The Beatles Song Of The Day:”When I Get Home”

The Beatles Song Of The Day is “When I Get Home.” “When I Get Home” is on The Beatles “A Hard Day’s Night” album. The song was yet another John Lennon written one. He would say it was another attempt at writing a Wilson Pickett, Motown type of song. John Lennon: vocal and rhythm guitar/ Paul McCartney: harmony vocal nad bass guitar/ George Harrison: harmony vocal and lead guitar/ Ringo Starr: drums. The song was recorded on June 2nd, 1964 at Abbey Road. Producer: George Martin. This is an optimistic John song. John was a homebody. Think of the last decade of his life at the Dakota in New York.

Rating “When I Get Home” on a scale of 1 to 5 stars ****

  • “When I Get Home” did not make Rolling Stone Magazine’s “The Beatles 100 Greatest Songs” or Spignesi and Lewis’ “The 100 Best Beatles Songs” list.
  • Length of song:2:18
  • It took 11 takes to finish “When I Get Home.”

“When I Get Home”  {Lennon-McCartney}

Whoa-I, whoa-I I got a whole lot of things to tell her
When I get home
Come on, out of my way
Cos I’m gonna see my baby today
I’ve got a whole lot of things
I’ve gotta say To her
Whoa-I, whoa-I I got a whole lot of things to tell her
When I get home
Come on if you please
I’ve got no time for trivialities
I’ve got a girl who’s waiting home for me tonight
Whoa-I, whoa-I I got a whole lot of things to tell her
When I get home
When I’m getting home tonight
I’m gonna hold her tight
I’m gonna love her till the cows come home
I bet I’ll love her more
Till I walk out that door Again
Come on, let me through
I’ve got so many things
I’ve got to do
I’ve got no business being here with you This way
Whoa-I, whoa-I I’ve got a whole lot of things to tell her
When I get home, yeah I’ve got a whole lot of things to tell her
When I get home
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