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Beatles – I Am The Walrus lyrics

I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together.
See how they run like pigs from a gun, see how they fly.
I'm crying.

Sitting on a cornflake, waiting for the van to come.
Corporation tee-shirt, stupid bloody tuesday.
Man, you been a naughty boy, you let your face grow long.
I am the eggman, they are the eggmen.
I am the walrus, goo goo g'joob.

Mister city policeman sitting
Pretty little policemen in a row.
See how they fly like Lucy in the Sky, see how they run.
I'm crying, I'm crying.
I'm crying, I'm crying.

Yellow mother custard, dripping from a dead dog's eye.
Crabalocker fishwife, pornographic priestess,
Boy, you been a naughty girl you let your knickers down.
I am the eggman, they are the eggmen.
I am the walrus, goo goo g'joob.

Sitting in an english garden waiting for the sun.
If the sun don't come, you get a tan
From standing in the english rain.
I am the eggman, they are the eggmen.
I am the walrus, goo goo g'joob goo goo g'joob.

Expert textpert choking smokers,
Don't you think the joker laughs at you?
See how they smile like pigs in a sty,
See how they snied.
I'm crying.

Semolina pilchard, climbing up the eiffel tower.
Elementary penguin singing Hari Krishna.
Man, you should have seen them kicking edgar allan poe.
I am the eggman, They are the eggmen.
I am the walrus, goo goo g'joob goo goo g'joob goo goo g'joob.
Goo goo g'joob goo

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    Jackreed98Mar 26, 2012 at 6:31 pm
    This song was a paul is dead reference. The only line that doesn't fit in with, and if anything contradicts, the pid theory, it's the line "bloody tuesday. " paul was supposed to have died on a tuesday. "sitting on a cornflake, waiting for the van to come. " the van being the ambulance that rushed "paul" to the hospital. Also, at the end, you can hear the "p'licemen" (the ones that were "standing in a row") chatting, then directing each other ("alright you go over there. Rescue! ").
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    UnregisteredDec 6, 2011 at 5:51 pm
    People are right this song has no meaning to it for a reason though a school teacher said that there songs have no meaning to them and they are just aweful soo john lenon wrote this song with no meaning to it so he could stick it to her there was no acid or pot just paid back don't read into stuff to much because sometimes its right infront of your face.
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    UnregisteredNov 23, 2011 at 6:54 am
    Wooow. This song has no meaning at all! There was nothing wrong wit any of the members when writing this song. When the beatles were famous all those years ago, someone questioned their music and said they all had a special meaning. So to prove them wrong, the beatles wrote this song. So pls stop saying this song has a meaning and I am the walrus is talking about something to do with death, ok?
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    woodsterOct 15, 2009 at 11:39 am
    It is a subliminal made of separate sounds. It starts out as a sentence, which is the one in the lyrics and with the addition of a myriad of whoops and partial words, that when mixed come out sounding like "everybody smoke pot". When done in this manner the censors can not find the words even if they take every single track and try to find those particular words. No one person knows what the sound they are making is going to be mixed to sound like. No one can testify or rat you out as they don't know. They are like when a company makes something and they don't want the companies engineering the parts to be able to steal the thing before it is patented then you get just those parts for assembly into a final product. A really sneaky way to avoid detection and not get banned in the process. Lennon was a really smart guy. As was George Martin. When asked they had deniability. Also as the sound repeats itself they decompose it back to it's primary parts again. Nice trick.
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    xobeatlesoxAug 28, 2008 at 12:07 am
    This song actually does have a meaning that's kinda hard to understand, well I guess saying that "I am the Walrus" is kinda like saying that you are dead in some weird tribe language or something strange like that and they were pretending Paul was dead. On the cover of that album they showed the four of them walking down a street and Paul wasn't wearing shoes because they used to bury the dead with no shoes on. And, supposively, if you listen to the song backwards it says something like "paul is dead miss him miss him" but it's kind of mumbled and it's not the lyrics backwards that make that sound, it's the funny noise at 2: 00.

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