The Beatles: 10 Best Solo Songs

9. Working Class Hero – John Lennon


A simple acoustic masterpiece which finds Lennon getting rather insightful, with commentary on the western world’s class divisions.

The B-side of a notably more popular Lennon song that will be mentioned later, Working Class Hero is wonderfully Bob Dylan-ish and is a fantastic ode to working class life. Lennon took some flak for it upon its release, with many quick to point out that as a rock star he was not quite working class, let alone a working class hero, but they’re the only criticisms that can be fairly levelled this songs way, because both musically and lyrically it is top, top notch.

    1. Paul February 7, 2016
    2. Darrell February 19, 2016
    3. Johnny May 13, 2016

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