Sympathy for the Devil

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The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in Dartford in 1962. The earliest settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (keyboards, piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar, vocals), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). Sinc… more »

Please allow me to introduce myself
I'm a man of wealth and taste I've been around for a long, long year Stole many a man's soul to waste 
And I was 'round when Jesus Christ
Had his moment of doubt and pain
Made damn sure that Pilate Washed his hands and sealed his fate
 Pleased to meet you
Hope you guess my name
But what's puzzling you
Is the nature of my game

I stuck around St. Petersburg When I saw it was a time for a change Killed the czar and his ministers Anastasia screamed in vain

I rode a tank
Held a general's rank
When the blitzkrieg raged
And the bodies stank
 Pleased to meet you
Hope you guess my name, oh yeah
Ah, what's puzzling you
Is the nature of my game, oh yeah

I watched with glee While your kings and queens Fought for ten decades For the gods they made

I shouted out,
Who killed the Kennedys?
When after all
It was you and me

Let me please introduce myself I'm a man of wealth and taste And I laid traps for troubadours Who get killed before they reached Bombay
 Pleased to meet you
Hope you guessed my name, oh yeah
But what's puzzling you
Is the nature of my game, oh yeah, get down, baby
 Pleased to meet you
Hope you guessed my name, oh yeah
But what's confusing you
Is just the nature of my game

Just as every cop is a criminal And all the sinners saints
As heads is tails Just call me Lucifer 'Cause I'm in need of some restraint 
So if you meet me
Have some courtesy Have some sympathy, and some taste Use all your well-learned politesse Or I'll lay your soul to waste, mm yeah
 Pleased to meet you
Hope you guessed my name, mm yeah
But what's puzzling you
Is the nature of my game, mm mean it, get down

Woo, who
Oh yeah, get on down
Oh yeah
Oh yeah! (woo woo)

Tell me baby, what's my name
Tell me honey, can ya guess my name
Tell me baby, what's my name
I tell you one time, you're to blame 
Oh, who
Woo, woo
Woo, who
Woo, woo
Woo, who, who
Woo, who, who
Woo, who, who
Oh, yeah
Woo, who, who
Woo, who, who

Oh yeah, what's my name
Tell me, baby, what's my name
Tell me, sweetie, what's my name

Woo, who, who
Woo, who, who
Woo, who, who
Woo, who, who
Woo, who, who
Woo, who, who
Oh, yeah

Written by: KEITH RICHARDS, MICK JAGGER

Lyrics © Abkco Music, Inc.

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