The Beatles Song Of The Day: “In My Life”

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The Beatles Song Of The Day is “In My Life.” “In My Life” is on The Beatles “Rubber Soul” album. John Lennon wrote this great song with the help of Paul McCartney. Both John and Paul argued over the years about who wrote what in this song, which along with “Strawberry Fields Forever” is my all-time favourite Beatles song [or song period.] This song marked a change in John’s songwriting. In an interview Kenneth Allsop asked John why he hadn’t written songs about his life and experiences John took that suggestion to heart and started writing a long poem about people and places from his past. It was a long and according to John a boring poem but then it was changed around and it became “In My Life.” According to John the basically written before Paul heard it. Paul’s contribution according to John was the middle eight and harmony…

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