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Happiness Is a Warm Gun (2:43)

John Lennon once claimed the song was "sort of a history of rock and roll," as it features five different sections but is less than three minutes long. The song begins with a brief lilting section ("She's not a girl who misses much…"). Drums, bass and distorted guitar are introduced as this portion of the song proceeds. The surreal imagery from this section is allegedly taken from an acid trip that Lennon and Derek Taylor experienced, with Taylor contributing… read more

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The Beatles - Happiness Is a Warm Gun Lyrics


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  • Bang bang shoot shoot
  • This song is just as warm as a comfortably bed.
  • q amor
  • "Beginning in 4/4 time, the song shifts to a 3/4 time for the guitar solo in the “I need a fix…” section. This gives way to 6/8, 3/4, and 4/4 measures in the “Mother Superior…” section before returning to 4/4 for the majority of the doo-wop style ending." Gah-damn.
  • Absolutely fantastic.
  • That falsetto, every time.
  • well sex is warm ,and it's loaded with love
  • Happiness.... is a Warm Gun!
  • a penis is a warm gun
  • This song is just perfect.

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