I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together
See how they run like pigs from a gun, see how they fly
I'm crying

Sitting on a cornflake waiting for the van to come
Corporation tee-shirt, stupid bloody Tuesday
Man, you been a naughty boy, you let your face grow long
I am the eggman, we are the eggmen, I am the walrus
Goo goo g'joob

Mister city policeman sitting
Pretty little policemen in a row
See how they fly like Lucy in the sky, see how they run
I'm crying I'm crying I'm crying I'm crying

Yellow matter custard dripping from a dead dog's eye
Crabalocker fishwife, pornographic priestess
Man, you been a naughty girl, you let your knickers down
I am the eggman, we are the eggmen, I am the walrus
Goo goo g'joob

Sitting in an English garden waiting for the sun
If the sun don't come you get a tan from standing in the English rain
'cause I am the eggman, we are the eggmen, and I am the walrus
Goo goo g'joob goo goo g'joob

Expert textpert choking smokers
Don't you think the joker laughs at you ?
See how they smile like pigs in a sty, see how they snied
I'm crying

Semolina pilchards climbing up the Eiffel Tower
Elementary penguin singing Hare Krishna
Man, you should have seen them kicking Edgar Allan Poe
I am the eggman, we are the eggmen, I am the walrus
Goo goo g'joob g'goo goo g'joob goo goo g'joob g'goo goo g'joob g'goo

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I Am the Walrus Lyrics as written by Paul Mccartney John Lennon

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I Am the Walrus (The Beatles cover) song meanings
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    General CommentThis is a Beatles cover. Nobody can do it better than the Beatles...

    OzzyGurlyon August 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthough you are right saying no1 can do it like the beatles oasis can play the song well enough
    stolperon October 09, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think he's saying "Does it matter if it's out of tune? Does it matter if it's out of tune? Is you all cool?"
    Eatcarpeton July 01, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe cool thing about this 12 inch 45(if you can get the origional) is that if you play it on 33 it sounds awesome. i always felt the song was too speeded up, but on 33 its a trip in itself and you can get into the guitar stuff a lot better. but beats the origional? no way--you have to watch the video from Magical Mystery Tour to see how out-there they were in those days--long live the 60s
    Fingle Nimberson December 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOr maybe the Beatles didn't play this live because it was released in 1967 and they played their last tour in 1966.
    CocaColaon August 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWhen Oasis plays it it means, "Oh how I wish I had a fraction of the talent necessary to come close to John Lennon at his worst."

    In short, it means what all Oasis songs mean.

    The fact that they (or anybody) would cover this particular song is simply dumb. If you want to wear one of Lennon's intensely personal statements like a Halloween mask, at least pick a good one: "God," "Beautiful Boy," something like that.
    ShepherdofBeingon August 15, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAs much as i love oasis/liam. John lennon sings it better
    Jcm-93on October 19, 2008   Link
  • -1
    General Comment"Does it matter if its outta tune? No, it doesn't matter if its outta tune, coz you're cool!" Hahahahaha

    How could you miss that?
    I prefer the Oasis version to be honest
    mdeaveson June 03, 2005   Link
  • -1
    General CommentJohn Lennon is a nipple
    Foundation4lifeon December 31, 2005   Link
  • -1
    General CommentThe Beatles' version sucked, even if it was the original. Oasis just added some much-needed energy to the song.
    Captain Cornflakeon July 04, 2006   Link

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