"Dear Yoko" as written by and John Lennon....
A-one, two, a-one, two, three, four!

We-e-e-e-ell, ven after all these years
I miss you when you're not here
I wish you were here, my dear, Yoko

Even if it's just a day
I miss you when you're away
I wish you were here today, dear Yoko

Even if it's just one night
I miss you and it don't feel right
I wish you were here tonight, dear Yoko

Even if it's just an hour
I wilt just like a fading flower
Nothing in the world like our love, dear Yoko

Oh, Yoko!
I'll never-ever-ever-ever gonna let you go
Oh, Yoko!
I'll never-ever-ever-ever gonna let you go

Oh!

Even when I'm miles at sea
And nowhere is the place to be
Your spirit's watching over me, dear Yoko

Even when I watch T.V.
Hole where you're supposed to be
There's nobody lying next to me, dear Yoko

Oh, Yoko!
I'll never-ever-ever-ever gonna let you go
Oh, Yoko!
I'll never-ever-ever-ever gonna let you go

Even after all this time
I miss you like the sun don't shine
Without you I'm a one-track mind, dear Yoko

Look out, after all is really said and done
The two of us are really one
The gods have really smiled upon our love, dear Yoko

Oh, oh, oh, oh!


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"Dear Yoko" as written by John Lennon

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    General Commentvery sweet, and also quite jubilant. that's all i can say. Lack of inspiration, y'see
    pumkinhedon November 19, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think it's a very nice song, it coud have been a hit if John Lennon erased the word Yoko from it. It's one of my favourites from the "Double Fantasy" album, nice melody, nice lyrics, i think it's great. And I think it's the best song than John made talkin' about Yoko, because Oh Yoko! wasn't too brilliant.
    HaiZuKion September 14, 2005   Link
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    General CommentPeople judge Yoko too harshly. Although I have heard as many bad things abuot her as the next person, we really have no idea what is fact or fiction. This song is so adorable, and if john loved her, I think we can accept her.
    Johnlennnnonon March 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti agree with you

    everyone i know doesn't like yoko

    but i do accept her, if john lennon loved her
    and her standing up for human rights and peace is awesome
    vintagebeautyon June 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYoko's been the target of a crapload of racism and sexism. The '60s may be remembered as a time of revolution and liberation but it was still horribly hidebound (it's not really much better now but I digress). The thought that everyone's favourite lad hero could allow himself to be influenced by a Japanese-American feminist conceptual artist was horrifying to some people. Never mind that part of being in love is being able to see things from your beloved's perspective, or that John had always been quite fond of the avant-garde.
    Maggie Sausageon November 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commentaww...that such a sweet song that he dedicate it to his wife.
    Breakingbenjaminfanon November 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commentis it me, or did yoko really change john? or maybe she didnt change him at all...maybe she just brought out his inner-hippie. hahha. the songs he wrote after the beatles are completley different. seems to me that the beatles' music was really fun, but his solo music was so much more serious and the messages were so much deeper. he did some great solo songs, but idk...he just seemed so much more "free" in the beatles, like he had no cares and everything was just happy.

    dfjnhwejkalj someone please tell me if im COMPLETLEY wrong or not ahah (: i wannnnnnntt to hear what you think!
    Revolutiiionon December 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think he changed with age, and while Yoko didn't change him per se, she encouraged him to pursue certain creative avenues (or, as you said, brought out his inner hippie). There was a reason they got together in the first place, after all, and I like to think it was because they had a lot in common despite the superficial differences.
    Maggie Sausageon March 13, 2008   Link
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    General Commentdude what the fuck. I just heard this song like right now and shit. and it's sooo damn amazing. it's a cute little fast love song. it's unique and very catchy.
    69twiggzon June 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI really can't stand Yoko, but I do respect her and I can kinda see why John loved her. This is a cute song, either way. <3
    JohnLennonGroupieon October 18, 2009   Link

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