Taxman Lyrics

The Beatles

publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Ian Crichton, Michael Sadler, James Crichton, James Gilmour
album: Track 10 in album Revolver
release date: 1966-8-5
popularity : 7814 users have visited this page.
length: 2:41
electric guitar: George Harrison, Paul McCartney
electric bass guitar: Paul McCartney
drums: Ringo Starr
tambourine: Ringo Starr
cowbell: Ringo Starr
solo instrument: Paul McCartney
producer: George Martin
background vocals: John Lennon, Paul McCartney
lead vocals: George Harrison
composer: George Harrison
lyricist: George Harrison

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Let me tell you how it will be
There's one for you, nineteen for me
'Cause I'm the taxman, yeah, I'm the taxman

Should five per cent appear too small
Be thankful I don't take it all
'Cause I'm the taxman, yeah I'm the taxman

If you drive a car, I'll tax the street,
If you try to sit, I'll tax your seat.
If you get too cold I'll tax the heat,
If you take a walk, I'll tax your feet.

Don't ask me what I want it for
If you don't want to pay some more
'Cause I'm the taxman, yeah, I'm the taxman

Now my advice for those who die
Declare the pennies on your eyes
'Cause I'm the taxman, yeah, I'm the taxman
And you're working for no one but me.

Track Listing

  • 1 Taxman
  • 2 Eleanor Rigby
  • 3 I’m Only Sleeping
  • 4 Love You To
  • 5 Here, There and Everywhere
  • 6 Yellow Submarine
  • 7 She Said She Said
  • 8 Good Day Sunshine
  • 9 And Your Bird Can Sing
  • 10 For No One
  • 11 Doctor Robert
  • 12 I Want to Tell You
  • 13 Got to Get You Into My Life
  • 14 Tomorrow Never Knows