Let It Be
Ike & Tina Turner Lyrics


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When I find myself in times of trouble
Mother Mary comes to me
Speaking words of wisdom, let it be.
And in my hour of darkness
She is standing right in front of me
Speaking words of wisdom, let it be.
Let it be, let it be.
Whisper words of wisdom, let it be.

And when the broken hearted people
Living in the world agree
There will be an answer, let it be.
For though they may be parted there is
Still a chance that they will see
There will be an answer, let it be.
Let it be, let it be. Yeah
There will be an answer, let it be.

And when the night is cloudy,
There is still a light that shines on me,
Shine on until tomorrow, let it be.
I wake up to the sound of music
Mother Mary comes to me
Speaking words of wisdom, let it be.
Let it be, let it be.
There will be an answer, let it be.




Let it be, let it be,
Whisper words of wisdom, let it be.

Overall Meaning

The song "Let It Be" by Ike & Tina Turner is a cover of The Beatles’ song of the same name. It is a song about finding wisdom and peace in times of trouble. The opening verse speaks of Mother Mary coming to the singer in times of trouble, speaking words of wisdom and telling the person to let things be. This could be interpreted as either a reference to the Virgin Mary or Paul McCartney's mother, Mary, who had passed away when he was only 14 years old. The use of this figure is meant to symbolize guidance and comfort during difficult times.


In the second verse, the song turns its focus to those who have been broken-hearted and are suffering in the world. The lyrics suggest that there will be an answer to their problems if they let things be and have faith that things will work out. The third verse speaks of finding light in the darkness, with the light acting as a source of guidance and hope for the future. The song’s message is that in times of trouble or uncertainty, it is best to let things be and trust that things will work out in the end.


Line by Line Meaning

When I find myself in times of trouble
Whenever I confront a difficult situation


Mother Mary comes to me
I feel comforted by a maternal presence


Speaking words of wisdom, let it be.
Uttering a phrase that holds significant meaning, reminding me to accept what I cannot control.


And in my hour of darkness
During my lowest periods


She is standing right in front of me
I am never alone in my struggles


Speaking words of wisdom, let it be.
Providing me with insight to accept a situation and move forward.


Let it be, let it be.
Encouraging me to let go of my worries and trust that everything will work out.


Whisper words of wisdom, let it be.
Quietly remind me of a valuable lesson


And when the broken hearted people
When people experiencing heartbreak


Living in the world agree
When people collectively acknowledge a situation


There will be an answer, let it be.
A solution or resolution will manifest itself if we let go of our burdens.


For though they may be parted there is
Even if these individuals are physically separated


Still a chance that they will see
There is still hope that understanding will come


There will be an answer, let it be.
Everything works out in the end.


Let it be, let it be. Yeah
Be content with where you are, and everything will work out.


There will be an answer, let it be.
Regardless of the specifics, there will be a resolution.


And when the night is cloudy,
When things are particularly challenging and difficult to see through.


There is still a light that shines on me,
There is always something to hold onto, no matter how dark things appear.


Shine on until tomorrow, let it be.
Continue to guide me until the new day arrives.


I wake up to the sound of music
I begin each day feeling rejuvenated and hopeful.


Mother Mary comes to me
My maternal guide remains by my side.


Speaking words of wisdom, let it be.
Drop your fears and trust the path you're on.


Let it be, let it be.
Be content with what you have and where you are.


There will be an answer, let it be.
Everything will work out as it should.


Let it be, let it be,
Don't hold on to things out of your control.


Whisper words of wisdom, let it be.
Let the truth guide you.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: John Lennon, Paul McCartney

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@ceebee9629

Why is it that everywhere you look you can't find the actual Lyrics Tina sings in this version of Let it be?

When I find myself in times of trouble
Evil thoughts they come to me
Taking away my wisdom, but I let it be

When prejudiced people finally agree
Open their eyes and they will see
Gotta be an answer
If they'll let it be

Let it be, let it be, let it be, there wil be an answer if they'll let it be

When things are dark and its hard to see
Trouble seems to want to follow me
But I remember my words of wisdom
Let it be

Although its hard
There's still a chance
A chance that they all will see
That we could live together
If they'll let it be

Let it be, let it be, let it be, lord let it be, there will be an answer if we'll let it be

If they'd learned to love is to understand
I have given my all
I am doin' what I can
Building my thoughts of wisdom
Let it be

If I find it hard I'll kneel and pray
Hoping things will change some day
Use our minds of wisdom
Let it be

Let it be, let it be, let it be, lord let it be, there will be an answer if we let it be

Let it be..........................

(best I could make from listening)



All comments from YouTube:

@jbgoth

Iconic artist. Beautiful soul. Gorgeous song. RIP

@joanatenorio7103

Raríssima música de Tina !

@patperrier4599

I love this. The words.... Rest in power, Ms. Turner.

@vicargus

The drums bang hard on this track. So good

@michelleagleton2344

Well now- okay 👍 I love the twist she put on it. Had never heard this version until she passed.

RIP sweet, strong, courageous lady!

@ceebee9629

Why is it that everywhere you look you can't find the actual Lyrics Tina sings in this version of Let it be?

When I find myself in times of trouble
Evil thoughts they come to me
Taking away my wisdom, but I let it be

When prejudiced people finally agree
Open their eyes and they will see
Gotta be an answer
If they'll let it be

Let it be, let it be, let it be, there wil be an answer if they'll let it be

When things are dark and its hard to see
Trouble seems to want to follow me
But I remember my words of wisdom
Let it be

Although its hard
There's still a chance
A chance that they all will see
That we could live together
If they'll let it be

Let it be, let it be, let it be, lord let it be, there will be an answer if we'll let it be

If they'd learned to love is to understand
I have given my all
I am doin' what I can
Building my thoughts of wisdom
Let it be

If I find it hard I'll kneel and pray
Hoping things will change some day
Use our minds of wisdom
Let it be

Let it be, let it be, let it be, lord let it be, there will be an answer if we let it be

Let it be..........................

(best I could make from listening)

@MylbsLife-ny7fy

In the old days, we pause, rewind write in notebook.....repeat😁

@davidmorabarroso1638

she says "use not build"

@ceebee9629

@David Mora Barroso Thanks for pointing that out.

@dompezzurro8962

Great Tina Turner.

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