Wah-wah
You've given me a wah-wah
And I'm thinking of you
And all the things that we used to do
Wah-wah, wah-wah

Wah-wah
You made me such a big star
Being there at the right time
Cheaper than a dime
Wah-wah, you've given me your
Wah-wah, wah-wah

Oh, you don't see me crying
Oh, you don't hear me sighing

Wah-wah
I don't need no wah-wah
And I know how sweet life can be
If I keep myself free, wah-wah
I don't need no wah-wah

Oh, you don't see me crying
Hey baby, you don't hear me sighing
Oh, no, no, no, no

Wah-wah
Now I don't need no wah-wahs
And I know how sweet life can be
If I keep myself free of wah-wah
I don't need no wah-wah

Wah-wah, wah-wah, wah-wah
Wah-wah, wah-wah, wah-wah
Wah-wah, wah-wah


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    its about the beatles during the recording of Let It Be. The wah-wah meaning a headache. Atleast thats how he explained it in his book, I ME Mine.

                               RIP<3
    ultraviolet420on June 22, 2004   Link
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    To me, the song has something (but only something, not everything) to do with Harrisons love of guitars (or music in general). Earlier, he wrote a song about all kind of things happening while his guitar gently wept; this time the wah-wah-guitar features. I didn't know that wah-wah meant a headache. Did George come up with this meaning? Did the wah-wah sound coming out of a guitar cause Georges head to ache? The song is a good one to open a show with (as George did on - the interesting part of - the concert for Bangladesh). Maybe 'wah-wah' was just the combination of sounds that this kind of song needed to make it grand. Maybe George only added a meaning to it when he tried to write some lyrics around this 'wah-wah' chorus.

    Krtskion February 08, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    George stormed out of a Let It Be session after arguing with Paul, went home, and wrote this.

    Lemmonon October 18, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    if that was your idea of a joke, that sucked

    Freddie77on May 13, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    now you're giving him too much credit lol

    Freddie77on May 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
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    ya im reading the book. its awesome. he was a great man.

    apple scruffon July 04, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    i get this song as George giving up drugs. "i dont need no wah-wah" "all the things that we used to do" "cheaper than a dime" etc.

    Festizioon February 27, 2005   Link
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    This song is awesome.

    Lemmonon February 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I agree with Krstki I thought it was about how his guitar playing made him famous and how he doesn't need it anymore.

    rooze1992on September 06, 2006   Link
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    It's supposedly about Paul McCartney when the Betales were falling apart. It makes sense for the "you made me such a big star" line and such but the wah-wah part im not sure how it can relate to Paul.

    jhendrix516on September 27, 2006   Link

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