It's very far away
It takes about a half and a day to get there
If we travel by my uh, dragon-fly
No it's not in Spain
But all the same you know, it's a groovy name
" And the wind's just right.
Hey !

Hang on my darling
Hang on if you wanna go
Here it's a really groovy place
It's uh, just a little bit of uh, said uh, Spanish Castle Magic.

The clouds are really low
And they overflow with cotton candy
And battle grounds red and brown
But it's all in your mind
Don't think your time on bad things
Just float your little mind around
Look out ! Ow !

Hang on my darling, yeah
" Hang on if you wanna go
Get on top, really let me groove baby with uh Just a little bit of Spanish Castle Magic. Yeah
baby,
here's some
Yeah, ok babe, ok
It's still all in your mind babe
Oww !
Yeah !

Ah !

Hang on my darling, hey
Hang on, hang on if you wanna go
And it's happening, oh no. damn hey ! That's right baby, listen
A little bit of Spanish Castle Magic
Hey !
Little bit of Spanish Castle Magic
" Hey hey !
I can't uh, sing this song, no
" Yeah, ok baby
Get on baby
" Yeah
It's all in your mind baby
Little bit of daydream here and there
Oh !
Yeah !
Ooh ! yeah !
Ow !
Ev'rything's gonna be alright babe!


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  • +2
    General CommentGuy's spanish castle magic was and still is a very potent type of weed gown only in Anna Lucia Spain. Listen to the song with head phones on and right before jimi says "a little bit a" he says "hit".
    DOn Karnageon December 24, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song owns, this song I think is about going ot a castle of magic? idk about drug use be responsable.....
    JordaNthegreaton June 23, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentyou guys are dumb, this song is about the first club that jimi played in. " It takes about a half and a day to get there" they are talking about the car they used to drive them theyr it would sometimes break down and then it would take a long time to get there
    gage1on January 17, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentgage is right. does every song hendrix does have to be about drugs? its just a great song.
    kp26on March 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is awesome.
    noyeson October 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI figure this song is mainly just psychedelia in terms of the lyrics. The only line that really interests me is about the "battlegrounds red and brown". The red is obviously blood (and anger, violence, warfare, etc) but I wonder what the brown is. It could be brown like a dry dead field, meaning perhaps that the philosophy that leads to war is dry and dead. I think it may also represent the corpses on the battleground.
    ultraspamboyon January 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is so awesome. I really really like the one on the BBC sessions, freakin rocks
    PinkFloydrulezon April 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentkeep in mind the effects of acid trips can last up to two days \"It\'s very far away It takes about a half and a day to get there\" could refer to the duration of the trip. Then the whole verse about
    \"The clouds are really low
    And they overflow with cotton candy
    And battle grounds red and brown
    But it\'s all in your mind
    Don\'t think your time on bad things
    Just float your little mind around
    Look out ! Ow !\"
    He\'s just describing a bit of a trip from before, and the battle grounds red and brown may just be part of that trip that turned bad for a moment because through the song he tells her not to worry and that everything\'s gonna be alright, and don\'t think your time on bad things. When he says \"get on top, really groove me baby...\" he could very well be talking about sex with his girl while tripping... it really does enhance the experience. I hope nobody dares to say Hendrix wouldn\'t do acid. That would just be insane.
    kaisuteon April 23, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgage1 is kind of right. it is about his first gig he played. but not about his car. "takes half a day to get there" is just a line. it has no meaning about how long it actually took to get there. the Spanish Castle was a club in northern Seattle, where Jimi grew up
    PeartismyHeroon January 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis songs about a place he used to play at before he got big called The Spanish Castle. And the dragonfly refers to the car he took down there.
    Kirbz42on June 24, 2011   Link

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