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John Lennon: How Do You Sleep? Meaning

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So Sgt. Pepper took you by surprise
You better see right through that mother's eyes
Those freaks was right when they said you was dead
The one mistake you made was in your head
Ah, how do you sleep?
Ah, how do you sleep at night?

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  1. anonymous
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    Dec 11th 2014 report

    After the Beatles' breakup, John is making this song to point out all Paul McCartney's flaws. He is also attempting to imply that Paul is nothing without the rest of the Beatles, saying he's just "another day".

  2. anonymous
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    May 4th 2013 report

    this song is basically saying that after the beatles paul mccartney was nothing by saying now you're just another day trying to imply that he's not not ''big'' anymore as he used to be with the beatles in the song he also says thought you learned something in the years which means that paul has no talent also it says that a pretty face can last a year or two but soon they will see what you can do which is saying soon they will see your true colors and you will be seen as nothing and unwanted.

  3. anonymous
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    Sep 6th 2011 report

    This was written for Paul McCartney after the Beatles broke up. John is asking Paul how his life is after the Beatles and joking " The Paul is Dead freaks were right about you because, you were the last one to quit the Beatles."


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