"How?" as written by and Lennon....
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing
How can I go forward when I don't know which way to turn
How can I go forward into something I'm not sure of
Oh no, oh no

How can I have feeling when I don't know if it's a feeling
How can I feel something if I just don't know how to feel
How can I have feelings when my feelings have always been denied
Oh no, oh no

You know life can be long
And you got to be so strong
And the world is so tough
Sometimes I feel I've had enough

How can I give love when I don't know what it is I'm giving
How can I give love when I just don't know how to give
How can I give love when love is something I ain't never had
Oh no, oh no

You know life can be long
You've got to be so strong
And the world she is tough
Sometimes I feel I've had enough

How can we go forward when we don't know which way we're facing
How can we go forward when we don't know which way to turn
How can we go forward into something we're not sure of
Oh no, oh no


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"How?" as written by John Lennon

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    General CommentThis song is one of the most underrated Lennon songs out there. It doesn't get enough credit it deserves
    Tempus Fugiton March 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHow can i be the first to post?

    This song is Lennon's best. Forget Imagine this is his best work. I dunno why ppl don't know this song.

    It covers and touches so many aspects of our lives. "How can i give love when love is something i ain't never had?"
    Kelly Joneson January 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits amazing absolutly amazing one of my all time favorites
    chunkymonkey102on February 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfucking amazing, brilliant, beautiful, lovely song. they really don't write music like they used to.
    hirezolutionon November 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's heartbreaking when he sings. "How can I have feelings when my feelings have always been denied?" It's just so true.
    Direon December 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe lyrics are great, the musicality of it: mediocre.
    Johnlennnnonon January 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of my favorites very honest song... from the genius one...
    unexplained28on January 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHow can I give love when I don't know what it is I'm giving?
    I think we all been in that postion were we just dnt know how we feel or express it and this songs relates to that. I think this song also means do I actually feel love? or is it somthing that people just say. john being confused and honest john sings what we all think. as with alot of lennon songs he tells us you just got to get on with it (You know life can be long And you got to be so strong And the world is so tough Sometimes I feel I've had enough)
    if your'e ever going through a tough time listen to lennon it makes everything beter knowing your'e not the only one. this song is potentinaly his best. listen to plastic ono band and imagine and some beatles for lennon at his best and most personal
    smokin mojoon April 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of my favourites, i like the way he says "oh no.."
    LucieFreedaon October 12, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song baiscally portraits how my life is right now
    Owlfaceon January 18, 2010   Link

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