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"Yesterday" by The Beatles.

This is the cover sleeve for the US release of "Yesterday." The British version is different.

Andrew Luke
"Yesterday" was released in the USA in 1965. It is one of the most covered songs ever, with over 2,200 versions!

The Beatles - "Yesterday"

A remastered video of The Beatles performing "Yesterday."

Andrew Luke
This rather sad ballad has been listed as the greatest pop song of all time by a number of media organizations.

Lyrics for "Yesterday"

Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away.
Now it looks as though they're here to stay.
Oh, I believe in yesterday.

Suddenly I'm not half the man I used to be.
There's a shadow hanging over me.
Oh, yesterday came suddenly.

Why she had to go, I don't know, she wouldn't say.
I said something wrong, now I long for yesterday.

Yesterday love was such an easy game to play.
Now I need a place to hide away.
Oh, I believe in yesterday.

Why she had to go, I don't know, she wouldn't say.
I said something wrong, now I long for yesterday.

Yesterday love was such an easy game to play.
Now I need a place to hide away.
Oh, I believe in yesterday.

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"Yesterday" - The Beatles

Video featuring the music for "Yesterday" and onscreen lyrics. Sing along!

Andrew Luke
The first title for the song was "Scrambled Eggs." Paul McCartney claims the song melody came to him in a dream!

"Yesterday" - The Beatles

This is the single cover for "Yesterday" that was released in the UK.

Andrew Luke
The UK version of "Yesterday" by The Beatles wasn't released until 1976 - long after The Beatles had broken up (1970).
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