It all started when Brexit Central editor Jonathan Isaby made a social call-out to his followers to give the band’s songs a political twist after Ringo Starr said that Britain should “get on with” Brexit.
In the light of Ringo Starr's intervention last night, is it time for #BrexitBeatlesSongs? Can I start the bidding with Hey Juncker?— Jonathan Isaby (@isaby) September 14, 2017
And the hashtag quickly took off.
Some of the lyrics shared were simple yet effective.
Some were creative (and surprisingly catchy).
Yesterday— Jim Hearson (@JimHearson) September 14, 2017
Didn't need a visa for holiday
Now if I go to France I'll have to pay
Thanks a lot, Theresa May#BrexitBeatlesSongs
(we all live in a) dead old Tory dream #BrexitBeatlesSongs— C Mellor (@iamthemelcha) September 14, 2017
Some took a bit more work.
"You Never Give Me Your Money (Even Though You Said You Would On The Side Of A Bus)" #BrexitBeatlesSongs— Wichita Linesman (@UpsilonMale) September 14, 2017
#BrexitBeatlesSongs Help.— Jeeves Bunny (@JeevesBun) September 14, 2017
No, seriously. Our country is wrecking itself because bigots are dictating law.
'Eleanor Rigby died in the church and was buried alone with her name' But was still declared fit for work by DWP. #BrexitBeatlesSongs— Jack LaMorte (@LamorteJack) September 14, 2017
The only Twitter trend you need today.