"Let It Be" is a song by The Beatles, released in March 1970 as a single, and as the title track of their album Let It Be. Although credited to Lennon/McCartney it is generally accepted to be a Paul McCartney composition.
The single reached #1 in the U.S., Australia, Italy, Norway and Switzerland and #2 in the UK.
It was the final single released by The Beatles while the band was still active.
McCartney said he had the idea…
When I find myself in times of trouble
Mother Mary comes to me
Speaking words of wisdom, let it be