"Jenny Wren" as written by and Paul Mccartney....
Down in the jungle, living in a tent
You don't use money, you don't pay rent
You don't ever know the time
But you don't mind

Ho, hey ho
Ho, hey ho
Ho, hey ho
Ho, hey ho

When your light is on the blink
You never think of worrying
What's the use of worrying?

When your bus has left the stop
You'd better drop your hurrying
What's the use of hurrying?

Leave me alone Mrs. Vandebilt
I've got plenty of time of my own

What's the use of worrying?
What's the use of hurrying?
What's the use of anything?

Ho, hey ho
Ho, hey ho
Ho, hey ho
Ho, hey ho

What's the use of worrying?
What's the use of hurrying?
What's the use of anything?

Ho, hey ho
Ho, hey ho
Ho, hey ho
Ho, hey ho

When your pile is on the wane
You don't complain of robbery
Run away don't bother me

What's the use of worrying?
What's the use of anything?

Leave me alone Mrs. Washington
I've done plenty of time on my own

What's the use of worrying?
What's the use of hurrying?
What's the use of anything?

Ho, hey ho
Ho, hey ho
Ho, hey ho
...



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    General Commentit's called the sequel to 'blackbird'

    quite a beautiful song and my name is jenny so i like it a bit more haha
    thebosslemuron December 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI just couldn't tell ....
    sillybunnyon February 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentStanza 1-Jenny Wren was young and naive and had a song in her heart.
    Stanza 2-Then she saw the cruelties of life and in the world and became disillusioned.
    Stanza 3-We should make an effort to be more compassionate so more young people won't become saddened by the world.
    Bryia_026on March 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt is on the end of the song that I disagree with Bryia 026: The song doesn't say that she has to make an effort, but that the world will change, one day. This is a statement of hope in mankind.
    Matrokon January 09, 2010   Link
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    Song MeaningI found this info about the song on Wikipedia:

    Jenny Wren was written in Los Angeles, and is about a character of the same name from Charles Dickens' novel Our Mutual Friend. It also refers to an English bird known as the wren, which is reported to be McCartney's favourite. McCartney wrote the tune in the same sort of finger picking style found in "Blackbird", "Mother Nature's Son" (The Beatles) and "Calico Skies" (Flaming Pie).
    Stickysenon January 22, 2010   Link

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