This is my favorite Beatles song. The sound of John's voice and the orchastra music are just perfect. On the recording the Beatles invited Mick Jagger who appears in the video to really be enjoying it.
I guess I am a sap for their love songs. Harrison and Eric Clapton were rivals for Patty Boyd and each created songs for her. Clapton wrote Layla and this is Harrison's which is one of the best love songs I have ever heard.
The words of this song are some of the best "Father McKenzie writing the words of a sermon that no one will hear. No one comes near. Look at him working, darning his socks in the night when there's nobody there What does he care?" is an example. Very eerie sounding violins.
The sound is so unique and though the words are so gibberish like, they seem to make sense. Made use of such strange background music and sounds. "I am the eggman. They are the eggman. I am the walrus koo koo ka choo"
The song that has been recorded the most and become an American standard. Paul McCartney supposedly got the melody from a dream and went to his piano when he woke up to compose it. Probably the group's biggest hit of all time.
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