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Beautiful Boy by John Lennon

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John Winston Lennon was one of the founding musicians, singers, and songwriters to the massively popular group the Beatles. With worldwide fame, monolithic commercial success, and popularity as a member of one of the most celebrated and revered bands of all time, Lennon’s contributions to music as a band mate in the Beatles and as a solo artist are unmatched by many. With eighteen years in the spotlight of fame, both as a musician and political activist, when Lennon retired from the group to concentrate on his family, the world waited. When he passed away in 1980, the world wept yet Lennon’s craft in music, writing, and art is a testimony to his enduring talent and legacy.

“Close your eyes
Have no fear
The monster’s gone
He’s on the run and your daddy’s here

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful
Beautiful boy
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful
Beautiful boy

Before you go to sleep
Say a little prayer
Every day in every way
It’s getting better and better

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful
Beautiful boy
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful
Beautiful boy

Out on the ocean sailing away
I can hardly wait
To see you come of age
But I guess we’ll both just have to be patient
‘Cause it’s a long way to go
A hard row to hoe
Yes it’s a long way to go
But in the meantime

Before you cross the street
Take my hand
Life is what happens to you
While you’re busy making other plans

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful
Beautiful boy
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful
Beautiful boy

Before you go to sleep
Say a little prayer
Every day in every way
It’s getting better and better

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful
Beautiful boy
Darling, darling darling
Darling Sean”