Friend of the Devil Song Lyrics

Grateful Dead

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I lit up from Reno
I was trailed by twenty hounds
Didn't get to sleep that night
Till the morning came around

I set out running but I'll take my time
A friend of the Devil is a friend of mine
If I get home before daylight
I just might get some sleep tonight

I ran into the Devil, babe
He loaned me twenty bills
I spent that night in Utah
In a cave up in the hills

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Box of Rain
  • 2 Friend of the Devil
  • 3 Sugar Magnolia
  • 4 Operator
  • 5 Candyman
  • 6 Ripple
  • 7 Brokedown Palace
  • 8 Till the Morning Comes
  • 9 Attics of My Life
  • 10 Truckin’


  • credits


    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Jerome J. Garcia, John C. Dawson, Robert C. Hunter
    album: Track 2 in album American Beauty
    release date: 1970-11-1
    popularity : 71 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Blues Rock/Country Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Acoustic
    length: 3:25
    producer: Grateful Dead
    mandolin: David Grisman
    co-producer: Stephen Barncard
    composer: John Dawson, Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
    lyricist: Robert Hunter

    Album Information

    label: Warner Bros. Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin