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Released in 1991

Father - Father, Father, Father

Written by Paul McCartneyCarl Davis

Last updated on July 11, 2019

Album This song officially appears on the Liverpool Oratorio Official album.

Timeline This song was officially released in 1991

Master album

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Father, Father, Father…” is the fifth track of the fourth movement – entitled “Father” – of Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Oratorio, released in 1991.

IV: FATHER. 1959. As mourners arrive for the funeral, Shanty thinks on his confusion, fears and upset at the death of his father. He reflects and worries about the relationship they had, distressed at his father’s mortality. Finally he realises fathers are only human and asks his forgiveness.

“Liverpool Oratorio” liner notes


[Chorus (mourners)]

Father, Father, Father

[BOYS and Chorus]

Toti mundo nati





I forgive you

Will you forgive me?


You will be there

[CHIEF MOURNER and Chorus]

And your spirit will keep us moving

In the right direction

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Live performances

Father - Father, Father, Father” has been played in 2 concerts.

Latest concerts where “Father - Father, Father, Father” has been played

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