CAFFE` LATTE` PRESENTS
A countdown of the 200 songs possessing the best lyrics of all-time. A playlist on spotify will be added at the end of the week.
AS TEARS GO BY
“…I sit & watch the children play.
Doin’ things I used to do,
they think are new.
I sit & watch
as tears go by...”
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards created "As Tears Go By" for singer Marianne Faithfull to record. Her version went Top 10 in Britain.
The Rolling Stones then recorded their own version of the ballad in 1965.On the US Chart, the disc peaked at #6. Both versions accentuate the detachment felt by the protagonist.
As new songs are covered on this blog, a definitive version will be added to a spotify playlist. Find it and the other Caffé Latté playlists at: