Sympathy for the Devil Song Lyrics

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet cover art
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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

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

Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Sympathy for the Devil
  • 2 No Expectations
  • 3 Dear Doctor
  • 4 Parachute Woman
  • 5 Jig-Saw Puzzle
  • 6 Street Fighting Man
  • 7 Prodigal Son
  • 8 Stray Cat Blues
  • 9 Factory Girl
  • 10 Salt of the Earth


  • credits


    publisher: ©Alfred
    writers: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
    album: Track 1 in album Beggars Banquet
    release date: 1968-12-6
    popularity : 1000 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Funk / Soul Pop
    styles: Blues Rock/Rock & Roll/Classic Rock
    length: 6:19
    guest background vocals: Marianne Faithfull and Nicky Hopkins
    guest piano: Nicky Hopkins
    bass: Keith Richards
    background vocals: Brian Jones, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts and Anita Pallenberg
    maracas: Bill Wyman
    congas: Rocki Dzidzornu
    writer: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

    Album Information

    label: Decca Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: Vinyl
    script: Latin