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The song addresses the Bloody Sunday massacre of and is one of two on the album that addresses the contemporary Northern Ireland conflict, " The Luck of the Irish " being the other. Lennon had sympathies for the Roman Catholic Irish minority in Northern Ireland and had joined a protest in London on 11 August that attempted to pressure the British government into removing its Candle In The Wind - Claude Papesch - Hammond Electrique from Northern Ireland, shortly before Lennon moved to New York.
The lyrics of "Sunday Bloody Sunday" express Lennon's anger. And being what I am I react in four-to-the-bar with a guitar break in the middle. I don't say "My God, what's happening? We Sunday Bloody Sunday - John & Yoko* / Plastic Ono Band* - Some Time In New York City do something. It's gone. My songs are not there to be digested and pulled apart like the Mona Lisa.
If people on the street think about it, that's all there is to it. Rogan feels that the melody "left a lot to be desired". Although Urish and Bielen praise many aspects of the song, they do not feel it quite succeeds. Lines like 'You anglo pigs and scotties sent to colonise the North', 'Repatriate to Britain all of you who call it home' or worst of all 'Internment is no answer, it's those mothers' turn to burn' simply weren't worthy of Lennon, especially with his concern with racial problems, and his earlier avowed pacifism.
Lennon donated the royalties from "Sunday Bloody Sunday" to the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland. The personnel on the recording were: .
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