It don’t matter if you’re by my side

This is one of my go-to songs when I’m down. The melody and lyrics are simple and true; the rhythm jaunty and jig-worthy; the video a joke, in the best possible way: George Harrison has always been my favourite Beatle and I love him here, despite that mullet; also, you gotta laugh at the fact that Tom Petty looks quite handsome next to the others (esp Dylan); and I like Orbison’s guitar in the chair when he sings the third chorus (Orbison had died of a cardiac arrest by the time the video was shot).

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