This song is downright scary nowadays.

This oldie came on in my iTunes recently, and I was chilled to listen to the lyrics. Back in 1965 we thought nothing of it, but today is a different story. Wikipedia says that John regretted the song later and wished he had not written it.

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3 Responses to This song is downright scary nowadays.

  1. Kat with a K says:

    I was not a fan of this song then. A good reminder that words are powerful and not always in a good way.

  2. k says:

    Beatles; kings of fucked-up relationships. On the same note, I run and hide from Rolling Stones songs. “Under My Thumb,” anyone?

  3. gayle says:

    There are a lot of songs that don’t bear up under our current perspective. Sting later regretted writing “Every Breath You Take” – creepy creepy stalker song…

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