre Baroque pop, rock
Length 3:27
Label Decca/ABKCO (UK)
Songwriter(s) Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Producer(s) Andrew Loog Oldham
Between the Buttons (UK) track listing

"Back Street Girl" is a song by British rock and roll band The Rolling Stones written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. It first appeared on the UK version of their 1967 album Between the Buttons but was not included on the US version. It was first released in the US on the 1967 album Flowers.[1]

The song is a waltz which showcases Brian Jones, playing vibraphone and Rolling Stones contributor Jack Nitzsche on the harpsichord. Accordion was played by Nick de Caro.[2]


Covers of the song appeared on Don Nix album Gone Too Long with George Harrison (1976), alt-country band Golden Smog's debut EP On Golden Smog, Social Distortion's album Prison Bound, Bobby Darin's album Inside Out, and Jennifer Warnes's second album See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me (1969).


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