Voodoo Chile

Album: Electric Ladyland (1968)
  • Well, I'm a voodoo chile
    Lord I'm a voodoo chile

    Well, the night I was born
    Lord I swear the moon turned a fire red
    The night I was born
    I swear the moon turned a fire red
    Well my poor mother cried out "lord, the gypsy was right!"
    And I seen her, fell down right dead
    (Have mercy)

    Well, mountain lions found me there waitin'
    And set me on a eagles back
    Well, mountain lions found me there
    And set me on a eagles wing
    (Its' the eagles wing, baby, what did I say)
    He took me past to the outskirts of infinity
    And when he brought me back
    He gave me a venus witch's ring
    Hey!
    And he said "Fly on, fly on"
    Because I'm a voodoo chile, yeah, voodoo chile
    Hey!

    Well, I make love to you,
    And lord knows you'll feel no pain
    Say, I make love to you in your sleep
    And lord knows you felt no pain
    (Have mercy)
    'Cause I'm a million miles away
    And at the same time I'm right here in your picture frame
    (Yeah! What did I say now)
    'Cause I'm a voodoo chile
    Lord knows, I'm a voodoo chile
    (yeah!)

    Well my arrows are made of desire
    From far away as Jupiter's sulphur mines
    Say my arrows are made of desire, desire
    From far away as Jupiter's sulphur mines
    (Way down by the Methane Sea, yeah)
    I have a humming bird and it hums so loud
    You think you were losing your mind, hmmm

    Well I float in liquid gardens
    And Arizona new red sand
    (Yeah)
    I float in liquid gardens
    Way down in Arizona red sand

    Well, I taste the honey from a flower named Blue
    Way down in California
    And the in New York drowns as we hold hands

    'Cause I'm a voodoo chile
    Lord knows I'm a voodoo chile Writer/s: Jimi Hendrix
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