So come on: Jack be nimble, Jack be quick!
Jack Flash sat on a candlestick
Cause fire is the devil’s only friend
This refers to JFK (“Jack” Kennedy) as in he stopped a nuclear war from happening with the Soviets over the Bay of Pigs invasion.
It also refers to a Rolling Stones song, Jumping Jack Flash, but more specifically how the Rolling Stones were viewed more violently than most acts in hippy culture. Another stones song, Gimme Shelter, is also referenced.
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