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You've Got to Hide Your Love Away (2:09)

"You've Got to Hide Your Love Away" is a song by The Beatles. It was written and sung by John Lennon (credited to Lennon/McCartney) and released on the album Help! in August 1965. The song shows the influence of the American singer Bob Dylan. The song "is just basically John doing Dylan", McCartney later said. Lennon seems to mimic Dylan's gruff vocal style: the song is in a folkish strophic form and uses a Dylanesque acoustic guitar figure in… read more

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Here I stand head in hand
Turn my face to the wall
If she's gone I can't go on
Feeling two-foot small

The Beatles - You've Got to Hide Your Love Away Lyrics

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  • Definitely one of my top five favorite Beatles songs. [7] Lennon's voice was simply incredible, this song is one of his best vocal performances. [2]
  • Dylanesque.
  • It was rumored that this was the first gay rock song, a message to Beatles manager Brian Epstein, who was gay. In the part of The Beatles Anthology, that covers Epstein's death, this song is played, giving credence to the idea that this song was indeed a song about hiding one's homosexuality. http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=72
  • Definitely one of my top five favorite Beatles songs. [6]
  • this song is about closet homosexuals during the anti-homo laws in GB, sad as fuck
  • Eddie Vedder?!?!? Please...he couldn't hold John Lennon's microphone.
  • If Bob Dylan could sing, it would sound like this haha...

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