Stop Messin' Round
Baby, please stop messin' round You're messin' round all the time Baby, please stop messin' round You're messin' round all the time Now, if you don't stop messin' round You'll be somebody's baby 'stead of mine, yeah I want you to squeeze a me, baby, 'til my face turns cherry red You roll me so hard, baby, I'm fallin' out of bed, now Please stop messin' round, Messin' round all the time And if you don't stop messin' round Be somebody's baby instead of mine
Written by: Clifford G. Adams, Peter A. Green
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10 facts about this song
"Stop Messin' Round" is a track on Fleetwood Mac's album "Mr. Wonderful," released in 1968.
This song was credited to "Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac," a name variation used only during Peter Green's time with the band.
The track is largely blues-inspired, displaying Fleetwood Mac's original sound before they transitioned to the more pop-rock sound they are most known for.
Unique Song Structure
Unlike many popular songs, "Stop Messin' Round" does not follow a verse/chorus/verse pattern, making it stand out within Fleetwood Mac's discography.
In this song, Peter Green provided the lead vocals as well as the guitar work.
Mike Vernon was involved in the production process of this song. Vernon played a key role in the British blues boom of the late 1960s.
"Stop Messin' Round" features, in addition to vocals and guitar, a prominent organ played by Christine Perfect, who later became Christine McVie when she married band member John McVie and fully joined the band.
This song, much like the rest of their music during this time period, was significantly influenced by American blues music.
The background vocals were provided by band members Jeremy Spencer and John McVie.
Over the years, the track has been performed by various lineups of Fleetwood Mac, proving its staying power within the band's extensive catalog.
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