Revolution

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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 1950s rock and roll, they later utilised several genres, ranging from pop ballads to psychedelic rock, often incorporating classical and other elements in innovative ways. In the early 1960s, their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania", but as their songwriting grew in sophistication, they came to be perceived by many fans and cultural observers as an embodiment of the ideals shared by the era's sociocultural revolutions. more »

You say you want a revolution 
Well, you know
We all want to change the world 
You tell me that it's evolution 
Well, you know
We all want to change the world 

But when you talk about destruction
Don't you know that you can count me out
Don't you know it's gonna be 
All right, all right, all right 

You say you got a real solution 
Well, you know
We'd all love to see the plan
You ask me for a contribution 
Well, you know
We're doing what we can

But if you want money for people with minds that hate
All I can tell is brother you have to wait
Don't you know it's gonna be 
All right, all right, all right 

You say you'll change the constitution 
Well, you know
We all want to change your head
You tell me it's the institution 
Well, you know
You better free you mind instead 

But if you go carrying pictures of chairman Mao
You ain't going to make it with anyone anyhow
Don't you know it's gonna be 
All right, all right, all right 
All right, all right, all right 
All right, all right, all right 
All right, all right

Written by: JOHN LENNON, PAUL MCCARTNEY

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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