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Paul McCartney: Let Em In Meaning

Song Released: 1976


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Someone's knockin' at the door
Somebody's ringin' the bell
Someone's knockin' at the door
Somebody's ringin' the bell
Do me a favor, open the door and let 'em in

Someone's knockin' at the door
Somebody's ringin' the bell
Someone's...

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    anonymous
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    Feb 22nd, 2:58pm report


    About the Protagonist who's playing god and telling his 'door man' of his heavenly mansion to let those people in for him to see what they want, that have been ringing his bell{by doing some good works of faith while on this earth}



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    anonymous
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    Feb 13th, 2018 2:56am report


    The knocking on the door is the message of non-violence that people, like Martin Luther, preach. The door represents your mind and the knocking is asking you to have an open mind. Notice that he does not refer to Martin Luther as Reverend. The religious aspect is ignored, possibly because religious ideology has been a reason for some violence in the world.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 2nd, 2018 2:56am report


    He got tired of all the people showing up at his door after he became famous, but being the good natured guy he is, he 'let em in' and bemusedly wrote a song about it.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 15th, 2017 10:18am report


    Its two fingers up to john Lennon because he wouldn't let Paul in when he called at his flat in new York.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 19th, 2017 9:14pm report


    I thought it was about Jehovas witnesses with the mention of religious figures and yknow, people knocking at the door.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 18th, 2017 9:40am report


    I just listen - and love it not trying to interpret it !!!



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    anonymous
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    May 10th, 2017 5:20pm report


    Sister Susie is from Wake up little Susie by Phil and Don.
    Uncle Ernie is Ernie Kovac and Auntie Gin should be Auntie Em from Wizzard if Oz.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 25th, 2017 2:26pm report


    Immigrants to the US, knocking on the door of freedom, the revolutionary war fifes and drums, bicentennial 1976, multiculturalism, "let 'em in."



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    anonymous
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    Nov 14th, 2016 11:07pm report


    People who passed in his life and it's okay to let them in.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 25th, 2016 10:02am report


    Knockin on the door and ringin the bell to visit a person that can rely on..



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    anonymous
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    Oct 25th, 2016 10:02am report


    Knockin on the door and ringin the bell to visit a person that can rely on..



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    anonymous
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    Sep 18th, 2016 9:21pm report


    I think it is a drug song, and the singer is too stoned to get up and answer the door. The gentle way the song be-bops along suggests downers, or perhaps some strong weed...



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    anonymous
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    Sep 17th, 2016 9:22pm report


    I think he is singing about heavens door that they are knocking on!!!



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    anonymous
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    Feb 2nd, 2016 2:50pm report


    Demons.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 23rd, 2014 8:19pm report


    Yeah...you blokes let them in, alright. And now that they're in...the mu-slime pukes are going to cut your throats. Big mistake listening to Sir Paul. How could you have been so ignorant ?



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