Well I realize that I've been hypnotized,
I love you gypsy eyes
I love you gypsy eyes
Alright!

Hey!
Gypsy.

Way up in my tree I'm sitting by my fire
Wond'rin' where in this world might you be
And knowin' all the time you're still roamin' in the countryside
Do you still think about me?
Oh my gypsy.

Well I walked right on to your rebel roadside
The one that rambles on for a million miles
Yes I walk down this road searchin' for your love and ah my soul too
But when I find ya I ain't gonna let go.

I remember the first time I saw you
The tears in your eyes looked like they were tryin' to say
Oh little boy you know I could love you
But first I must make my getaway
Two strange men fightin' to the death over me today
I'll try to meet cha by the old highway.
Hey!

Well I realize that I've been hypnotized, I love you gypsy eyes
I love you gypsy eyes
I love you gypsy eyes
I love you gypsy eyes
Alright!

I've been searchin' so long my feet have made me lose the battle
Down against the road my weary knees they got me
Off to the side I fall but I hear a sweet call
My gypsy eyes is comin' and I've been saved.

Oh I've been saved
That's why I love you uh
Said I love you
Hey!
Love you uh
Lord I love you
Hey!


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    General CommentI'm not sure what this song's real meaning is but Jimi Hendrix is the man
    fartman9900on May 01, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI'm not sure what this song's real meaning is but Jimi Hendrix is the man
    fartman9900on May 01, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI'm not sure what it means either, but it's a great love poem, makes me imagine Gypsy Eyes...yeaaah!
    Bodesteron June 06, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWow, cool. Sad though.
    Bodesteron December 15, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is yet another Hendrix song that was basically autobiographical in its content. He was also quite an astute social commentator, and wasn't just fucked up on drugs writing drug influenced songs, as a lot of people seem to think. If you can read his lyrics and get past thinking 'drugs' you'll be surprised how deep some of his lyrics are.
    albertiusmaximuson February 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI can see depth & drugs simultaneously in his music, ya know...they're not completely exclusive, especially in a genius like hendrix
    Bodesteron February 16, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwow, i never knew thats what the song meant. thanx for clearing that up jersey. still a great song
    wackydeli3on March 21, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis has a better intro than most other hendrix songs, its so funky. i love it, fucking amazing!
    salty1690on January 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song, if I remember correctly, is about Jimi's mother. (One of many songs about her.)

    Jimi had major issues with his mother abandoning him as a child. He has almost romanticized her as being a good mom...and he seems to continually want to know if she loves him.

    The true story is that of a messed up woman who died young. While Jimi's mother was pregnant, his father was fighting in WWII. Jimi's mom had an affair with a guy named Johnny. Hence, when Jimi was born and his dad Al was fighting in the war, Jimi was named Johnny Allen Hendrix.

    Jimi's mother basically abandoned Jimi as a baby with relatives. When Al came back from the war, he went searching for his boy. He found him named after himself and his wife's boyfriend. So, he changed his name to James Marshall Hendrix.

    Jimi spent his entire life not knowing his mother and she died when he was a child. So as typical with a child, he created a fictional belief of her.

    The telling verse is as follows:
    I remember the first time I saw you
    The tears in your eyes look like they're tryin' to say
    Oh little boy you know I could love you
    But first I must make my get away
    Two strange men fightin' to the death over me today

    This describes when Jimi's mom left him with relatives and describes the issue with Jimi's Dad and her boyfriend.
    jersey73on October 01, 2004   Link

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