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    Find out how the lyrics to the beatles song No Reply came to be written.

     

    Beatles Album: A Hard Days Night: Track 1

    Year: 1964

    Lyrics: Lennon and McCartney

    Length: 2.15


    Another song by John Lennon where the lyrics reflect jealousy and betrayal, No Reply tells the story of being jilted by a girl who has ran off with another boy. According to John the song is based upon Silhouettes by Robert Crewe and Frank Slaye, in which a boy realises that he is being cheated on when he sees the silhouettes of his girlfriend with another boy behind the curtains.

    The lead singing on no reply is mainly done by John Lennon, who is double tracked. George and Paul joined in with the harmony vocals, and George Martin joined in with the Beatles buy playing the guitar.

    Individual Beatles role on No Reply

    John Lennon: Lead vocals, Acoustic guitar.

    Paul McCartney: Harmony vocals, Bass guitar.

    George Harrison: Harmony vocals, Lead Guitar

    Ringo Starr: Drums

    George Martin: Piano

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