And Your Bird Can Sing

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Tell me that you've got ev'rything you want,
and your bird can sing,
but you don't get me,
you don't get me.

You say you've seen seven wonders,
and your bird is green,
but you can't see me,
you can't see me.

When your prized possessions
start to weigh you down,
look in my direction,
I'll be 'round, I'll be 'round.

When your bird is broken,
will it bring you down?
You may be awoken,
I'll be 'round, I'll be 'round.

You tell me that you've heard ev'ry sound there is,
and your bird can swing,
but you can't hear me.
You can't hear me.

And Your Bird Can Sing / The Birds Will Be Singing
Written byJohn Lennon and Paul McCartney
Performed byElvis Costello
ReleasedJune 24, 2022 (digital)
Various Artists collectionsFor the Birds: The Birdsong Project

First known performance:
May 28, 2008, Los Angeles, CA - snippet in medley with No Hiding Place
May 7, 2011, Reno, NV - first full performance
Last known performance:
September 30, 2011, Huntington, NY
     (12 known performances, 3 as a snippet)

For The Birds: The Birdsong ProjectFor the Birds The Birdsong Project album cover.jpg

Recordings by other artists

 Artist  Year  Release  Links
The Beatles  1966 Revolver AllMusicWikipedia
 Guadalcanal Diary  1987 2X4 AllMusicWikipedia
The Jam  1992 Extras AllMusicWikipedia
 Helmet  2010 Seeing Eye Dog AllMusicWikipedia

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