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 Posted: Wed Nov 24th, 2021 11:46 am
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There is a nice twist in the lyrics, though, that most people don't hear.

Early in the song - "Molly stays at home and does her pretty face. And in the evening, she's a singer with the band"

Later - "Desmond stays at home and does his pretty face. And in the evening, she's a singer with the band"

In general, McCartney seems to have been in a weird place, lyrically, around the time of the White album. Songs about a serial killer ("Maxwell's Silver Hammer"), shooting a spouse's lover ("Rocky Raccoon"), etc. Dressed up in a way so that they have maximum appeal, but definitely not "Grandma's music"