"Early 1970" as written by and Richard Starkey....
Lives on a farm, got plenty of charm, beep, beep.
He's got no cows but he's sure got a whole lotta sheep.
And brand new wife and a family,
And when he comes to town,
I wonder if he'll play with me.

Laying in bed, watching tv, cookie!
With his mama by his side, she's japanese.
They scream and they cried, now they're free,
And when he comes to town,
I know he's gonna play with me.

He's a long-haired, cross-legged guitar picker, um-um.
With his long-legged lady in the garden picking daisies for his soup.
A forty acre house he doesn't see,
'Cause he's always in town
Playing for you with me.

I play guitar, a - d - e.
I don't play bass 'cause that's too hard for me.
I play the piano if it's in c.
And when I go to town I wanna see all three,
And when I go to town I wanna see all three,
And when I go to town I wanna see all three.


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"Early 1970" as written by Richard Starkey

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    General CommentYeah, it's pretty straightforward. Basically Ringo's feelings about the beginning of the post-Beatles days, just hoping they wouldn't leave him behind.

    The last verse is about himself, of course.
    bokononiston September 30, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentYeah, Definitely...

    good job!
    for the both of you.

    Well, I think that was easy to figure out.
    bear_hug20on September 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe first verse refers to Paul McCartney, the second refers to John Lennon, and the third to George Harrison.

    That's simple enough.
    majestikmoose9on August 22, 2005   Link

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