I first heard of the Beatles when I was nine years old. I spent most of my holidays on Merseyside then, and a local girl gave me a bad publicity shot of them with their names scrawled on the back. The funny thing is that parents and all their friends from Liverpool were also curious and proud about this local group.
It was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney , who later disagreed over the extent of their respective contributions to the song. Lennon credited the harmony and bridge to McCartney, while McCartney claimed the entire musical structure. George Martin contributed the piano solo bridge, which was sped up to sound like a harpsichord. According to Lennon, "In My Life" was his "first real major piece of work" because it was the first time he penned personal lyrics about his own life.
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John Lennon — Paul McCartney. The lyrics became all the more potent and poignant as we all exchanged accounts of how his music had touched our lives. And not only musically, but lyrically as well. This chapter is written with the intention of presenting the facts using all of the known information up to this point. That being said, and unfortunately with John Lennon interviews that only go as far as without the ability to substantiate anything in print from Paul after that, both accounts will be discussed below to allow the reader to make his own determination. Songwriting History.
There are places I remember All my life, though some have changed Some forever, not for better Some have gone and some remain. All these places had their moments With lovers and friends, I still can recall Some are dead, and some are living In my life, I've loved them all. But of all these friends and lovers There is no one compares with you And these memories lose their meaning When I think of love as something new. Though I know I'll never lose affection For people and things that went before I know I'll often stop and think about them In my life, I love you more. Em alta:.