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Hey Jude

original song written and composed by Lennon-McCartney

"Hey Jude" is a song by English pop-rock group The Beatles. It was written by Paul McCartney. It evolved from "Hey Jules", a song McCartney wrote for Lennon's son, Julian, during his parents' divorce.

"Hey Jude" was released in August 1968. It is over seven minutes in length. At the time, this was the longest single ever to top British music charts.