Dear Prudence (3:55)

Cover of The Beatles (The White Album)

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“Dear Prudence” was written by John Lennon, and credited to Lennon/McCartney. It was initially performed by The Beatles and is the second track on the 1968 double-disc album The Beatles (also known as “The White Album”). It was recorded in one take at Abbey Road on 28 August 1968.

Lennon wrote “Dear Prudence” to lift the spirits of Prudence Farrow, sister of actress Mia Farrow. John and Prudence met at the meditation retreat of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Rishikesh India, which she attended with Mia, and Lennon attended with fellow Beatles band mates Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.


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  • samiskywalker

    No matter how much I love other bands, I keep coming back...and the good thing is the Beatles are always there. Love.

    20 Aug 5:26am Reply
  • laisbian

    20 Jul 3:40am Reply
  • SirhanDuran

    my favorite beatles song as well. it isn't complex but it is very perfect.

    9 May 9:22am Reply
  • lanatordia


    27 Mar 6:07am Reply
  • jpzitoleopold

    outstanding drum work by sir mccartney

    15 Feb 5:21pm Reply
  • dildinem

    Mr. Lennon you are a credit to your profession,

    12 Feb 9:24pm Reply
  • soustira

    Amo essa musica,ela é tão perfeita,a junção de todos os instrumentos no final é unica,nenhuma musica me faz sentir tão bem quanto Dear Prudence =)

    14 Jan 2:11am Reply
  • tomrud73


    2 Dec 2013 Reply
  • YorkNew


    23 Nov 2013 Reply
  • sharv11 this unspeakably...The Beatles forever...(miss you Dear Vinny) <3

    24 Aug 2013 Reply
  • passport90

    dat bass

    12 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Carpe4Diem

    Реально наслаждаюсь этой песней, довольно психоделично.

    28 Jul 2013 Reply
  • BanconIsGood

    Siouxsie And The Banshees fez um cover dazoras

    25 Jul 2013 Reply
  • WarriorJones

    Reminds me of Breathe by Pink Floyd. Aw yeah!

    4 Apr 2013 Reply
  • sstrosser1

    I love how the beatles changed through the years to reflect the moment in time. From pretty boys with suits and ties singing love me do too dropin tabs with hippi hair singing I am a walrus. Each was reflected to what was going on at that moment in time in the lives of ordinary people. makes me wonder what would there music and be like today if the fab 4 were still creating music.

    4 Apr 2013 Reply
  • randorolian

    Beautiful vocals, killer bassline, lovely guitar work. What a song.

    18 Mar 2013 Reply
  • NowhereGirll

    Keep calm and listen to The Beatles :D

    10 Mar 2013 Reply
  • twelvetunes

    Relax and listen.

    25 Feb 2013 Reply
  • nicolauz

    *Hug World*

    23 Feb 2013 Reply
  • optimisticsails

    Will always be one of, if not, my fav Beatles song

    25 Jan 2013 Reply
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