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John Lennon

My Mummy's Dead

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“Mother” is a song by British musician John Lennon, taken from his 1970 album John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band. An edited version of the song was released as a single, in the US only, in 1970. This version later appeared on Lennon’s 1975 compilation Shaved Fish, as well as on the 1997 compilation . The single edit of this song is significantly shorter (about 3:38) than the album version. This version cuts out the beginning tolling bells as well as some of Lennon’s more guttural screams that intensify at the ending of the song. The B-side features “Why” by Yoko Ono. Though the song is called “Mother”, it is actually a cry to both of his parents, who “abandoned” him in his childhood - father Alf Lennon left the family when John was an infant, and mother Julia was hit by a... Read on...

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More songs by John Lennon (See Charts): Nobody Loves You (When You're Down And Out), Cleanup Time, I’m Losing You, Angela, Sweet Little Sixteen, To Know Her Is To Love Her, You Can't Catch Me, New York City, Only People, and Here We Go Again.

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