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John Lennon: "Whatever Gets You Through the Night"
The Hook: Clever enough to go to number-one.
Album: Walls and Bridges
Writer: John Lennon
Stats: Topped the Billboard Hot 100
Background: "Whatever Gets You Through the Night" was Lennon's only number-one solo single in the U.S. Yoko Ono tells why she thinks it topped the charts.
Yoko Ono on John Lennon’s “Whatever Gets You Thru the Night.” OC:…it did. :10
”Very clever song -- very. And, in fact, it’s the kind of song that would go to number-one, you know, hit number one. And it did.”
John Lennon ~ Whatever Gets You Through The Night