Real People Mentioned in Beatles Songs
Peter Brown The Ballad of John and Yoko “Peter Brown call to say, you can make it O.K. You can get married in Gibraltar near Spain. Christ you know it ain’t easy, you know how hard it can be. “
Paul McCartney Glass Onion ” Well here’s another clue for you all, the walrus is Paul .”
Lucy O’Donnell Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds “Lucy in the sky with diamonds.”
Elmore James For You Blue “Elmore James got nothin’ on this, baby.”
B.B. King Dig It “The FBI”, “the CIA”, “the BBC”, “B.B. King”, “Doris Day”, and “Matt Busby”
Doris Day Dig It “The FBI”, “the CIA”, “the BBC”, “B.B. King”, “Doris Day”, and “Matt Busby”
Matt Busby Dig It “The FBI”, “the CIA”, “the BBC”, “B.B. King”, “Doris Day”, and “Matt Busby”
Wee Georgie Wood Dig It “That was ‘Can You Dig It?’ by Georgie Wood, and now we’d like to do ‘Hark, The Angels Come’.”
Harold Wilson Taxman “Ha, Ha, Mr. Wilson; Ha, ha, Mr. Heath”
Edward Heath Taxman “Ha, Ha, Mr. Wilson; Ha, ha, Mr. Heath”
Eleanor Bron Eleanor Rigby ” Eleanor Rigby picks up the rice in a church where a wedding has been”.
Robert Frymann Dr. Robert “Take a drink from his special cup, Doctor Robert. “
William Kite Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite “Having been some days in preparation a splendid time is guaranteed for all, And tonight Mr. Kite is topping the bill.”
John Henderson Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite “The Hendersons will all be there, late of Pablo Fanques’fair.”
Agnes Henderson Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite “The Hendersons will all be there, late of Pablo Fanques’fair”.
Pablo Fanques a.k.a. William Darby Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite “The Hendersons will all be there, late of Pablo Fanques’fair. “
Prudence Farrow Dear Prudence ” The sun is up the sky is blue, it’s beautiful and so are you Dear Prudence won’t you come out to play? “
Julia Stanley Lennon Julia “So I sing a song of love Julia.”
Mary McCartney Let it Be “When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me Speaking words of wisdom, Let it be. “
Real People that inspired Beatles Songs:
Person Song Comment
Brian Epstein Baby You’re a Rich Man Referring to Epstein’s wealth.
Melanie Coe She’s Leaving Home Paul read about her in the newspaper.
Meta Davies Lovely Rita The “traffic warden” who issued a citation to Paul.
Tara Browne A Day in the Life A friend of John and Paul’s who died in a car crash in 1966.
Julian Lennon Hey Jude Originally “Hey Jules” Paul wrote this song for Julian after John and Cynthia Lennon’s divorce.
Richard A. Cooke III The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill A big game hunter John met in India.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Sexie Sadie John was a follower of him, then – not.
Eric Clapton Savoy Truffle George wrote this about Clapton’s favorite candy.
Pat Hodgett Polythene Pam A fan she was known as “polythene Pat”.
Diane Ashley She Came in Through the Bathroom Window A fan who broke into paul’s house.
Eugene Quitts She Came in Through the Bathroom Window A Cab driver.
Pattie Boyd For You Blue, Something George’s Wife