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Most assume that the title came from a Ringo saying after a long day of recording. Curiously, John had previously used the phrase in his short story 'Sad Michael.'
A female traffic warden named Meta Davies claims to have been the inspiration for this song after she wrote Paul a parking ticket.
This Revolver song was originally titled 'You Don't Get Me.'
Paul has stated that this song is about civil rights and that the title references an African American woman.
The title of this song came from a Kellogg's Corn Flakes commercial. It is therefore fitting that the tune begins with the sound of a rooster.
When the Beatles performed this song on the Ed Sullivan show, they were prompted to sing the line 'I can't hide' very clearly so as to avoid confusion with 'I get high.'
Paul chose the age of 17 for the main subject of this song so that it would appeal to the young audience of the Beatles.
Even though many of the lyrics are about freeing your mind, this song was created after Paul had to repair the roof of his Scottish farmhouse.
Saturday is the only day of the week not included in the lyrics of this song.
The lyrics to this song come almost exclusively from a 19th century circus poster hanging in John's house.
An original recording of this song lasted for 27 minutes and 11 seconds. No wonder Ringo had blisters on his fingers!
Paul had to ask a French teacher to translate some of the lyrics of this song.
This song comes from three different fragments. The first is intended to sound like a police siren, the second is about John's Weybridge garden, and the third is simply nonsense.
This song was written to Mia Farrow's sister after she refused to come out of meditation to play.
In a 1972 issue of the magazine Hit Parader, John expressed regret over the inclusion of Chariman Mao in this song.
Ironically, the last word of this song is the word 'sunshine' sung backwards.
This song was written in the format of a letter. John called it 'son of Day Tripper.'
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This song was written about the B842 which leads 16 miles down the coast of Kintyre to Campbeltown near Paul's Scottish farm.
This song features the band's first mention of non-Beatle, living people in the form of Harold Wilson and Edward Heath.
This song was written about Eric Clapton's dental issues. Since these were caused by eating too many chocolates, George used a box of 'Good News Chocolates' to inspire the lyrics.
George initially wanted a crying guitar sound for this song and so he recorded a backwards guitar solo. This idea was eventually scrapped.
There are 198 instances of the word 'na' in the fade-out to this song.
This song was named for a bus station and neighborhood from the Beatles' youth. Even though the song was written by Paul, John was the only Beatle to have actually lived there.
In an effort to use bigger words, John included the words 'confidence,' 'insecure,' and 'self-assured' on this track.
This song was banned from British airplay because of the acronym formed from its title.
This song was originally banned from airplay by the BBC due to anti-advertising rules (the lyrics mention Coca-Cola).
The priest in this song was originally going to be named 'Father McCartney.' Paul changed the name because he thought his dad wouldn't approve.
This is the only Beatles song to include the letters 'sex' in any form. Strangely, it was written about the Maharishi.
At one point in the early planning of Abbey Road, this song was slated to be combined with Sun King.
The opening to this song is the French national anthem 'Marseillaise.'
The title of this song came from a gun magazine left in the studio by George Martin.
This song is rumored to be about Paul's sheep dog rather than some silly girl.
At 23 seconds long this is the shortest recorded Beatles song. The first chord heard on this track is the last chord from Mean Mr. Mustard.
This song has the longest title of any Beatles song and it just so happens that the simian referenced in the title is actually Yoko Ono.

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