While My Guitar Gently Weeps

This video is a beautiful tribute to George Harrison and the Beatles. When I listened to this song recently (after many years) I was amazed with the words. They are rich with meaning, and there is a lamenting here over the lack of love in our world for one another. I especially like the line of “I see the love there that’s sleeping.” It is deeply spiritual, and compassionate. Here are the words to it:

I look at you all see the love there that’s sleeping,

while my guitar gently weeps,

I look at the floor and I see it needs sweeping,

still my guitar gently weeps.

I don’t know why nobody told you,

how to unfold your love,

I don’t know how someone controlled you,

they bought and sold you.

I look at the world and I notice it’s turning,

while my guitar gently weeps,

with every mistake we must surely be learning,

still my guitar gently weeps.

Well…I don’t know how you were diverted,

you were perverted too,

I don’t know how you were inverted,

no one alerted you.

I look at you all see the love that’s sleeping,

while my guitar gently weeps,

look at you all,

still my guitar gently weeps.

Blessings to everyone and PEACE!

Commentary © Copyright 2015, nicodemasplusthree

lyrics by George Harrison

video from youtube

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10 thoughts on “While My Guitar Gently Weeps

  1. I’ve always liked this, and I’ve always been amazed at how advanced most of the Beatles’ lyrics are, considering they were only in their 20s when writing. Wonderful stuff.

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