Only a Northern Song (Takes 3 and 12)
Author: George Harrison; Lead vocal: George Harrison

(take 3)
If you're listening to this song
You may think the chords are going wrong
But they're not
I just wrote it like that

When you're listening late at night
You may feel the words are not quite right
But they are
I just wrote them myself

And it doesn't really matter what chords I play
What words I say or time of day it is
As it's only a Northern song

It doesn't really matter what clothes I wear
Or how I fare or if my hair is brown
When it's only a Northern song

(take 12)
If you think the harmony
Is a little dark and out of key
Then you're correct
'Cause I sing it myself


Recorded: February 13-14 and April 20, 1967 at Abbey Road, London, England

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