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Sympathy for The Devil, The Rolling Stones

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 and faith. 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 Tsar 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, um yeah, Pleased to meet you, Hope you guessed my name, um yeah. But what's puzzling you, Is the nature of my game, um mean it, get down, Woo, who, Oh yeah, get on down

Oh yeah, Oh yeah!, 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, Ooo, who, Ooo, who. Tell me, sweetie, what's my name, Ooo, who, who, Ooo, who, who, Ooo, who, who. Oh yeah

Sympathy for the Devil, 1968
The Rolling Stones. Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. On Beggars Banquet album 

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