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"Working Class Hero" is a song from John Lennon's first post-Beatles solo album, 1970's John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band.

The song is a take on the class split of the 1940s and 1950s, and of the 1960s in which he was famous. The song appears to tell the story of someone growing up in the working class of capitalism. According to Lennon in an interview with Jann S. Wenner of Rolling Stone magazine in December 1970, it is about working… read more

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    Uma das melhores composições ja feitas
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    The first time I heard this masterpiece it felt divine. As if some truth that I always knew was somewhere in me was being revealed to me, bare, strong and real as it is. I can't name 10 songs that had that effect on me. It's still one of the best things I heard/read in my life! John's ideals live on!
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    True lyrics.
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    The best John Lennon song ever!
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    We miss you John...
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    The truth has been spoken
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    Brilliant. John 4ever!
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    Best use of 'fucking' in music [2] It's probably one of the first songs to include cursing.

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