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We said, 'Let's slow it down. Let's do this to it, let's do that to it,' and it ends up however it comes out. I just said, 'Look, I've got no arrangement for you, but you know how I want it.
So I said, 'Give me something funky and set up a beat, maybe. John was in an automobile accident, so he was off for a period of time. Then when we got back, which was only a week or so before we finished the album, we did this one. I think he wrote it only a month or so ago, so it's very new.
It's sort of twelve-bar type of tune, and it's one of the nicest sounds we've got, actually. Nice drumming from Ringo. And it's sort of up-tempo. I suppose you'd call it a rocker.
I left the line 'Here comes old flat-top. I could have changed it to 'Here comes old iron face,' but the song remains independent of Chuck Berry or anybody else on earth.
The thing was created in the studio. It's gobbledygook-- 'Come Together' was an expression that Tim Leary had come up with for his attempt at being president or whatever he wanted to be, and he asked me to write a campaign song.
I tried and I tried, but I couldn't come up with one. But I came up with this, 'Come Together,' which would've been no good to him-- you couldn't have a campaign song like that, right? Leary attacked me years later, saying I ripped him off. I didn't rip him off.
It's just that it turned into 'Come Together. It was a funky record-- it's one of my favorite Beatle tracks, or, one of my favorite Lennon tracks, let's say that. It's funky, it's bluesy, and I'm singing it pretty well.
I like the sound of the record. You can dance to it. I usually get the first few lines of words and music together, both at once Then I have to write the words.
It's like another song I wrote when we were in India.
I wrote the whole first verse and just said everything I wanted to say, and so now I need to write a couple more verses. I find that much more difficult.Being a father isn’t easy, but it is one of the most important and fulfilling jobs on the planet. Check out these articles written specifically for you to help you love and lead your family well.
OCTOPUS'S GARDEN (Starkey) GEORGE "'Octopus's Garden' is Ringo's song. It's only the second song Ringo wrote, and it's lovely. Ringo gets bored playing the drums, and at home he plays a bit of piano, but he only knows about three chords.
The Duck Song is a story about an annoying duck who walks up to a lemonade stand asking for grapes. The song is based on an old joke. I changed it to make it more kid-friendly, and added the last part, where the man takes him to the store to buy him grapes.
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