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Blackbird was written by Paul McCartney, but credited as usual to Lennon/McCartney. McCartney was inspired to write this while in Scotland as a reaction to racial tensions escalating in America in the spring of 1968, and (according to Sony/ATV Songs LLC 1968) McCartney stated that he had a black woman in mind when he wrote the song ('bird' being British slang for a woman).

The first night Linda Eastman, who would later become his wife, slept over, McCartney… read more

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    This is perfect
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    Beautiful
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    One of their best
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    Simply beautiful
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    Forever bittersweet...
  • Avatar for Druid66
    Nice economy of feeling and words, very English. A great song.
  • Avatar for sharv11
    Your song for all time, my dear departed son : / There are simply no words to describe how this song makes me feel...
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    Piep piep
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    This is all I need
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    Flawless. I could hear this song on repeat allllll day.

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