The Beatles Song Of The Day: “She’s Leaving Home”


The Beatles Song Of The Day is “She’s Leaving Home.” “She’s Leaving Home” is on The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album. Paul McCartney wrote most of the song, John Lennon helped some with the lyrics. The song was inspired by a story Paul had read in the newspaper about a runaway girl. Paul said about the song-” It’s a much younger girl than Eleanor Rigby, but the same sort of loneelin

ess. That was a Daily Mirror story again, this girl left home and her father said “We gave her everything. I don’t know why she left home.” The lyric about parental sacrifice in this song were taken from John Lennon’s childhood. The phrases came naturally-John was quoting his Aunt Mimi. The real girl in the song was named Melanie Coe. She ended up returning home after three weeks. She was pregnent and had an abortion. The…

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