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WCSX Classic Cuts : Let It Be

WCSX Classic Cuts

The Beatles:
"Let It Be"

The Hook: Paul's late mother, Mary, came to him in a dream and he was inspired to write a song by the experience.

Let It Be

Year: 1970

John Lennon and Paul McCartney

Stats: Spent two weeks at number-one on the Billboard Hot 100.

Background: Paul McCartney explains that he wrote "Let It Be" at about the time The Beatles had begun the contentious recording sessions for the album of the same title. And he tells us that it was literally inspired by seeing his late mother, Mary Patricia Mullen McCartney, in a dream.

Paul McCartney on how seeing his mother in a dream inspired him to write “Let It Be” at around the time they recorded the album of the same name. OC:…to me. :27

“We were all getting a little crazy, and I’d gone to bed one night well crazy and had a dream. And she’d been in the dream, which is always lovely, you know, when people who’ve been long gone come in dreams, ‘cause you actually meet them again, even if it’s just within the confines of your own head. And she said, ‘You’ll be alright.’ She was very sort of calming and I woke up thinking, ‘I feel better about things.’ As I usually did, I started writing a song. And because she was my mother and her name was Mary, I said, ‘Mother Mary comes to me.’”

Beatles - Let It Be [1970]

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