25 of The Beatles Top Singles


"Nowhere Man" (1966)

This rather disturbing song, written by John about a man whose life is pointless and lonely, turned out to be somewhat autobiographical. Lennon reportedly had to come up with another song for the Rubber Soul album, but after several hours of writing nothing, he gave up. As soon as he did, this song simply came to him. "Nowhere Man" only reached the number-three spot in America.