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"Golden Slumbers" is a song by The Beatles, part of the climactic medley on their 1969 album Abbey Road. The song begins the progression that leads to the end of the album and is followed by "Carry That Weight." The two songs were recorded together as a single piece, and both were written by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon/McCartney).

"Golden Slumbers" is based on the poem "Cradle Song" by Thomas Dekker and written in a lullaby style. McCartney… read more

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Once there was a way to get back homeward
Once there was a way to get back home
Sleep pretty darling do not cry
And I will sing a lullaby

The Beatles - Golden Slumbers Lyrics

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  • One of the few instances where I can tolerate string arrangements in my rock music... actually, most of those moments are in Beatles songs... 'cause the songwriting is undeniable, dammit.
  • Download from youtube here: Gold.mp3 http://musicnoow.com/v/gqXwuSqK7WY/gold-panda-lonely-owl
  • Paul's vocals. Holy shit. I love the way he says 'golden slumbers filllll your eyes, smiles aawaaaaake when you rise.' Wow. [10]
  • 0:42 is undoubtedly the best moment of anything. I get goosebumps every single time.
  • Paul's vocals. Holy shit. I love the way he says 'golden slumbers filllll your eyes, smiles aawaaaaake when you rise.' Wow. [9]
  • Eines der schönsten Beatles- Stücke, wie ich finde.
  • Slumber parties

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