Hey, Jude, don't make it bad,
Take a sad song and make it better.
Remember to let her into your heart,
Then you can start to make it better.

Hey, Jude, don't be afraid,
You were made to go out and get her.
The minute you let her under your skin,
Then you begin to make it better.

And anytime you feel the pain,
Hey, Jude, refrain,
Don't carry the world upon your shoulders.
For well you know that it's a fool
Who plays it cool
By making his world a little colder.

Da da da da da da da da da.
Hey, Jude, don't let me down,
You have found her, now go and get her.
Remember to let her into your heart,
Then you can start to make it better.

So let it out and let it in, hey Jude, begin,
You're waiting for someone to perform with.
And don't you know that it's just you, hey Jude you'll do,
The movement you need is on your shoulder.

Da da da da da da da da da.
Hey, Jude, don't make it bad,
Take a sad song and make it better.
Remember to let her under your skin,
Then you begin to make it better
Better, better, better, better ohhuh!
Hey Jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude
Nah, ... na, na, nananana ... nananana, hey jude


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  • +9
    General Comment

    This song was written be Paul to Julian, John and Cynthia Lennon's son. John and Cynthia had just been divorced, and Julian, being young, didn't understand what was happening between his parents, but did feel bad about it. So Paul wrote this song on his way to John's house. So in a way, this song is about divorce. This song was originally titled "Hey Jules" because of Julian's nickname, Jules, but Jude naturally sounded better. Hey Jude was probably one of John's favorite Paul songs.

    flamingpieon July 12, 2012   Link
  • +7
    General Comment

    HAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAH

    you all can have your opinions about the song from heroin to jewish people hahahah.

    but the song was originally titled "Hey Jules" the song was written by Paul to help Julian during his father (john lennon) and mother (cynthia lennon)

    but you guys are entertaining.

    the scenic worldon November 09, 2007   Link
  • +7
    My Interpretation

    For me this song is about someone, whos struggling to take the leap towards the life he wants to live and hes made for. He found a girl that he desperately wants to be with and he is afraid to make that step towards her. For he always worries about too many things, he carries the world on his shoulders even tho he is not responsible for every problem in the world. I think hes making things too complicated by thinking too much about them. He is adviced to be himself and not act cool in order to win the girl's heart. Also the change towards the desired life is all on his shoulders, saying he alone has the power to get what he seeks. He just has to take that leap. This is what this song means to me, not what McCartney or anybody said what it is about.

    linewalkeron December 02, 2012   Link
  • +4
    General Comment

    This song is advice to be able to love, let love go, and move throuh the world with an open heart, for a man. Maybe advice to julian for living as an open man.

    gunwitchon August 05, 2002   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    Actually, the song was changed twice from Hey Julian to Hey Jules to Hey Jude. It would have been one of the greatest honors to have the Beatles or just one of them write a song for you.

    song4juliaon January 21, 2002   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    No! 6 minute version is the best!

    pkjunon May 06, 2002   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    Great Song.

    John Lennon says fucking hell at around the 2:58 mark which i found preety funny.

    boost291on March 14, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    The thing that sums up this song is the lyrics and anytime you feel the pain hey jude refrain. i dont know what it is but that line sticks in my head after listening to the song

    Grandmasterwodyon May 27, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    It's worth noting that St. Jude is the patron saint of lost causes (in the RCC). It could be about having a little hope when a relationship feels like a lost cause.

    hsk712on June 16, 2012   Link
  • +2
    My Opinion

    You're waiting for someone to perform with. To me this song is about finding a good love. Anyone who's been in relationships understand how this works.

    Ahourstoryon August 27, 2012   Link

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