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Rolling Stones songs: Where the Boys Go
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Look here, darlin’, I know the score/ Paint your face, dye your hair, I’ll see you round the back!…

Written by: Jagger/Richards
Recorded: RCA Studios, Hollywood, USA, Aug-Sept. 1978; EMI Pathé Marconi Studios, Paris, France, June 10-Oct. 19 1979
Guest musicians: Ian McLagan (piano)
*Data taken from Martin Elliott’s book THE ROLLING STONES COMPLETE RECORDING SESSIONS 1962-2012

From the Rolling Stones – All the Songs, The Story Behind Every Track book:
Mick Jagger adopts his best cockney accent to evoke the lives of young British working-class men: football on Monday and Tuesday, beer in the pub on Saturday morning. Saturday evening, on the other hand, is party time: the boys are all off to the disco, where they dance and hope to get a nice piece of ass. And neither do the girls think about anything other than having a good time. This is another song in the spirit of pub rock (with a nod to Dr. Feelgood and Nick Lowe?) that afforded the Rolling Stones an opportunity to teach the punks a thing or two… “Where the Boys Go” was recorded in January 1978 during the Some Girls sessions, but was ultimately left off the album. After that it was reworked many times.