The Paul McCartney Project

Father - Father, Father, Father

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

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

Last updated on July 11, 2019

Lyrics

[Chorus (mourners)]
Father, Father, Father

[BOYS and Chorus]
Toti mundo nati

[Chorus]
Father
(Ah)

[SHANTY]
I forgive you
Will you forgive me?

[CHIEF MOURNER]
You will be there

[CHIEF MOURNER and Chorus]
And your spirit will keep us moving
In the right direction

Officially appears on


Liverpool Oratorio

Official album • Released in 1991

4:12 • LiveL1

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


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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