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Sympathy for the Devil  The Rolling Stones

capo: 2nd fret
play: D
key: E
 
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VERSE pattern
D C G G/B [c#] D
[1] [+] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4] [+] [1] [+] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4] [+] [1] [+] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4] [+] [1] [+] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4] [+]  
 
 e|2---------------|0---------------|3---------------|2----------[3]--|
 B|3---------------|1---------------|0---------------|3----------[3]--|
 G|2---------------|0---------------|0---------0-----|2----------[2]--|
 D|0---------------|2---------------|0---------0--x--|0---------------|
 A|----------------|3---------------|----------2--4--|----------------|
 E|----------------|----------------|3---------------|----------------|

CHORUS
[A] [D] [A] [D] [Dsus4] [D] 
[1] [+] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4] [+] [1] [+] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4] [+] [1] [+] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4] [+] [1] [+] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4] [+]  
 
 e|0-------------2-|0---------------|2-------------3-|2----------[3-3-|2]
 B|2-------------3-|2---------------|3-------------3-|3----------[3-3-|3]
 G|2-------------2-|2---------------|2-------------2-|2----------[2-2-|2]
 D|2-------------0-|0---------------|0---------------|0---------------[0]
 A|0---------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

notes in []: single notes (not chords!)
 
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INTRO (percussion and screams)
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| no chord | % | % | % |
| no chord | % |
VERSE
[D]Please allow me to intro[C]duce myself
G G/B [c#] D
I'm a man of wealth and taste
[D]I've been around for a [C]long, long year
G G/B [c#] D
Stole many a man's soul and faith
VERSE
[D]And I was 'round when [C]Jesus Christ
G G/B [c#] D
Had his moment of doubt and pain
Made damn sure that [C]Pilate
G G/B [c#] | D | % |
Washed his hands and sealed his fate
CHORUS
[A] Pleased to meet you
D A | D Dsus4 | D |
Hope you guess my name
But what's [A]puzzling you
D A | D Dsus4 | D |
Is the nature of my game
VERSE
[D] I stuck around St. [C]Petersburg
G G/B [c#] D Dsus4 D
When I saw it was a time for a change
[D] Killed the Czar and his [C]ministers
G G/B [c#] D Dsus4 D
Anastasia screamed in vain
VERSE
[D] I rode a tank, held a [C]general's rank
G G/B [c#] D Dsus4 D | D |
When the Blitzkrieg raged and the bodies stank
CHORUS
[A] Pleased to meet you
D A | D Dsus4 | D |
Hope you guess my name
But what's [A]puzzling you
D A | D Dsus4 | D |
Is the nature of my game
VERSE
[D] I watched with glee while your [C]kings and queens
G G/B [c#] D Dsus4 D
Fought for ten decades for the Gods they made
I [D]shouted out "Who killed the [C]Kennedys?"
G G/B [c#] D Dsus4 D
When after all it was you and me
VERSE
[D] Let me please intro[C]duce myself
G G/B [c#] D Dsus4 D
I'm a man of wealth and taste
[D] And I laid traps for [C]troubadours
G G/B [c#] D Dsus4 D | D |
Who get killed before they reached Bom - bay
CHORUS
[A] Pleased to meet you
D A | D Dsus4 | D |
Hope you guess my name
But what's [A]puzzling you
D A | D Dsus4 | D |
Is the nature of my game (Oh yeah, get down, baby)
SOLO
| D | C | G | D |
| D | C | G | D |
| D | C | G | D |
| D | C | G | D | D |
CHORUS
[A] Pleased to meet you
D A | D Dsus4 | D |
Hope you guess my name
But what's con[A]fusing you
D A | D Dsus4 | D |
Is just the nature of my game
VERSE
Just as [D]every cop is a [C]criminal
And [G]all the sinners [D]saints
As [C]heads is tails, just call me [C] Lucifer
'Cause I'm in [G]need of some re[D]straint
VERSE
So if you [D]meet me have some [C]courtesy
Have some [G]sympathy, and some [D]taste
Use [D]all your well-learned [C]politesse
Or I'll [G]lay your soul to [D]waste, um yeah
CHORUS
[A] Pleased to meet you
D A | D Dsus4 | D |
Hope you guess my name
But what's [A]puzzling you
D A | D Dsus4 | D |
Is the nature of my game
OUTRO
| D | C | G | D |
(repeated and faded after ca. 2:00 minutes;
solo guitar licks + vocals ad lib)
Woo, who
Oh yeah, get on down
Oh yeah
Oh yeah!
Tell me baby, what's my name
Tell me honey, baby guess my name
Tell me baby, what's my name
I tell you one time, you're to blame
Ooo, who
Ooo, who
Ooo, who
Alright
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Oh, yeah
What's my name
Tell me, baby, what's my name
Tell me, sweetie, what's my name
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Oh, yeah

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