band, active throughout the 1960s and one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music. Formed in Liverpool
, by 1962 the group consisted of John Lennon
(rhythm guitar, vocals), Paul McCartney
(bass guitar, vocals), George Harrison
(lead guitar, vocals) and Ringo Starr
(drums, vocals). Rooted in skiffle
and 1950s rock and roll
, the group later worked in many genres
ranging from pop
s to psychedelic rock
, often incorporating classical
and other elements in innovative ways.
Got a good reason for taking the easy way out Got a good reason for taking the easy way out now. She was a day tripper, a one way ticket yeah It took me so long to find out, and I found out.
Try to see it my way Do I have to keep on talking 'til I can't go on? While you see it your way Run the risk of knowing that our love may soon be gone We can work it out We can work it out.
My love don't give me presents, Turn me on when I get lonely, People tell me that she's only foolin', I know she isn't. She's a woman, she's a woman.
Baby's good to me, you know, She's happy as can be, you know, She said so. I'm in love with her and I feel fine.
Lady Madonna children at your feet Wonder how you manage to make ends meet. Who finds the money when you pay the rent? Did you think that money was heaven sent?
Without going out of my door I can know all things on earth Without looking out of my window I can know the ways of Heaven The farther one travels The less one knows.
Whatever happened to the life that we once knew Can we really live without each other? Where did we lose the touch That seemed to mean so much? It always made me feel so Free as a bird.
When the rain comes they run and hide their heads. They might as well be dead, If the rain comes, if the rain comes.
Christ! You know it ain't easy, You know how hard it can be. The way things are going, They're going to crucify me.
Hey Jude don't make it bad, Take a sad song and make it better, Remember, to let her into your heart, Then you can start to make it better.