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John had been struck by inspiration again, this time in the form of the above picture drawn by his son Julian. We all know what it was called — I won’t insult your intelligence.

The resulting song was still in nascent form at this point, and today The Beatles spent eight hours in the studio trying to work it out. Said George Martin: “We are light years away from anything tonight… They know it is awful now, and they’re trying to straighten it out.”

I wonder what happened?