John Lennon : Mother [John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band, 1970] [reblog]

from Oannes *
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Η μεγάλη στιγμή του John Lennon της μετα-Beatles εποχής, και μια απ’ τις σπάνιες, όπως θα ‘πρεπε, φορές που η λέξη “συγκλονιστικό” κρατάει πεισματικά το νόημά της. Ένα τραγούδι όπου το αίσθημα της ανείπωτης οδύνης δίνεται σε κλίμακα ματζόρε, ταυτισμένη με το αίσθημα της χαράς. [φωτό: το μωρό-Lennon και η μητέρα του, Julia]

John Lennon‘s big moment of the post-Beatles era, and one of the rare, as it should be, times when the word “overwhelming” stubbornly keeps its meaning. A song where the feeling of unspeakable sorrow is given on a major scale, identified with joy. [photo: baby-Lennon and his mother, Julia]

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❝ Mother, you had me
But I never had you
I, I wanted you
You didn’t want me
So, I
I just got to tell you
Goodbye
Goodbye
Father, you left me
But I never left you
I needed you
You didn’t need me
So, I
I just got to tell you, mm
Goodbye
Goodbye
Children, don’t do
What I have done
I couldn’t walk
And I tried to run
So, I
I just got to tell you
Goodbye
Goodbye
Mama don’t go
Daddy come home
Mama don’t go
Daddy come home
Mama don’t go
Daddy come home
Mama don’t go
Daddy come home
Mama don’t go
Daddy come home
Mama don’t go
Daddy come home
Mama don’t go
Daddy come home
Mama don’t go
Daddy come home
Mama don’t go
Daddy come home
Mama don’t go
Daddy come home ❞

Enjoy!


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Happy Mother’s Day!