As a successor to “A Day in the Life” with its two, two, two songs in one, “Happiness is a Warm Gun” ups the ante and offers segments of four different songs all within 2 minutes and 44 seconds.
1) She’s not a girl who misses much
2)I need a fix
3) Mother Superior jumped the gun
4) Happiness is a warm gun
The end result is a remarkable achievement in the history of The Beatles. The song moves seamlessly between beauty and gritty. Tension builds, and is released in a mock “doo-wop” ending. It remains one of the coolest songs they ever did.
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