The Beatles Song Of The Day: “Hey Jude”


The Beatles Song Of The Day is “Hey Jude” “Hey Jude” was released by The Beatles as the A-side of a single with ‘Revolution” on the B-side. The song was written by Paul McCartney. “Hey Jude” was a huge hit in the United States holding the #1 position for 9 weeks. It also reached #1 in the United Kingdom holding that position for 3 weeks. Paul was inspired to write the song after going to visit John Lennon’s song Julian. This was right after John Lennon and his wife Cynthia had broken up and Paul had went to see Julian to try and cheer him up. The song was originally called “Hey Jules.” John Lennon would later comment that he always thought that the song was written about him and his relationship with Yoko Ono. John would also comment that he thought it was Paul’s best song. This is one…

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2 responses to “The Beatles Song Of The Day: “Hey Jude”

  1. This was one heck of a single combining two of the Beatles’ most powerful songs, the epic “Hey Jude” with “Revolution!” And, further thinking about it, I may agree with John here, and this may well be Paul’s best Beatles song! It’s also kind of amazing that a tune that for almost 4 minutes keeps repeating the same line and melody doesn’t get boring!

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