The Back Seat of My Car

Album: Ram (1971)
Charted: 39
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  • Speed along the highway, honey I want it my way
    But listen to her daddy's song, don't stay out to long
    Were just busy hidin', sitting in the back seat of my car

    The lazy lights are pretty, we end up in Mexico City
    But listen to her daddy's song, makin' love is wrong
    Were just busy ridin', sitting in the back seat of my car

    Oh we was only hidin', sitting in the back seat of my car
    And when we've finished drivin' we can say we were late in arriving
    And listen to her daddy's song, we believe that we can't be wrong
    Ohhh we believe that we can't be wrong
    Ohhh we believe that we can't be wrong

    We can make it to Mexico City, sittin' in the backseat of my car

    Ohhh we believe that we can't be wrong
    Ohhh we believe that we can't be wrong
    Ohhh we believe that we can't be wrong
    Ohhh we believe that we can't be wrong
    Ohhh we believe that we can't be wrong
    Ohhh we believe that we can't be wrong
    No no no no
    Ohhh we believe that we can't be wrong Writer/s: PAUL MCCARTNEY
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 11

  • Eddie B. from South FloridaLike several of the songs on Ram, John Lennon interpreted it as an attack on him and Yoko Ono, most notably in the refrain “We believe that we can’t be wrong”. “Well,” he responded, “I believe that you could just be wrong.”
  • George from Vancouver, CanadaThis just came on the radio, & HORRID!!! I was too far away to ban the song from future playing. . :'( Hard to believe it's Sir Paul McCartney! & not with Ono!
  • Buddy from Branford, CtEver since I put this album on my turn table back in 1971.... I fell in love with this song!!!
    Everytime I listen to it, I go right back to that time period. Man it was great!!!
    John had the "Imagine" album/ single and his Christmas single " Happy Christmas"
    George released the epic album "The Concert for Bangla Desh
    And Ringo, "It Don't Come Easy" co-written with George Harrison.
    Ahhhhh...what a year....
    12/26/12
  • Tiko from Xalapa, MexicoI wish he'd play this song in Mexico City...
  • Ken from Louisville, KyGeorge Martin wrote the orchestral score for this song, although he was not involved in its recording.
  • Bobby from Lansdale, PaAbsolutely one of my favorite songs ever. Anyone have any idea what the lyrics are near the end?
  • Britt from Boston, MaThis song is so beautiful I listen to it while i'm in the shower. This song proved to me that Paul McCartney is a musical genius. When he says 'we believe that we can't be wrong' is my favorite song and his voice gets really high. I'm surprised that not many people have heard of this song, I love it so much and I play it wherever I go. There is one word for this song: beautiful.
  • Aaron from Plainview, Txthis is one of my favorite paul mccartney songs, and it comes from one of the best post-beatle albums- RAM! I love the high note he hits close to the end of the song, hes just incredible, fantastic!
  • Christy from Palm Springs, CaThis song IS AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Especially all of the ooooooooo's!!! I can't even describe this song I just love it too much. It makes me daydream. One day when I get a boyfriend or husband or whatever I am going to make him take me on a drive and we will sing this song!!!!!
  • Frank from Cherry Creek, Nythis song and ram album was one of the best he ever made
  • Ken from Louisville, KyThis was released as a single worldwide, except for North America. In North America, the single released was "Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey".
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