Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!
The Beatles Lyrics


For the benefit of Mr. Kite
There will be a show tonight on trampoline
The Hendersons will all be there
Late of Pablo Fanques Fair, what a scene
Over men and horses, hoops and garters
Lastly through a hogshead of real fire
In this way Mr. K. will challenge the world

The celebrated Mr. K.
Performs his feat on Saturday at Bishops Gate
The Hendersons will dance and sing
As Mr. Kite flies through the ring, don't be late
Messrs. K and H. assure the public
Their production will be second to none
And of course Henry The Horse dances the waltz

The band begins at ten to six
When Mr. K. performs his tricks without a sound
And Mr. H. will demonstrate
Ten summer sets he'll undertake on solid ground
Having been some days in preparation
A splendid time is guaranteed for all
And tonight Mr. Kite is topping the bill

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

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Caleb Bunch

For the benefit of Mr. Kite
There will be a show tonight on trampoline
The Hendersons will all be there
Late of Pablo Fanques Fair-what a scene
Over men and horses hoops and garters
Lastly through a hogshead of real fire!
In this way Mr. K. will challenge the world!

The celebrated Mr. K.
Performs his feat on Saturday at Bishops Gate
The Hendersons will dance and sing
As Mr. Kite fly's through the ring don't be late
Messrs. K and H. assure the public
Their production will be second to none
And of course Henry The Horse dances the waltz!

The band begins at ten to six
When Mr. K. performs his tricks without a sound
And Mr. H. will demonstrate
Ten summer sets he'll undertake on solid ground
Having been some days in preparation
A splendid time is guaranteed for all
And tonight Mr. Kite is topping the bill

Songwriters: John Lennon / Paul Mccartney

Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC



All comments from YouTube:

timfortune9

John called this his worst song because he just lazily copied an actual circus poster.
But as Beethoven once said "What I shit is better than anything you can create."

Commenter Josh

@steve donahue yeah I agree with John

J Martin

@Joao Gabriel It's just a fairly simple and gimmicky song to me with the whole circus thing. Kind of how Michael Jackson's Thriller has the whole Halloween theme. Im more of a Tomorrow Never Knows kind of guy. Im not a big Beatles fan at all so I mostly just listen to their technical stuff (genius) as opposed to their run of the mill songs like this and Yellow Submarine. I can respect these songs but I just find it interesting how people call this genius while they call other genres of music garbage when this has a fairly simple chord progression and Dr Suess Rhyme Scheme. Its like people equate old/real instruments= Good. New/programed melodies= bad regardless of actual content. But like I said we all have songs that we like regardless of progressions or technicallity etc etc that just make us feel good. My entire rant was mostly at the hypocrisy and adoration of The Beatles when any other person gets trashed on for the same thing. I could care less if the Beatles wrote this upside down while doing a hand stand reading a circus poster that was on flames.

Joao Gabriel

J Martin absolutely. Why don’t you like this song? Now I’m curious.

J Martin

@Joao Gabriel That's fair enough. I have a few songs I absolutely love for the way they make me feel rather than technicality

Joao Gabriel

@J Martin I don't think you hate The Beatles. It's just that I love Mr. Kite.

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Alex Haven Blackburn

I know I’m probably alone in this but this is perhaps my favourite Beatles song. And one of my favourite songs ever.

Icey T

With you brother

Sunfish Seth

It’s definitely my fav beatles song and it’s up their with my fav songs ever

David C

@EkiwwaNoel verdad? Y ponerlo en sonido? Genial

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