Written by: McCartney
Recorded: August-November 1973
Producer: Paul McCartney
Released: 30 November 1973 (UK), 3 December 1973 (US)
Band On The Run
The first single to be released from the Band On The Run album,…
The following people thank Joe for this post:Sailorsam
20 August 2013
"[Jet is] a little bit about the experiences I’d had in marrying Linda. Her dad was a little old fashioned and I thought I was a little bit intimidated as a lot of young guys can be meeting the father figure... Anyway, the song starts to be about the sergeant major and it was basically my experience roughly translated.
"I never do a song with the actual words that actually happen because then that’s like a news story. '[singing] Oh Linda, I was going to see your Dad and he was intimidating.' A bit boring. So I mask it and mould it into a song, something you can sing reasonably."
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26 January 2017
That’s always the way i interpreted it, with the ecstatic “I though you was a lady suffragette!” mocking the uptight parents.
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"The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles!"
-Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues
"We could ride and surf together while our love would grow"
-Brian Wilson, Surfer Girl
14 May 2015
20 August 2013
^ Joe has that story on his page about the song.
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