Sympathy for the Devil --- The Rolling Stones

 

[E]Please allow me to intro-[D]duce myself. Iím a [A]man of wealth and [E]taste.
Iíve been around for a [D]long, long year. Stole [A]many a manís soul and [E]faith.
And I was Ďround when [D]Jesus Christ had His [A]moment of doubt and [E]pain.
Made damn sure that [D]Pilate washed his [A]hands and sealed his [E]fate. 

            [Bvii]Pleased to meet you. [E]Hope you guess my name
            But whatís [Esus4] puzzling you is the [E]nature of my game.

 [E]Stuck around St. [D]Petersburg when I [A]saw it was a time for a [E]change.
Killed the Czar and his [D]ministers; Ana-[A]stasia screamed in [E]vain.
I [D]rode a tank, held a [A]generalís [E]rank,
When the [D]blitzkrieg raged and the [A]bodies [E]stank. 

            [Bvii]Pleased to meet you. [E]Hope you guess my name
            But whatís [Esus4] puzzling you is the [E]nature of my game. 

I [E]watched with glee while your [D]kings and queens fought for [A]ten decades for the gods they [E]made.
I shouted out [D]ďWho killed the KennedysĒ when [A]after all it was you and [E]me.
Let me please intro-[D]duce myself, Iím a [A]man of wealth and [E]taste.
And I lay traps for [D]troubadours who get [A]killed before they reach Bom-[E]bay.
 
            [Bvii]Pleased to meet you. [E]Hope you guess my name
            But whatís [Esus4] confusing you is the [E]nature of my game. 

Just as [E]every cop is a [D]criminal, and [A]all the sinners, [E]saints.
As heads is tails, just call me [D]Lucifer, Ďcause Iím in [A]need of some re-[E]straint.
So if you meet me have some [D]courtesy, have some [A]sympathy and some [E]taste.
Use all your well-learned [D]politesse, or Iíll [A]lay your soul to [E]waste. 

            [Bvii]Pleased to meet you. [E]Hope you guess my name
            But whatís [Esus4] puzzling you is the [E]nature of my game.

 

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