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Crypt - And So It Was That I Had Grown

Written by Paul McCartneyCarl Davis

Album This song officially appears on the Liverpool Oratorio Official album.
Timeline This song has been officially released in 1991

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Song facts

And So It Was That I Had Grown” is the first track of the third movement – entitled “Crypt” – of Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Oratorio, released in 1991.

III: CRYPT.   1959. Shanty, now a confused teenager, goes to a Church dance in the crypt; he doubts his and God’s existence. Here, Mary Dee materialises – still dreamlike – to him again. Still he cannot see her. As he sings of his vision of the future, Mary Dee breaks the news that his father has died. Shanty is left sad and alone.

“Liverpool Oratorio” liner notes

Last updated on July 10, 2019

Lyrics

SHANTY

And so it was that I had grown
Into a youth uncertain, thrown
Amongst the lions and the lambs.
To pass the time we watched the
children dance.

Officially appears on


Liverpool Oratorio

Official album • Released in 1991

0:48 • LiveL1

Paul McCartney:
Executive producer
Eddie Klein:
Additional engineer
John Timperley:
Balance engineer
Carl Davis:
Orchestra conductor
Peter Mew:
Additional engineer, Editor
John Fraser:
Producer
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra:
Orchestra
Nic Raine:
Assistant to carl davis
Martin Astle:
Additional engineer
Tom Leader:
Additional engineer, Editor
Jerry Hadley:
Tenor

Concert From the concert in Liverpool, United Kingdom on Jun 28, 1991


Selections from Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio

Official album • Released in 1992

0:48 • LiveL1

Paul McCartney:
Executive producer
Eddie Klein:
Additional engineer
John Timperley:
Balance engineer
Carl Davis:
Orchestra conductor
Peter Mew:
Additional engineer, Editor
John Fraser:
Producer
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra:
Orchestra
Nic Raine:
Assistant to carl davis
Martin Astle:
Additional engineer
Tom Leader:
Additional engineer, Editor
Jerry Hadley:
Tenor

Concert From the concert in Liverpool, United Kingdom on Jun 28, 1991

Live performances

“Crypt - And So It Was That I Had Grown” has been played in 2 concerts.

Latest concerts where “Crypt - And So It Was That I Had Grown” has been played




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