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The Beatles – The Inner Light — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

Guess what I learned today?  A very important song in The Beatles catalogue was written based upon my favorite Tao Te Ching verse, #47 (Witter Bynner’s rendering):

There is no need to run outside
For better seeing,
Nor to peer from a window. Rather abide
At the center of your being;
For the more you leave it, the less you learn.
Search your heart and see
If he is wise who takes each turn:
The way to do is to be.

Read more below and at Badfinger20’s blog.

 

This song was the B side to Lady Madonna and a terrific song and melody. This is a George Harrison song and has gone largely unnoticed. It was George’s first song to appear on a single. Harrison recorded the instrumental track for The Inner Light in India in January 1968, during the sessions for his Wonderwall Music soundtrack […]

via The Beatles – The Inner Light — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

7 thoughts on “The Beatles – The Inner Light — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

  1. Yes it is. His documentary by Scorcese showed me how he battled between light and dark all of his life. He’s a role model for what a person can achieve even with such a battle going on.

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