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Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: René ()
Date: November 21, 2011 12:29

Comments, input and alterations are very welcome!
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Jiving Sister Fanny
(Mick Jagger / Keith Richards)

Olympic Sound Studios, London, UK, April 17 - July 2, 1969

Mick Jagger - vocals
Keith Richards - electric guitar
Charlie Watts - drums
Bill Wyman - bass
Mick Taylor - electric guitar
Nicky Hopkins - electric piano
Steve Gregory - horns
Bud Beadle - horns

Jiving Sister Fanny told her man from Philadelphia PA
He tore down the station, said she didn't like the way we played
If you got a different guy, bitch, you better be the one
Hanging from the duties by, the cold grab you by the while
Oh child, you've got me walking down a broad highway

Now, Jiving Sister Fanny's got the brain of a dinosaur
Yeah, she hocked my fancy mother and she hocked my electric guitar
Then she's waiting in the store, that's the way, the way to go
Now she's found the way to go, goodbye Charlie, get your way
Oh child, you've got me walking down a broad highway
And-a come on boy, I want you to @#$%&, yeah, oh, oh yeah, come on by

Oh child, you've got me walking down a broad highway
Yeah, yeah, Jiving Sister Fanny brought a man down the broad highway
Yeah, she even took the question and she didn't like the games we played
Yeah, you've got my way around, you've got me out of town
A man from Philadelphia forget about a public house
Oh child, you've got me walking down a broad highway, oh

Jiving Sister Fanny got the brain of a dinosaur, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, oh
You've got me walking by a man from Philadelphia
You've got me one about the famous child
Come on, boy, come on, come on, come on, come on now

Produced by Jimmy Miller

First released on:
The Rolling Stones - “Metamorphosis” LP
(Decca SKL 5212) UK, June 6, 1975



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2012-07-10 16:36 by René.

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: Silver Dagger ()
Date: November 21, 2011 12:30

Love the song but it really wouldn't have fit well on Let It Bleed. For starters, there was already a comedic song in Country Honk.

I always thought of this one as a b-side, an easy to write warm-up throw away to put the band through their paces. And they could do that so easily in those days. And listening to it again just now, I can hear the seeds of If You Can't Rock Me in there.



Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 2011-11-21 12:37 by Silver Dagger.

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: paulywaul ()
Date: November 21, 2011 12:36

Quote
René
Comments, input and alterations are very welcome!
________________________________________________________________________________

Jiving Sister Fanny
(Mick Jagger / Keith Richards)

Olympic Sound Studios, London, UK, April 17 - July 2, 1969

Mick Jagger - vocals
Keith Richards - electric guitar
Charlie Watts - drums
Bill Wyman - bass
Mick Taylor - electric guitar
Nicky Hopkins - electric piano

Jiving Sister Fanny told her man from Philadelphia PA
He tore down the station, said she didn't like the way we played
If you got a different guy, bitch, you better be the one
Hanging from the duties by, the cold grab you by the while
Oh child, you've got me walking down a broad highway

Now, Jiving Sister Fanny's got the brain of a dinosaur
Yeah, she hocked my fancy mother and she hocked my electric guitar
Then she's waiting in the store, that's the way, the way to go
Now she's found the way to go, goodbye Charlie, get your way
Oh child, you've got me walking down a broad highway
And-a come on boy, I want you to @#$%&, yeah, oh, oh yeah, come on by

Oh child, you've got me walking down a broad highway
Yeah, yeah, Jiving Sister Fanny brought a man down the broad highway
Yeah, she even took the question and she didn't like the games we played
Yeah, you've got my way around, you've got me out of town
A man from Philadelphia forget about a public house
Oh child, you've got me walking down a broad highway, oh

Jiving Sister Fanny got the brain of a dinosaur, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, oh
You've got me walking by a man from Philadelphia
You've got me one about the famous child
Come on, boy, come on, come on, come on, come on now

Produced by Jimmy Miller

First released on:
The Rolling Stones - “Metamorphosis” LP
(Decca SKL 5212) UK, June 6, 1975

Totally delicious ... I have it on some bootleg, must play it right NOW (rummaging through CDs .......)

[ I want to shout, but I can't hardly speak ]

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: Christian ()
Date: November 21, 2011 12:44

Isn't it "Jiving Sister Fanny told her man from the Fender P.A."?

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: still ill ()
Date: November 21, 2011 12:48

Love it!

It's incredible how effortlessly they found that Stones groove back then on what in reality a throwaway track. They would try harder and fail to get that groove many times decades later. Then, it just seemed to be a natural thing.

Also my favourite Taylor guitar solo on a studio track. The bit at 1.26-1.27 where he finishes the little run and Charlie does that roll kills me every time.

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: marcovandereijk ()
Date: November 21, 2011 13:00





I really like this "live" version.

Just as long as the guitar plays, let it steal your heart away

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: drewmaster ()
Date: November 21, 2011 13:29

Not a throwaway at all. The fact that it's a b-side, or contains some familiar chord sequences, does not take away from the fact that this is a work of genius. The interplay between Keith, Charlie, and Nicky at the start is nothing short of miraculous; what a stunning, effortless groove. And then Mick comes in, perfectly in sync, spouting gloriously nonsensical, Southern-fried lyrics that are (IMO) sheer poetry; one of his most inspired performances, really. (And note to Mick: you're mumbling the lyrics here, which gives the song a lot of its appeal and charm).

But the best of all comes next: Mick Taylor's solo ... possibly the best MT solo ever recorded. What I love about it (besides its clarity and brilliance) is how suddenly it transports the listener from the 1960's into the 1970's. There is something so unmistakably 1970's about it, yet this track was recorded in '69. That is, I feel, why this track may not have worked on Let It Bleed and was left as a b-side.

Drew



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2011-11-21 14:56 by drewmaster.

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: StonesTod ()
Date: November 21, 2011 17:57

izzy nailed it during his warm-up show for the winos. i like the tune...silliness and all.

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: with sssoul ()
Date: November 21, 2011 18:19

Quote
Christian
Isn't it "Jiving Sister Fanny told her man from the Fender P.A."?

mercy - the lyrics would almost make sense for a line and a half if it were that! eye popping smiley but it isn't
and meanwhile, to hell with making sense - i love this gloriously raunchy piece of forever,
and "got the brain of a dinosaur" is a firm fixture in my idiolect. now turn up the Stones!

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: Midnight Toker ()
Date: November 21, 2011 22:10

Should have been on a record. Brilliant Mick Taylor riffs.

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: tomcat2006 ()
Date: November 21, 2011 22:13

This would be a great song for Mick to sing with his 'modern' voice!

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: Rockman ()
Date: November 21, 2011 23:00







ROCKMAN

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: NICOS ()
Date: November 21, 2011 23:13

Great song, but it didn't fit very well on LB so they should put it as B side on Honky Tonk Women

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Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: microvibe ()
Date: November 22, 2011 00:47

great track!

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: Come On ()
Date: November 22, 2011 08:14

I'm always taking position for that guitar-stick (1:13)..that stick is the most perfect...

2 1 2 0

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: JohnnyBGoode ()
Date: November 22, 2011 09:07




Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: 71Tele ()
Date: November 22, 2011 10:08

Quote
NICOS
Great song, but it didn't fit very well on LB so they should put it as B side on Honky Tonk Women

When was this a B-side of HTW? confused smiley

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: KeithNacho ()
Date: November 22, 2011 10:22

This song has only two chords!!!!!!!!!!!! ¡¡ Perferct!!
The groove, the solo,.......everything is special in this tune

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: NICOS ()
Date: November 23, 2011 01:58

Quote
71Tele
Quote
NICOS
Great song, but it didn't fit very well on LB so they should put it as B side on Honky Tonk Women

When was this a B-side of HTW? confused smiley

They didn't but they should ...........

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Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: thomashanck ()
Date: November 23, 2011 19:18

Quote
Rockman


quite raw, like this one...



Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: nick1970 ()
Date: August 1, 2020 17:12

Listening to metamorphosis... jiving sister fanny great!! Brilliant Mick Taylor solo as mentioned. Saw the “new” video of it on here somewhere sorry don’t know how to post it...

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: Four Stone Walls ()
Date: August 1, 2020 23:16

For a Sticky Fingers deluxe perhaps.

Mick putting Taylor through his paces.

Is it Wyman on bass?

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: Hairball ()
Date: August 1, 2020 23:41

Outstanding Stonesy rock and roll, and exquisitely tasty solo...that tone...one of the best MT solos, but there's never been a bad one, so.......

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Keep on rolling.......

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: Midnight Toker ()
Date: August 2, 2020 01:45

Mick Taylor does a great on on this one

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: Four Stone Walls ()
Date: August 2, 2020 12:12

Hang on a minute ...... this thread has been revived from 2011!

Och well. We can't revive the YouTube links?

Anyway, lovely electric piano too.
Presumably it's also Nicky H on Elec piano on Travelling Man - also 1969/70?

I always suspected it's Keith on bass on JSF.
Maybe Mick I on geetar?

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: Valeswood ()
Date: August 2, 2020 12:50

Always love the second 'outtake' version of this with the little lead fill after "... hocked my electric guitar"

Re: Track Talk: Jiving Sister Fanny
Posted by: Virgin Priest ()
Date: August 2, 2020 14:54

As far as I know, this is the only song, in which the guitar solo starts, while Mick ist still singing. And Mick starts singing again, while the solo is still going.

Kinda unique.



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