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“He said it was written about Julian, my child. He knew I was splitting with Cyn and leaving Julian. He was driving over to say hi to Julian. He’d been like an uncle to him. You know, Paul was always good with kids. And so he came up with Hey Jude. But I always heard …
George Harrison, Jeff Lynn, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Ray Cooper, Elton John… The sad part is how many faces you saw reunite to perform this song at the Concert for George.
What I love about Ringo is that he doesn’t hide what he wants to say beneath layers of cryptic metaphors. It’s a certain courage you don’t find often. Anyway, this is a song about death that always lifts my spirits. Full lyrics HERE.
From Concert for George. At the end, Billy Preston turns and gives Ringo a thumbs up, and Ringo responds by holding his sticks high in the air. They know they nailed it.
I’m in that crowd somewhere. It was one of the happiest moments of my life.
One of my favorites of his. I found someone who showed me Illumined my consciousness Removed the dark from in me And given me that which I have lost… Full lyrics HERE.
George made this demo before handing it over to his friend Ringo. Ringo took out the “Hare Krishna!,” but otherwise left it pretty much the same.
I think the words stand nicely on their own but (to save you the trouble) here’s the song on YouTube: LINK Across The Universe by John Lennon and Paul McCartney (mostly John) Words are flowing out Like endless rain into a paper cup They slither wildly as they slip away Across the universe Pools of …