Can't Buy Me Love
The Beatles Lyrics


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Can't buy me love
Love
Can't buy me love

I'll buy you a diamond ring, my friend
If it makes you feel alright
I'll get you anything, my friend
If it makes you feel alright
'Cause I don't care too much for money
Money can't buy me love

I'll give you all I've got to give
If you say you love me too
I may not have a lot to give
But what I got I'll give to you
I don't care too much for money
Money can't buy me love

Can't buy me love
Everybody tells me so
Can't buy me love
No, no, no, no

Say you don't need no diamond rings
And I'll be satisfied
Tell me that you want the kind of things
That money just can't buy
I don't care too much for money
Money can't buy me love
Ow

Buy me love
Everybody tells me so
Can't buy me love
No, no, no, no

Say you don't need no diamond rings
And I'll be satisfied
Tell me that you want the kind of things
That money just can't buy
I don't care too much for money
Money can't buy me love

Can't buy me love




Love
Can't buy me love

Overall Meaning

The Beatles' song "Can't Buy Me Love" is a classic love song with a message about the true meaning of love. The song begins with the catchy refrain "Can't buy me love," which is repeated several times throughout the song. The lyrics speak of the futility of wealth and material possessions in the face of true love.


The first verse speaks of the singer's willingness to buy his friend a diamond ring, or anything else that would make him feel happy. However, he quickly follows this up with the statement that he doesn't care too much for money, as it cannot buy him love. This message is further reinforced in the second verse, where the singer promises to give his love everything he has, even if he doesn't have much.


The chorus repeats the phrase "Can't buy me love," and the bridge emphasizes this message once again, as the singer asks his love interest to tell him that she doesn't need diamond rings or material possessions to be happy. He only wants her to desire the kind of things that "money just can't buy."


Overall, the song is about the idea that love is priceless and cannot be bought or sold. The Beatles were known for their catchy pop songs with deeper meanings, and "Can't Buy Me Love" is a prime example of this.


Line by Line Meaning

Can't buy me love
Love cannot be purchased with money.


I'll buy you a diamond ring, my friend If it makes you feel alright I'll get you anything, my friend If it makes you feel alright 'Cause I don't care too much for money Money can't buy me love
I am willing to give you material possessions if they bring you joy, but my true love cannot be bought with money.


I'll give you all I've got to give If you say you love me too I may not have a lot to give But what I got I'll give to you I don't care too much for money Money can't buy me love
I will give you all my love and everything I have, even if it's not much, as long as you reciprocate my love.


Can't buy me love Everybody tells me so Can't buy me love No, no, no, no
I have been told by many that money cannot buy love.


Say you don't need no diamond rings And I'll be satisfied Tell me that you want the kind of things That money just can't buy I don't care too much for money Money can't buy me love Ow
If you don't value material possessions and instead desire love and other intangible things, then I will be content. Money cannot buy me love, and I do not hold much value in it.


Buy me love Everybody tells me so Can't buy me love No, no, no, no
People often tell me that money cannot buy love.


Say you don't need no diamond rings And I'll be satisfied Tell me that you want the kind of things That money just can't buy I don't care too much for money Money can't buy me love
If you prioritize love and other intangible things over material possessions, then I will be happy. Money cannot buy me love, and it is not something that I value highly.


Can't buy me love Love Can't buy me love
Once again, love cannot be purchased with money.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Royalty Network, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: John Lennon, Paul McCartney

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@Anonymous-pw4tx

Lyrics ~

Can't buy me love, oh
Love, oh
Can't buy me love, oh

I'll buy you a diamond ring, my friend
If it makes you feel all right
I'll get you anything my friend
If it makes you feel all right

'Cause I don't care too much for money
For money can't buy me love

I'll give you all I've got to give
If you say you love me too
I may not have a lot to give
But what I've got I'll give to you

I don't care too much for money
For money can't buy me love

Can't buy me love, oh
Everybody tells me so
Can't buy me love, oh
No, no, no, no

Say you don't need no diamond rings
And I'll be satisfied
Tell me that you want the kind of things
That money just can't buy

I don't care too much for money
Money can't buy me love

Buy me love
Everybody tells me so
Can't buy me love, oh
No, no, no, no

Say you don't need no diamond rings
And I'll be satisfied
Tell me that you want the kind of things
That money just can't buy

I don't care too much for money
Money can't buy me love
Can't buy me love, oh
Love, oh
Buy me love, oh.



@therepublicofsardonicaandc1486

@@ryanmcdonald2027 Firstly, you need to calm down. Believing you’re making stronger, more relevant points simply by using capital letters is absurd.

Secondly, this is how you spell definitely.

Thirdly, I’m a musician too and ex recording studio owner. I’ve also managed bands and promoted and spent endless hours assisting and watching bands and sound engineers setting up. There is simply not enough mics on the drums - what mics there are, are insufficient.

Fourthly, I didn’t say it was different to the recorded version. Often at the time, and since, bands would record versions of songs specifically to mime to – mostly because many songs had fade outs and they’d look ridiculous miming to a faded out song.

Fifthly, there is no way, with the mics being used and the placement of the mics, that the drum sound would be so ‘clean’. That is true als0o of the guitar sounds. Overall, the sound is just too 'clean'.

Sixthly, Lennon, and McCartney are singing far too far away from their mics to get the vocals so pronounced and of such good quality. In every frame of Lennon he’s singing at least two feet away from the mic – there’s no way with the quality of mics back then it’d be able to pick up his vocal. Even today specialist mics are used for vocals and singers have to sing directly into the mics to get a sound the engineer can balance – both recorded and ‘live’.

Seventhly, I can’t see any guitar amps. If they’re plugged directly into a PA system, (I can’t see any speakers), and if so, there’s no way, even good musicians that they were, that they’d be able to play that well without hearing themselves. There are no amps behind them either.

I appreciate your response, enjoy your day.



All comments from YouTube:

@katicasbogar1667

paul was a little ball of joy and no one can convince me otherwise, he is the only one who smiles throughout the entire song and somehow I find that really lovely

@katherinedupoise4604

Oh, I think he’s the one that I think is the cutes of the four and I completely agree with your comment.

@RL-ut6dl

And John to he's very happy in these videos

@haruno21

his eyes are so cheerful

@basicoptimalmouse

RIP Paul :(

@kylehallacappellaman3435

@@basicoptimalmouse No one is agreeing with your PID theory here!

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@terrybane6206

Do you ever get tears in your eyes when you listen to The Beatles? Surely I'm not the only one.

@limlian6949

Yes, sweet sour memories 😅

@MrTobilive

Same

@deneziusarmageddonwhite7531

You aren't, In my Life makes me cry

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