Albums

The Beatles Yer Blues lyrics

This site covers the original British Beatles Albums plus analyses of the lyrics of non-album tracks.






Information on how the Beatles wrote the lyrics to their songs on The Beatles (white album) can be navigated from below the album cover.

The Beatles White Album
  • Back In The USSR
  • Dear Prudence
  • Glass Onion
  • Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
  • Wild Honey Pie
  • The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill
  • While My Guitar Gently Weeps
  • Happiness Is A Warm Gun
  • Martha My Dear
  • I'm So Tired
  • Blackbird
  • Piggies
  • Rocky Racoon
  • Don't Pass Me By
  • Why Don't We Do It In The Road
  • I Will
  • Julia
  • Birthday
  • Yer Blues
  • Mother Nature's Son
  • Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey
  • Sexy Sadie
  • Helter Skelter
  • Long, Long, Long
  • Revolution
  • Honey Pie
  • Savoy Truffle
  • Cry Baby Cry
  • Can You take Me Back
  • Revolution 9
  • Good Night


  • Beatles

    Find out how the lyrics to Yer Blues By came to be written.

     

    Beatles Album: The Beatles AKA The White Album : Track 19

    Year: 1968

    Lyrics: Lennon, McCartney

    Length: 4.01


    The lyrics of the beatles yer blues were written by John Lennon and are an anguished plea for help to Yoko Ono. At this stage in life John, and the Beatles were losing direction, and john was finding it hard to cope. On top of this he had become madly in love with Yoko, yet still had some feelings of loyalty towards Cynthia.

    The reference to Mr Jones in the Yer blues lyrics refers to the Bob Dylan song ballad of a thin man.

    Prior to writing this song John had disclosed to Cynthia his relationships with other women during their marriage, and the yer blues song addresses the suicidal feelings that he had had after coming clean about his life to Cynthia.

    Individual Beatles role on yer blues

    John Lennon: Vocals, Lead guitar.

    Paul McCartney: Bass guitar.

    George Harrison: Lead guitar

    Ringo Starr: Drums

    Popular Beatle songs
  • Beatles let it be lyrics
  • yesterday lyrics Beatles
  • Beatles yellow submarine lyrics
  • Please Please Me | With The Beatles | Beatles For Sale | A Hard Days Night | Help | Rubber Soul | Revolver | Sgt Pepper | Yellow Submarine | The Beatles | Abbey Road | Let It Be | Beatles Singles

    Copyright 2006 - 2017 | Behind the Beatles Lyrics by Dean Ravenscroft