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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Dec 14, 2010 at 11:02:52 PM

Let it Bleed is the 10th American album released by the Rolling Stones. The ninth track of that album is called "You Can't Always Get What You Want".

The hook to the song is the following and in some ways though it is a love song, it can be applied to the Yankees' failed bid to sign free agent Cliff Lee.

"You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
But if you try sometimes well you just might find
You get what you need"

Basically it is a reminder that no matter what our efforts are in anything, you can't always get what you desire. No matter if you're the Yankees, no matter how much money you offer, how much you describe playing for the Yankees, sometimes it doesn't work.

It didn't work in 1992 when Gene Michael offered nearly

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