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You Can’t Always Get What You Want
Written by: Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: ()

Lyrics:

[Originally by the Rolling Stones]

I saw her today at the reception
A glass of wine in her hand
I knew she was gonna meet her connection
At her feet was a footloose man
You cant always get what you want
You cant always get what you want
You cant always get what you want
But if you try sometimes well you might find
You get what you need
And I went down to the demonstration
To get my fair share of abuse
Singing, were gonna vent our frustration
If we dont were gonna blow a 50-amp fuse
You cant always get what you want
You cant always get what you want
You cant always get what you want
But if you try sometimes well you just might find
You get what you need
I went down to the chelsea drugstore
To get your prescription filled
I was standing in line with mr. jimmy
And man, did he look pretty ill
We decided that we would have a soda
My favorite flavor, cherry red
I sung my song to mr. jimmy
Yeah, and he said one word to me, and that was dead
I said to him
You cant always get what you want
You cant always get what you want
You cant always get what you want
But if you try sometimes you just might find
You get what you need
You get what you need–yeah, oh baby
I saw her today at the reception
In her glass was a bleeding man
She was practiced at the art of deception
Well I could tell by her blood-stained hands
You cant always get what you want
You cant always get what you want
You cant always get what you want
But if you try sometimes you just might find
You just might find
You get what you need
You cant always get what you want
You cant always get what you want
You cant always get what you want
But if you try sometimes you just might find
You just might find
You get what you need

Shows Played At:
05-05-2019: New Orleans Jazz Festival – New Orleans, LA
01-11-2019: Margaritaville Cafe Nashville – Nashville, TN
12-29-2016: Baz Bar – Gustavi St Barts,
12-31-2007: Baz Bar – Gustavia,
12-31-2006: Baz Bar – Gustavia,
10-17-2005: Cheeseburger in Paradise – Plantation, FL
01-28-2005: Margaritaville Cafe – Key West, FL
12-05-2003: Margaritaville Cafe – Key West, FL
11-02-2002: Nikkis Beach Club – Miami, FL
10-31-2002: Margaritaville Cafe – Key West, FL
08-19-2000: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
12-31-1999: Universal Amphitheatre – Los Angeles, CA
11-06-1999: Le Select 50th Anniversay Show – Gustavia,
05-01-1998: Margaritaville Cafe – New Orleans, LA
12-29-1997: Double Diamond – Aspen, CO
08-24-1996: The Meadows – Hartford, CT
06-01-1996: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
04-27-1996: Margaritaville Cafe – New Orleans, LA
08-05-1995: Buckeye Lake – Columbus, OH
08-21-1993: Buckeye Lake – Columbus, OH
Number of Shows: 20