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In penny lane there is a barber showing photographs
Of every head he's had the pleasure to know.
And all the people that come and go
Stop and say hello.

On the corner is a banker with a motorcar,
The little children laugh at him behind his back.
And the banker never wears a mack
In the pouring rain, very strange.

Penny lane is in my ears and in my eyes.
There beneath the blue suburban skies
I sit, and meanwhile back

In penny lane there is a fireman with an hourglass
And in his pocket is a portrait of the queen.
He likes to keep his fire engine clean,
It's a clean machine.

Penny lane is in my ears and in my eyes.
A four of fish and finger pies
In summer, meanwhile back

Behind the shelter in the middle of a roundabout
The pretty nurse is selling poppies from a tray
And tho' she feels as if she's in a play
She is anyway.

In penny lane the barber shaves another customer,
We see the banker sitting waiting for a trim.
And then the fireman rushes in
From the pouring rain, very strange.

Penny lane is in my ears and in my eyes.
There beneath the blue suburban skies
I sit, and meanwhile back.
Penny lane is in my ears and in my eyes.
There beneath the blue suburban skies,
Penny lane.



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    debspinguFeb 1, 2011 at 11:59 pm
    Penny Lane is where the Beatles used to get the bus back to their homes. The song is about the things they saw there. Johns old school is just off Penny Lane. Most of the things mentioned in the song arent actually ON Penny Lane, but just across the road on Heathfield Road.
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    ashJesusFreak16Apr 16, 2010 at 3:53 pm
    I think hes talking about a place he remembered in England maybe called Penny Lane. But its just a guess haha. It could be a ficticious place too.
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    Epic18Nov 26, 2008 at 12:54 pm
    I Love Beatles!

    I doNt kNow What iS thE mEaniNg oF thiS SonG...But I Love ThiS sonG anD i Love thE Beatles!

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