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Nov 19

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Mere mention of the old Beatles classic sets my mental jukebox a-spinnin’:

Yesterday,

All my troubles seemed so far away

But now it seems 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

I keep it confined to my head, of course.  The last time I busted out in unbridled song all the small animals fled my neighbourhood and didn’t come back for weeks.

Dreamt up whole-cloth by Paul McCartney one night in 1965, Yesterday is a meaningless ditty about shattered romance.

For many, though, it’s an anthem for hard times. Read the rest of this entry »