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Voodoo Chile Lyrics

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland
Band
Album

Electric Ladyland

(1968)
TypeAlbum (Studio full-length)
GenresPsychedelic Rock, Hard Rock, Blues Rock, Acid Rock
LabelsTrack Records
Album rating :  94.6 / 100
Votes :  30
4. Voodoo Chile (15:05)
Track rating :  90.8 / 100       Votes :  6       [ ]
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
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland
Electric Ladyland - Album Credits
Members
  • Jimi Hendrix : Lead Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Percussion, Comb and Tissue Paper Kazoo, Electric Harpsichord, Bass
  • Noel Redding : Backing Vocals, Bass
  • Mitch Mitchell : Backing Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Lead Vocals on "Little Miss Strange"
Additional musicians
  • Jack Casady : Bass on "Voodoo Chile"
  • Larry Faucette : Congas on "Rainy Day Dream Away" and "Still Raining Still Dreaming"
  • Mike Finnigan : Organ on "Rainy Day Dream Away" and "Still Raining Still Dreaming"
  • Brian Jones : Percussion on "All Along the Watchtower"
  • Al Kooper : Piano on "Long Hot Summer Night"
  • Dave Mason : Twelve String Guitar on "All Along the Watchtower", Backing Vocals on "Crosstown Traffic"
  • Buddy Miles : Drums on "Rainy Day Dream Away" and "Still Raining Still Dreaming"
  • Freddie Smith : Tenor Saxophone on "Rainy Day Dream Away" and "Still Raining Still Dreaming"
  • The Sweet Inspirations : Backing Vocals on "Burning of the Midnight Lamp"
  • Steve Winwood : Organ on "Voodoo Chile"
  • Chris Wood : Flute on "1983... (a merman i should turn to be)"
Other staff
  • Jimi Hendrix : Producer, Mixing, Liner Note
  • Eddie Kramer : Engineer, Mixing
  • Gary Kellgren : Engineer, Mixing
  • David King : Cover Art
  • Donald Silverstein : Photography
  • David Montgomery : Photography
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