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"God" is a song from John Lennon's first post-Beatles solo album, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band. The album was released on December 11, 1970 in the U.S. and the UK.

This song was very controversial upon its release, dealing with religious themes.

Meaning

The first movement of the song discusses Lennon's disdain for popular religious belief. He believed that God was something different to everyone, and that most people did not focus enough on the moral lessons of religion… read more

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Lyrics

God is a concept
By which we measure
Our pain
I'll say it again

John Lennon - God Lyrics

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  • 2015 version: I don't believe in Isis, I don't believe in Putin, I don't believe in Trump, I don't believe in FIFA.
  • Ringo really shines in this song. Every drum fill during the "I don't believe in..." part is different!
  • I just believe in me... Yoko and me. And that's reality.
  • And the walrus was Paul! xD
  • John: "I don't believe in Beatles, I just believe in Yoko and me" ;(
  • Calm your tits Steven, he's just a human
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  • [2] It's one of the best songs ever written just because of that honesty.
  • I don't believe in tomrud73
  • :-))

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