Highwire" is an anti-war song by The Rolling Stones featured on their 1991 live album Flashpoint. Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, "Highwire" is one of the rare examples of the Stones taking on political issues - in this case, the fall-out from Persian Gulf War. On the song, Jagger said at the time of its release, "It's not about the war. It's about how it started. Richards continued, saying, "This is not about the war. It's about how you build up some shaky dictator.
Artist: The Rolling Stones. Album: Flaspoint (1991). We sell them missiles, We sell them tanks. And hoping they don't catch the hell-fire. Of hot guns and cold, cold knives. We walk the highwire. Sending the men to the front lines. And tell them to hotbed the sunshine.
Highwire" is an anti-war song by The Rolling Stones featured on their 1991 live album Flashpoint. It's about how you build up some shaky dictator
The official promo video for the Rolling Stones' 1,991 single "Highwire". The track is a studio recorded song featured on the mainly live album Flashpoint, and was composed by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The song features Mick Jagger on lead vocals, Keith Richards on guitar and background vocals, Charlie Watts on drums, Ronnie Wood on guitar and background vocals, Bill Wyman on bass guitar, and backing vocals by Bernard Fowler. The track was produced by Chris Kimsey and the Glimmer Twins
ARTIST: ROLLING STONES ALBUM:?FLASHPOINT TAB BY: DON CZARSKI EE-MAIL: guitarzan7ail. PLAY INTRO OVER THESE WORDS) Get up, stand up, whose gonna pay I want to talk to the man right away. CHORUS: GG We walk the highwire. DD Sending the men up to the front line. CC Hoping they don't catch the hell fire. DD With hot guns and cold, cold nights. GG We walk the highwire. CC And tell 'em to hotbed the sunshine.
Rolling Stones Records was the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired. It was first distributed in the United States by Atlantic Records subsidiary Atco Records. Beginning in 1973 it signed a distribution deal with Atlantic Records. In 1986 Columbia Records started distributing it. In the UK, it was distributed by EMI. The label was initially headed by Marshall Chess, the son of Chess Records founder Leonard Chess.
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Written-By – Jagger-Richards
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Written-By – Jagger-Richards
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