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Sympathy For The Devil

Lyrics

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
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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
full lyrics

Features of This Track

acoustic rhythm piano
repetitive melodic phrasing
interweaving vocal harmony
extensive vamping
a clear focus on recording studio production
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
major key tonality
an electric guitar solo
an emotional male lead vocal performance
prominent percussion
vocal harmonies
emphasis on instrumental arranging

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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olcpvideos
Amazing song!
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Great album bought it 1968
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Who ever wrote this song is briliant.
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Always blasted this song whenever the Mormons were making their rounds in the dorm. Shalom
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Yes, everyday.
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A song or something much, much more, like the movie Fallen. Be careful of... who you touch, what you do, for every day is a battle for your very soul, and most of all...sympat h y for the devil, whose real name is the Fallen Angel. He lives by his non-existenc e . . . y o u may not believe in the fallen one...but he does believe in YOU.
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I went through my history classes referencing this song and Killer Queen
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Hey it's ogmetalhead back on the air been missing all the great music
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Second best song right behind gimme shelter....
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Am I the only one who thinks he's "God"
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cknight472
I don't need to guess your name, I see you at work in everyone.
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Why woul a person sing about the devil
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Don't read this because it actually works. You will be kissed on the nearest Friday .Tomorrow will be the best day of your life. However if you you don't post this you will be injured but you won't die.Now you just started reading this so don't stop. Post this on at least five other songs in the next 143 minutes. When you are done press f6 and your lovers name will appear on your screen. This is so scary it actually works
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Hope I never hear GnR version of this.
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Woo Woo Woo
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love this song. GnR did a great cover of it too. Rocked a bit more, like an update to the times.
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I wish Pandora would play it more
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I love this song so much i get heart palpitations when i hear it.
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Crunchtheall i g a t o r ,

Laughed at your comment. Could have been taken at any of a number of the small venues before gentrificati o n . The cover art is too clean to be CBGBs in New York, Austin's Beach Cabaret, Philly's Kybher Pass, or Churchills here in Miami. Rock n roll needn't be pretty ;-)
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Been one of favorites for a many a year. What's confusing you
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Was the album cover taken in a prison?
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Love this song!!! The rolling stones are awesome!
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Saints and sinners we are all human! My memory of this song is Christmas at the family farm. One of the last with grandma. My dad got a special pressing of beggars banquet. We all danced our best jagger moves and sang loud and out of key.. And laughed and laughed. Wood smoke, ham, pine scent waft around me whenever I hear it! Great song! Better memory!
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Listen to/read the words this song. Richards/Jag g e r had the finger on the pulse of the times (much different now?) Food for thought.
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Hooo Hooooo
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The nature of my game. Hmmmm.
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Next to Gimme Shelter, Sympathy for the Devil from Beggars Banquet is the best Stones' song. Mick knows who killed Jack and why.
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Best song about the devil ever. Ha :) HAHAHA.
Mike D
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& tu on 125
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I bought some skull candy headphones, not the earplugs, the ones that look like a small dj or studio headphones, and their so loud, I rarely raise volume all way up -
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Guns N' Roses
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Not For Real
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Guom hoke furs beps qido Catullus
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& tu on 112
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NFR- I like G N' R ⚡️❤️⚡️
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P.S IT WAS THE ROLLING STONES...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . V O O D O O LOUNGE TOUR........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M A K I N G HISTORY ....I WAS A PART OF THAT SCENE....... . . . . . X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X O O O O O O O O O O O O O O N I C E MEMORY
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I MUST SAY SMOKED SOME STUFF & GOT LOST IN THE CROWD....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T H A N K GOD .......I WAS IN MY KEEPERS CARE---XX.O
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It may not be better, but GNR did a great version of this song.
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Puns and poses
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tempo 116; 4 1/2 stars
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If you meet me
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I ment its not this
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and one thing is Guns n roses not Guns and hoses
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I'm glad they put this song on call of duty black opps
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Guns and hoses could never beat the original. They could have if they weren't interested in partying for to long. And a B**ch named sue. Take your Bible belting a** off a rock n roll/ metal page and go to your popular simplistic music that has the devil in it as well. To love you must hate. And I hate church but love playing instruments? Do I go to hell? If so send me. May the hand of God strike me down
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Stones didn't play Sympathy live for 25 years after the incident at Altamont.
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Sometimes police think everyone 's a criminal, doctors think everyone is sick and priest think everyone is going to hell, ok, this doesn't mean your not
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