Ballad of John and Yoko

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The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. They became the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed act in the history of popular music. Their best-known lineup consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. Rooted in skiffle and 195… more »

Standing in the dock at Southampton Trying to get to Holland or France The man in the mac said
You've got to go back
You know they didn't even give us a chance  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
 Finally made the plane into Paris Honeymooning down by the Seine Peter Brown call to say
You can make it O.K.
You can get married in Gibraltar near Spain  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
 Drove from Paris to the Amsterdam Hilton Talking in our beds for a week
The newspapers said
Say what're you doing in bed
I said we're only trying to get us some peace  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
 Saving up your money for a rainy day Giving all your clothes to charity Last night the wife said
Oh boy when you're dead
You don't take nothing with you but your soul, think 
Made a lightning trip to Vienna Eating chocolate cake in a bag
The newspapers said
She's gone to his head
They look just like two gurus in drag
 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
 Caught the early plane back to London Fifty acorns tied in a sack
The men from the press Said we wish you success It's good to have the both of you back
 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
The way things are going They're going to crucify me

Written by: JOHN LENNON, PAUL MCCARTNEY

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