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This is a love song written by John Lennon and based on a song his mother would sing to him as a child (photo): “Want to know a secret? Promise not to tell? We are standing by a wishing well.” (“I’m Wishing” from Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs movie).

“Hey Jude” is a song Paul McCartney wrote to comfort John Lennon’s son, Julian, during his parents’ divorce. “Hey Jude” was released in August 1968 as the first single from The Beatles’ record label Apple Records. More than seven minutes in length, “Hey Jude” was, at the time, the longest single ever to top the   Read More …

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