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"Free as a Bird" is a song performed by The Beatles. The single was released December 4th 1995, as part of the promotion for the release of The Beatles Anthology video documentary and the band's Anthology 1 compilation album.

The song had been written and recorded as a demo by John Lennon in 1977. Paul McCartney asked Lennon's widow Yoko Ono for any unreleased material by Lennon, and "Free as a Bird" was chosen as being the song all three… read more

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  • Avatar for TheUselessGolem
    Oh man, the section with Paul's lead vocals... whoa... ah, but the whole song is a beauty.
  • Avatar for Alchedoc
    Wonderful song. Up there with all the other Beatles hits
  • Avatar for theironictea
    [2] This song brings me close to tears whenever it comes on the shuffle... hearing Paul say that they had to imagine John as being simply out for a stroll or out for lunch while recording it in order to not break down, one day in the beyond, they'll all be free as a bird together...even if for a moment...all differences gone.
  • Avatar for theironictea
    Absolutely amazing.
  • Avatar for jackzipper14
    Absolute magic
  • Avatar for whydearprudence
    I love this song so much
  • Avatar for j7ndominica
    Without a known release date or liner notes, when played back over the radio, this song puzzled me for many years. It does have some of the Jeff Lynne sound of the 80s. Personally the 1995 was a year of freedom for me. Most good music was made in those few years. In the end there is the hidden phrase "Turned out nice again", which I always thought was a modern lo-fi TV news recording saying something like "it's gone by now", meaning good times and freedom.
  • Avatar for dinodelvino
    At 60 I wonder whatever happened to the world I once new. I don't feel free as a bird anymore like I did in the day.
  • Avatar for SisterBlackHair
    I can't stand this song this song makes me cry so much i want to cry i love this song
  • Avatar for Neue_regel_
    the best of this band

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