Gypsy Woman

Lyrics: Tim Buckley
Music: Tim Buckley

Played by Phil Lesh & Friends in 2012. This is the version from 17 February.

Were you were trying to turn the tide this morning
Mama don't you lie, don't you lie, don't you lie
You knew it was in the moon and in the sky
Gypsy woman
Casts a spell on me
Casts a spell on me

Mama, every time you turn around the fire
Mama, keep me in between the devil and the sky
And every time you look my way
Mama how you hypnotize
Tell me gypsy woman
Casts a spell on me
Casts a spell on me
You cast a spell on me

But if you come runnin' with desire
Gypsy woman knows how to get your blood hot higher, higher, higher

Going down to the river
Walk in the water
We're gonna all get clean
Exactly what we're gonna do
Exactly what we're gonna do

Went out trying to turn the tide this morning
Now mama don't you lie
You knew it was in the moon, in the sky
It was in the sky
I said, gypsy woman
You put your spell on me
Put your spell on me
You put your spell on me, gypsy woman
The original Tim Buckley version is similar, though a bit longer:
Yes I come around
Never know a little sooner

Casts a spell on me
Casts a spell on me
Casts a spell on me
Casts a spell on me
Gypsy woman, gypsy woman, gypsy woman

Well, you were out trying to turn the tide this morning
Now mama don't you lie
You knew it was in the moon
And you knew it was in the sky
Oh, gypsy woman
Tell me please, gypsy woman
Casts a spell on me, darlin'
Casts a spell on me, mama
Casts a spell on me, darlin'
Oh, gypsy woman

Mama, every time you turn around the fire
Mama, keep me in between the devil and the sky
And every time you look my way
Mama how you hypnotize
Tell me please, gypsy woman
Casts a spell on me, darlin'
Casts a spell on me, mama
Casts a spell on me
That gypsy woman casts a spell on me

But if you come runnin' with desire
Oh, gypsy woman knows how to get your blood hot higher

Well, I asked your daddy
Your papa wouldn't deny it
Asked your mama
Lord, she was quick to agree
I didn't have to fight your brother
And your sister's still standin' in line
Oh, please tell me gypsy woman
Tell me gypsy, gypsy, gypsy woman
How do you hypnotize me
Hypnotise

We're gonna go down to the river
Walk in the water
Oh, we're gonna get all clean
Then we're gonna do, gonna do
Gonna do exactly darlin'
What you came and set your mind on
You cast a spell on me
Cast a spell on me

Well, you were out trying to turn the tide this morning
Now mama don't you lie
You knew it was in the moon
And you knew it was in the sky
Tell me please, gypsy woman
Tell me now, gypsy woman
Casts a spell on me, darlin'
Casts a spell on me, mama
Casts a spell on me, darlin'
[etc]


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