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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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    Jackreed98
    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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    Robert Arthur Loades
    the Song has no meaning as others have already said. However others are so desperate to put a meaning to the song, that I've read nonsense about Paul being dead, John Pretending that Paul was dead (even though he sang the song with the other BEATLES, on Magical Mystery Tour film), plus that the song is about the Boar War, and the Irish rising 1916, all total rubbish. As Martio posted, the song; "as aimed at the start of lessons in the English Schools Curriculum that had a provision for analyzing the lyrics of songs including Beatles songs. Lennon, realizing this to be a nonsense due to it being a subjective exercise rather than objectively asking the original composer, set about constructing a song that would be impossible to analyse in such a way."
    However it seems that some people prefer to have a good conspiracy theory, rather than a simple explanation.
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    Stuart Kelly
    I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together. (A reference to the Boer War, first line is the song the Boer soldiers, men, women children sang in defiance when carted off to the English Concentration camp).

    See how they run like pigs from a gun, see how they fly (a pun, pigs/boers) or see how the boers run from the guns.

    Sitting in an English garden (English name for Ireland) waiting for the sun (reference to Irish 1916 Easter Sunday rising against the British).
    If the sun don't come (unsuccessful rebellion), you get a tan (reference to the Black and Tan Auxiliary force).
    From standing in the English rain (English Bullets flying).

    The walrus (from the walrus and the carpenter Cecile Lewis poem when the Walrus was crying because there was no more Oysters as they ate them all, genocide).
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    Unregistered
    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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    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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