The Beatles Song Of The Day: “Strawberry Fields Forever”


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The Beatles Song Of The Day is “Strawberry Fields Forever.” “Strawberry Fields Forever” was written by John Lennon. The song was part of the greatest single ever-the Double A “Penny Lane”/”Strawberry Fields Forever” single. For most of my life “Strawberry Fields Forever” has been my favourite Beatles song and one of my Mt. Rushmore songs. In recent years it remains on my Mt. Rushmore of favourite songs ever but I think “In My Life” is now my favourite Beatles song. John wrote this song in September 1966 when he was in Spain filming the movie “How I Won The War.” At this time John and Paul were trying to write songs about growing up in Liverpool. “We were trying to write about Liverpool, and I just listed all the nice sounding names arbitrarily. But I had visions of  Strawberry Field.” Strawberry Field was a Liverpool children’s home near where John…

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