Head on the wall
And my piss hardly makes the stall
And this time it's not an act
This time I swear it's fact

Now I ramble on
About that girl who's gone
And I tried teaching her guitar
Now she's standing at the bar

She tells me her favourite song
And I say,
"Yeah, that's a good one"

She says it follows her around
Well, no shit
It's by The Beatles

I'm so lost
And I live just around the corner
Well, here's a thought
Get Frank McCourt to write the foreword

I'm John Lennon
In '67
I'm John Lennon
In '67
I'm John Lennon
In '67
I'm John Lennon
In '67

Adam's in love again
And the good rev wants to jam instead
Morgan's hearing none of it
She says we're doing it again

The neighbourhood's up in arms
They're trying to shut down all the bars
When everyone's a private eye
They're hiding in the bushes every night

The cats square off in the street
The dogs go through the garbage

You wanna stay for the night tonight?
Well, I know all about platonic
Honey

I'm so lost
And I live just around the corner
Well, here's a thought
Get Frank McCourt to write the foreword

I'm John Lennon
In '67
I'm John Lennon
In '67
I'm John Lennon
In '67
I'm John Lennon
In '67

Head on the wall
And my piss hardly makes the stall
And this time it's not an act

I'm so lost
And I live just around the corner
Well, here's a thought
Get Frank McCourt to write the foreword

I'm John Lennon
In '67
I'm John Lennon
In '67
I'm John Lennon
In '67
I'm John Lennon
In '67


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  • +2
    Song MeaningAnd “John Lennon” isn’t about the Beatles, it’s about a guy walking around a student neighborhood in Hamilton and trying to make sense of it all, everything that’s going on around him. The analogy is to John Lennon in ’67 trying to find himself after breaking away from the Beatles and started getting involved in eastern philosophy, when he went through more of his experimental days. (Laughs) That’s what the joke is, but we’re big Beatles fans and it’s sort of a nerdy reference to that.

    - from an interview on waytooloud.com
    xangelaon June 06, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHis performance here in Hamilton literally breaks down the song, during the song: youtube.com/…
    Mike53421on December 11, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's not "six to seven", it's '67.
    It seems like the song is about John Lennon from the Beatles, unless maybe they're making some type of analogy. Anyway, the song sounds like it's about John Lennon on drugs, and since his brain is all messed up from them, he can't use the bathroom properly or find his house even though it's right around the corner.
    Kristoffersonon March 20, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLove this song, and this band. John Lennon's one of my favorites from them, I think.

    Corrections:
    Head on the wall...
    And my piss hardly makes the stall,
    And this time it's not an act.
    This time I swear it's fact.

    Now I ramble on,
    About that girl who's gone;
    And I tried teaching her guitar,
    Now she's standing at the bar.

    She tells me her favourite song,
    And I say, "Yeah, that's a good one..."
    She says it follows her around.
    No shit, it's by the Beatles.

    I'm so lost,
    And I live just around the corner.
    Well, here's a thought,
    Get Frank McCourt to write the foreword.

    And I'm John Lennon, in '67.
    I'm John Lennon, in '67.
    I'm John Lennon, in '67.
    I'm John Lennon, in '67.

    Adam's in love again.
    And the good Rev wants to jam instead.
    Morgan's hearing none of it.
    She says we're doing it again.

    The neighbourhood's up in arms.
    They're trying to shut down all the bars
    When everyone's a private eye -
    They're hiding in the bushes every night.

    The cats square off in the street,
    The dogs go through the garbage.
    You wanna stay for the night tonight?
    Well I know all about platonic, honey.

    I'm so lost,
    And I live just around the corner.
    Well, here's a thought,
    Get Frank McCourt to write the foreword.

    And I'm John Lennon, in '67.
    I'm John Lennon, in '67.
    I'm John Lennon, in '67.
    I'm John Lennon, in '67.

    Head on the wall...
    And my piss hardly makes the stall,
    And this time it's not an act.

    I'm so lost,
    And I live just around the corner.
    Well, here's a thought,
    Get Frank McCourt to write the foreword.

    And I'm John Lennon, in '67.
    I'm John Lennon, in '67.
    I'm John Lennon, in '67.
    I'm John Lennon, in '67.
    CaptainHammeron June 03, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhat is this song exactly about? Is it really about John Lennon or something else?
    DominicJozwikon May 11, 2010   Link

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