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Beatles – Dear Prudence lyrics

Dear Prudence, won't you come out to play
Dear Prudence, greet the brand new day
The sun is up, the sky is blue
It's beautiful and so are you
Dear Prudence won't you come out and play?

Dear Prudence, open up your eyes
Dear Prudence, see the sunny skies
The wind is low, the birds will sing
That you are part of everything
Dear Prudence won't you open up your eyes?

Look around round (Round, round, round...)
Look around round (Round, round, round...)
Look around

Dear Prudence, let me see you smile
Dear Prudence, like a little child
The clouds will be a daisy chain
So let me see you smile again
Dear Prudence won't you let me see you smile?

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    The subject of the song is actress Mia Farrow's sister, Prudence Farrow who was present when the Beatles went to India to study with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
    Farrow became so serious about her meditation that she “ turned into a near recluse” and “ rarely came out” of the cottage she was living in. Someone asked John Lennon to “ contact her and make sure she came out more often to socialize”. As a result, Lennon wrote the song Dear Prudence. In the song Lennon asks Farrow to “ open up your eyes” and “ see the sunny skies” reminding her that she is “ part of everything”. The song was said to be “ a simple plea to a friend to ‘ snap out of it’ ".
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