Maxwell's Silver Hammer Lyrics

The Beatles

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publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: John Lennon, John Winston Lennon, Paul Mccartney, Paul James Mccartney
album: Track 3 in album Abbey Road
release date: 1969-9-26
popularity : 163 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Blues Pop
styles: Pop Rock/Classic Rock/Art Rock/Acid Rock/Hard Rock
length: 3:27
producer: George Martin
lead vocals: Paul McCartney
Hammond organ: George Martin
drums & percussion: Ringo Starr
electric guitar & electric bass guitar: George Harrison
lead vocals & background vocals: Paul McCartney
Moog & electric guitar: Paul McCartney
writer: John Lennon, Paul McCartney

Album Information

label: Apple Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Beatles Abbey Road cover art

Lyrics

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Joan was quizzical; studied pataphysical
Science in the home.
Late nights all alone with a test tube.
Oh, oh, oh, oh.

Maxwell Edison, majoring in medicine,
Calls her on the phone.
"Can I take you out to the pictures,
Joa, oa, oa, oan?"

But as she's getting ready to go,
A knock comes on the door.

Bang! Bang! Maxwell's silver hammer
Came down upon her head.

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Come Together
  • 2 Something
  • 3 Maxwell’s Silver Hammer
  • 4 Oh! Darling
  • 5 Octopus’s Garden
  • 6 I Want You (She’s So Heavy)
  • 7 Here Comes the Sun
  • 8 Because
  • 9 You Never Give Me Your Money
  • 10 Sun King
  • 11 Mean Mr. Mustard
  • 12 Polythene Pam
  • 13 She Came In Through the Bathroom Window
  • 14 Golden Slumbers
  • 15 Carry That Weight
  • 16 The End
  • 17 Her Majesty