The Beatles Martha My Dear lyrics

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    Find out how the lyrics to Martha My Dear came to be written.


    Beatles Album: The Beatles AKA The White Album : Track 9

    Year: 1968

    Lyrics: Lennon, McCartney

    Length: 2.28

    The lyrics to the Martha my dear song were written by Paul McCartney and the name inspired by his dog. The song is yet another one written about Paul's love for Jane Asher. The song is basically asking Martha (Jane) to come back to him and get married, after he had yet again cheated on her.

    At this time Paul had met Linda McCartney, and this period signifies the last of many songs that Paul wrote for Jane.

    Individual Beatles role on Martha my dear

    John Lennon: Bass guitar

    Paul McCartney: Vocals, Piano

    George Harrison: Lead guitar

    Ringo Starr: Drums

    Other: Stings, Brass

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