Eleanor Rigby

The Beatles – Eleanor Rigby

Revolver 1966

Lennon/McCartney)

Ah, look at all the lonely people
Ah, look at all the lonely people

Eleanor Rigby picks up the rice in the church where a wedding has been
Lives in a dream
Waits at the window, wearing the face that she keeps in a jar by the door
Who is it for?

All the lonely people
Where do they all come from ?
All the lonely people
Where do they all belong ?

Father McKenzie writing the words of a sermon that no one will hear
No one comes near.
Look at him working. darning his socks in the night when there’s nobody there

What does he care?

All the lonely people
Where do they all come from?
All the lonely people
Where do they all belong?

Eleanor Rigby died in the church and was buried along with her name
Nobody came
Father McKenzie wiping the dirt from his hands as he walks from the grave
No one was saved

All the lonely people
Where do they all come from?
All the lonely people
Where do they all belong?

4 comments on “Eleanor Rigby

  1. I have to say, from what I’ve seen so far I love your musical taste! I grew up with The Beatles being loudly played in the house since a young age, and this was one of the songs I couldn’t help but always stop and just pay attention to the lyrics…you know those songs… :p

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