The Spider And The Fly

Lyrics: Nanker Phelge [Jagger, Richard]
Music: Nanker Phelge [Jagger, Richard]

This blogpost says the Dead played a brief bit of this song as an instrumental when they recorded some demos in Los Angeles in 1966. That's the only reference I've seen to this.

Sittin', thinkin', sinkin', drinkin'
Wondering what I'd do when I'm through tonight
Smoking, moping, maybe just hopin' some little girl will pass on by
Don't wanna be alone, but I love my girl at home
I remember what she said

She said, my, my, my don't tell lies, keep fidelity in your head
My my my, don't tell lies, when you're done you should go to bed
Don't say hi, like a spider to a fly
Jump right ahead and you're dead

Sit up, fed up, low down, go round
Down to the bar at the place I'm at
Sitting, drinking, supereficially thinking about the rinsed-out blonde on my left
Then I said, hi like a spider to a fly, remebering what my little girl said

She was common, flirty, she looked about thirty
I would have run away but I was on my own
She told me later she's a machine operator
She said she liked the way I held the microphone
I said my, my, like the spider to the fly
Jump right ahead in my web
     Date Album Recorded By
     1965 Out Of Our Heads Rolling Stones


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