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John Martyn – I'd Rather Be The Devil lyrics

I'd rather be the devil and I will leave my woman's? Mane?
Yes, I'd rather be the devil and I will leave my woman's? Mane?
'Cause nothing but the devil knows my baby's
Nothing but the devil knows my baby's
Nothing but the devil knows my baby's name
Well, I laid down last night and I was trying to take my rest
Yes, I laid down last night, I was trying to take my rest
But my mind starts a-rambling like the wild geese in the
My mind starts a-rambling like the wild geese in the
Mind starts a-rambling like the wild geese in the west
The woman I love, though she's evil all the time
Yeah, the woman I love, oh she's evil all the time
Studies so much evil, just add it on
So much evil, just add it on
So much evil, just add it on to mine
The woman I love, I stole her from my own best friend
The woman I love, I stole her from my best friend
But I know you'll get lucky, steal her back
I know you'll get lucky, try to steal her back
I know you'll get lucky, steal her back again



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    Corrections: "I'd rather be the Devil /than/ /to/ /be/ my woman's /man/ (x2). 'Cause nothin' but the Devil, (x3), knows my baby's /mind/. Meaning: My woman mistreats me so badly, its hurts all the time to be myself. But I'm so passionate about her that I still want to be with her. The only way to be with her & not be hurt by her, is to be just as bad as she is. The only one that bad is the Devil.
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