Song

Eat at Home / Smile Away – Paul & Linda McCartney

Australian Charts:
Eat at Home and Smile Away were double A-sides in Australia, the record peaking at no 17 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 2 October 1971.
www.poparchives.com.au/gosetcharts/1971/19711002.html

EAT AT HOME:

The Beatles Bible:
One of five co-written songs on Paul and Linda McCartney’s 1971 album Ram, ‘Eat At Home’ was written about their love of domestic life together.
In 1975 Paul McCartney was asked about the song, and said it was “a plea for home cooking – it’s obscene”. Certainly the lyrics are a barely-disguised come-on, with eating used as a euphemism for sex.
www.beatlesbible.com/people/paul-mccartney/songs/eat-at-home/

SMILE AWAY:

The Beatles Bible:
Paul McCartney was known to be depressed following the break-up of The Beatles, and found solace in music and the love of Linda. The chorus – a repetition of the title – was McCartney with his head held high, finding positivity in spite of the insults of his various friends.
www.beatlesbible.com/people/paul-mccartney/songs/smile-away/

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