"Here Today" as written by and Paul Mccartney....
And if I say I really knew you well
What would your answer be?
If you were here today
Ooo ooo ooo, here today

Well, knowing you
You'd probably laugh and say
That we were worlds apart
If you were here today
Ooo ooo ooo, here today

But as for me,
I still remember how it was before
And I am holding back the tears no more
Ooo ooo ooo, I love you, ooo

What about the time we met?
Well, I suppose that you could say
That we were playing hard to get
Didn't understand a thing
But we could always sing

What about the night we cried?
Because there wasn't any reason
Left to keep it all inside
Never understood a word
But you were always there with a smile

And if I say I really loved you
And was glad you came along
And you were here today
Ooo ooo ooo, for you were in my song
Ooo ooo ooo, here today

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"Here Today" as written by Paul Mccartney

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    General CommentPaul wrote this song about John Lennon.
    LovelyRita24on August 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI cried when I first heard this song!

    It's just so beautiful! And how many times have you heard someone say "I Love You" to a friend? Especially a boy? Go Paul!!!
    handsdown4dbeatleson February 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti'm shocked no one has commented on this song... maybe not enough know about it. this song is beautiful and yes, about john lennon. paul wrote this right after the murder of john... you can tell they really loved each other. the irony is that ballroom dancer comes on next and i believe that's about how john and paul used to "fight like cats in dogs til they made it up in the ballroom" which is a metaphor for the studio... just a thought. peace.
    birdcansingon June 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthandsdown4dbeatles: For the record, I tell my best friend - a fellow male - that I love him a lot, actually. Whenever he feels down or I say something by accident that hurts him. I think that, in order to be close, dear friends have to be able to admit their love for one another - people just don't often realize that "love" doesn't necessarily mean "romance."

    Anyway, wow. This song is just so touching.
    RockRapListenon June 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commentso touching!
    i cry each time i hear this one.
    sebastianswedenon December 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is really touching.. its Paul's tribute to John.
    Occasionally when Paul sings this one in a concert he actually cries (such as the recent Amoeba Records concert) which adds to the song.
    Thanks Paul for a touching tribute to John
    Crazy_Diamondon April 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis always touches me....
    Owlfaceon January 17, 2010   Link
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    General Commentthis song is sad, but great tribute to john lennon
    elpelukinon April 28, 2011   Link
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    General Commentdefinitely about john

    anyone that knows about there relationship; knows they struggled early on to read/write music
    the meeting where they both tried to play it cool; before paul joined up with john/george

    and the grateful way paul says goodbye - really loved you and was glad you came along...

    as if the meeting between two(2) icons and friends...was simply a run into...
    just4davidon December 07, 2011   Link

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