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The Beatles – Come Together Lyrics 8 years ago
The song is about the Beatles feeling towards eachother. during a weak time, George brought up the Yogi and the phrase "Come Together right now over me" is an excerpt from the script telling them to use this song to build their bonds again and unite as one.

Each verse is dedicated to a Beatle:

Verse 1: "Here come old flattop, he come grooving up slowly
He got joo-joo eyeball, he one holy roller
He got hair down to his knee
Got to be a joker he just do what he please"

This verse is obviously Ringo. Ringo's old school drum beats ("Flat top" refering to the old hair cut in the mid 1900's) were off at first with the rest of the band, but in time he got better and better ("Groovin' up slowly"). "he got hair down to his knee," is a joke about his shaggy look when he first joined the group and since he's sitting down playing the drums his hair wouldnt quite reach his knees but you get the riff. "Got to be a joker he just do what he please," Refers to him being the goof of the quad-squad.

Verse 2: "He wear no shoeshine, he got toe-jam football
He got monkey finger, he shoot Coca-Cola
He say, "I know you, you know me"
One thing I can tell you is you got to be free
Come together right now over me"

Did someone say George? "He wear no shoeshine," well lets face it, George wasnt fancy and liked the bare foot thing. "He got toe-jam foot ball," Soccor was a sport usually practiced outside the temples where the Yogi was practiced. "He got monkey finger," George was extreeeeeemly dextrous and learned many stringed instruments with ease. "He say,' i know you, you know me'etc..." another refrence to the Yogi.

Verse 3: "He bag production, he got walrus gumboot
He got Ono sideboard, he one spinal cracker
He got feet down below his knee
Hold you in his armchair, you can feel his disease
Come together right now over me"

This is the most obvious one... give up? really??! It's John! Duh! "he bad production," refers to john constantly would stopthe recordings and piss off all the rest of the band. "He got walrus gumboot," John wrote 'I am the walrus" and kept making songs like that and refused to change his style, thus upsetting the rest of the band. "He got Ono sideboard," a side board is a court term refering to pulling to the side or distracting. Yoko Ono would pull John away from the band and Is believed to be the downfall of the band. "he one spinal cracker," a term related to "braking my back," John would constantly argue with the band mates adn "brake thier backs." "He got feet down below his knee," John refused to be openminded or "get on his knees" He wass stubborn and stood up, refusing to kneel to anyone.
"Hold you in his arm chair you can feel his disease," Anyone who really knew John, or even got close to him, you knew something was wrong physically with him, depression, anger, etc. etc..

Verse 4:"He roller-coaster, he got early warning
He got muddy water, he one mojo filter
He say, "One and one and one is three"
Got to be good-looking because he's so hard to see
Come together right now over me "

Last but not least, Paul! "He roller-coaster," Paul was very emotional and would change all the time on everything whether it be a song or feelings. "He got early warning," Early in, the rest of the guys knew that Paul was going to be a problem so they warned him. "He got muddy water," A referance to Pauls changing facination to the band "Muddy Waters," Bluesy style. "he one mojo filter," Paul was very persuasive and would make the rest of the members bend to his will. "He say 'one and on and one is three'," Is a referance to Paul trying to constantly tell the rest of the band that even witout him, the band could survive. "Got to be good-looking because he's so hard to see," Paul was the "cute" one of the group and was also very hard to get along with and read as aperson.

WEllllll, thats my interpretation, i hopee it was helpful and clear things up.

P.S. sorry for typos, my comp is acting weird and it's hard to type :)

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