",This song caused a rift between McCartney and Yoko Ono.

But there’s a reason it’s a Jupiter-sized hit. Can you imagine the daggers thrown at Paul over such self indulgence? See if you can match the song to the writer.The '70s gave us Muppets, disco and Van Halen, all which show up in this groovy quiz.A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs,This is the most covered pop song of all time, with over 3,000 versions recorded according to,This is a rather gloomy song about a guy whose girl has left and gone away. I would love to hear what the brilliant Delia Derbyshire might have done with “Yesterday”!I agree that the melody is quite similar to ” Do you want to know a secret”, a song by John, the Beatles were a rock’n’roll band, even Paul said it during “Anthology” and he felt ill at ease with “yesterday” at first. One of the most famous sold out of rock music, I don’t dislike the song at all, But I resent what it represents today. McCartney dreamed the entire melody before he put it into music.
I’ve never heard ANYONE say that before you.Sometimes I read comments on the various songs and the hatred of one member or another seems to permeate everything. Hell, yeah!

The song reached number one on the US charts. We may earn commission from links on this page, but we only recommend products we love.

McCartney never gets the credit. He said 'No, whatever we do we are not splitting up the Beatles. If you've learned something new about the band and wish to show your appreciation, why not make a small donation via PayPal?

It was great fun anticipating your next song or album back in the 60’s, and never being disappointed. But that was a secret, opposed to when McCartney did Yesterday.This is the list of the composers of the hits, (not about the lyric writer):1963 Please Please Me, Lennon, B-side Ask Me Why Lennon.1963 From Me To You, main melody Lennon, the middle part McCartney.1963 I Want To Hold Your Hand, half Lennon, B-side This Boy mainly Lennon.1965 Ticket To Ride mainly Lennon, B-side Yes It Is Lennon.1965 We Can Work It Out, half Lennon, B-side Day Tripper mainly Lennon.Lennon´s compositions even dominted the albums and the films before 1966.Somewhere I can hear George Martin say about this comment you have frequently posted elsewhere over and over :”Well, it’s certainly repetitive.”.Can someone change that record?

The song is a gem.McCartney fan suggests that Lennon and Harrison fan “should be locked up and the key thrown away” for daring to express opinion about Yesterday that doesn’t agree with his opinion. A favourite moment is the slight linger on the first time he sings ‘long’ – the consummate performance by a man proud of what he has spilled forth. Paul has talked about understanding what John was saying when John was showing him the words to Help. November 20th, 2006 was the release date of the Cirque du Soleil soundtrack “Love,” which featured the above mentioned flawless stereo mix of “Yesterday” (with an instrumental “ Blackbird ” introduction).

For ‘Yesterday’ he had said, ‘Look, why don’t you come round to my house tomorrow? Embarrassed with himself that he said the “wrong thing at the wrong time” he was ashamed and wished that he could take it back, unsay it, wished the gathering could unhear it, wished that he could go back to a time when he was complete, before the dark gloom, when his life was happy, when all was right with his world, to before his world became upside down.” Suddenly I’m not half the man I use to be, theres a shadow hanging over me”,By not dictating completely this story of loss, McCartney allows the listener to hear, feel, relate to their own experience or that of friends or love ones or even empathize with witnessing a strangers pain at the loss of love. I was sorry in a way, we'd had so many laughs about it. Remembered for the quality and stylistic diversity of their songs (mostly written by Lennon and McCartney), they achieved success with their first single ‘Love Me Do’ (1962) and went on to produce albums such as Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967). Because he was always less obviously an autobiographical song writer than John Lennon, it is always more open to conjecture.Yesterday is always mentioned as the greatest Beatles song of all time, and that shows how much people really know about the Beatles.

It has been voted the most popular “secular” song ever written.

And the singles became worse.Ray, I have no sourch, but many people think that the upclimbing melodies in Do You Want to Know A Secret, and Yesterday are similar.Yes,Baised Lennon-Harrison fan, I agree.

"Then one morning Paul woke up and the song and the title were both there, completed. Promise.A world without The Beatles would be a little less exciting, if not totally confusing, as the movie,The spare ballad about losing the one you love to mistakes that time can’t seem to fix was composed entirely by Paul McCartney and has become one of the most recorded songs of all time.