"Helter Skelter" as written by John Winston Lennon and Paul James Mccartney....
When I get to the bottom I go back to the top of the slide
Where I stop and I turn and I go for a ride
Till I get to the bottom and I see you again

Do, don't you want me to love you
I'm coming down fast but I'm miles above you
Tell me, tell me, tell me, come on tell me the answer
Well, you may be a lover but you ain't no dancer

Helter skelter, helter skelter
Helter skelter

Will you, won't you want me to make you
I'm coming down fast but don't let me break you
Tell me, tell me, tell me the answer
You may be a lover but you ain't no dancer

Look out
Helter skelter, helter skelter
Helter skelter
Look out, 'cause here she comes

When I get to the bottom I go back to the top of the slide
And I stop and I turn and I go for a ride
And I get to the bottom and I see you again, yeah, yeah

Well do you, don't you want me to make you
I'm coming down fast but don't let me break you
Tell me, tell me, tell me your answer
You may be a lover but you ain't no dancer

Look out
Helter skelter, helter skelter
Helter skelter

Look out, helter skelter
She's coming down fast
Yes, she is
Yes, she is
Coming down fast

(I've got blisters on my fingers)


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"Helter Skelter" as written by Paul Mccartney John Lennon

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    General Commenti just checked out "helter skelter" and i didn´t like, what i read, so i decided to sign up and place a comment to put things right...

    now read - all who are interested in how this song is related to the manson family:

    it is not true, that the beatles got inspiered by the murders - FACT!!!

    charles manson believed that the beatles were sending him messages through their songs. he saw a race-war coming up between blacks and whites - of which he preached to his disciples, the so called "manson family".
    he gave this war the name "helter-skelter" named after the song.
    in the song he heard machineguns and pigs. when he realized, that his "helter-skelter-war" wouldn´t start, he decided to start it by himself. he went out with the family to commit the murders. the murderers stole a wallet in the polanski´s house and it was dropped in a toilet in a petrol-station in a "black area". then - so he thought -the war would start. he believed, that the blacks would win the war and kill all the white population. he and his family would escape and hide under the earth surface in the "bottomless pit" (described in the bible) which he saw located in death valley. after a long period of time the children of the family would arise out of the bottomless pit, kill all the blacks and then rule the world.

    there is a lot more to this story but this version is enough for you to know.

    all the beatles wanted to do with this song is to outrock pete townsend - THAT´S ALL

    peace!!!!!!, fnord
    SNAFU - Fnordon April 30, 2002   Link

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