"Whatever Gets You Through The Night" as written by and John Lennon....
Whatever gets you through the night
It's all right, it's all right
It's your money or your life
It's all right, it's all right
Don't need a sword to cut through' flowers
Oh no, oh no

Whatever gets you through your life
It's all right, it's all right
Do it wrong, or do it right
It's all right, it's all right

Don't need a watch to waste your time
Oh no, oh no

Hold me, darlin', come on, listen to me
I won't do you no harm
Trust me, darlin', come on, listen to me
Come on, listen to me; come on, listen, listen

Whatever gets you to the light
It's all right, it's all right
Out of the blue, or out of sight
It's all right, it's all right
Don't need a gun to blow you mind
Oh no, oh no

Hold me, darlin', come on, listen to me
I won't do you no harm
Trust me, darlin', come on, listen to me
Come on, listen to me, come on, listen, listen


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"Whatever Gets You Thru the Night" as written by John Lennon

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    General Commenti herd this from a bootleg of lohn lennon talking. when john lennon wrote the song" what ever gets you throgh the night", he was watching tv and a minister of a chruch came on tv and seid" i don't care, what ever gets you thorgh the night", he liked it so much, he used it in his song. john loved watching the news and making songs out of curent events. everything i seid was true, i have lohn lennon saying all of this stuff
    boothster84on June 05, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"Dont need a gun to blow your mind!!!" I love that. i love John lennon's music its so sincere and just beautiful. today would have been his 64th birthday :) so i got to go hit the pipe!! peace out ya'll
    ultraviolet420on October 09, 2004   Link
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    General CommentLennon & Elton John were good friends & when Elton & Lennon co wrote this song In 1974, Elton wagered with Lennon that if the song made it to #1, Lennon would have to appear on stage with him. Lennon accepted convinced that the song would not do that well. When the song reached #1, Lennon made good on his promise by appearing on stage with Elton John at Madison Square Garden in New York. It would be Lennon's final concert appearance. Also, look for the song "Empty garden" by Elton John-it was a tribute to Lennon after he died.
    tripperfreekon December 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentElton John & Lennon were good friends, they co-wrote this song. In 1974, after they recorded it, Elton wagered with Lennon that if the song made it to #1, Lennon would have to appear on stage with him. Lennon accepted convinced that the song would not do that well. When the song reached #1, Lennon made good on his promise by appearing on stage with Elton John at Madison Square Garden in New York. It would be Lennon's final concert appearance. Also look for the song "Empty Garden" by Elton John. It's a tearjerking tribute written for Lennon after he passed.
    tripperfreekon December 11, 2004   Link
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    General Commentwow, i didnt know what tripperfreek said...
    i love this song by the way...
    its quite different from everything else---
    dani8597on June 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt was at this very concert that Yoko sat backstage, ready to take John back after the "lost weekend".
    Maggie Sausageon November 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentLove the bassline int this song. Just gets me moving every time.
    Samwiiiseon April 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt was also at this very concert that John Lennon made a terrible mess of the bathroom, because he was so nervous about performing together with Elton John since he was afraid that the homosexual crowd wouldn't accept him, that he threw up all he had eaten the entire day (according to the Philip Norman biography anyway).

    However, according to Paul McCartney in the book "Many Years From Now", John only threw up because of his drug addiction.
    sctson February 28, 2009   Link

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