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Paul McCartney on the woman who inspired ‘Eleanor Rigby’

    Paul McCartney on the woman who inspired ‘Eleanor Rigby’

Paul McCartney has shared an excerpt from his forthcoming book The Lyrics: 1956 To The Present, in which he remembers the inspiration for one of his best-known Beatles songs, ‘Eleanor

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The Beatles song inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’

    The Beatles song inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’

The range of inspiration from which The Beatles’ principal songwriters Paul McCartney and John Lennon drew their song ideas from is wide and extremely varied. However, even the most diehard

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Beatles: How the Horror Classic ‘Psycho’ Inspired ‘Eleanor Rigby’

    Beatles: How the Horror Classic ‘Psycho’ Inspired ‘Eleanor Rigby’

The Beatles took inspiration from all sorts of places. They often took inspiration from their contemporaries. The Fab Four’s hit “Eleanor Rigby” was influenced by, of all things, a horror

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Beatles: Was ‘Eleanor Rigby’ Inspired by a Real Woman?

    Beatles: Was ‘Eleanor Rigby’ Inspired by a Real Woman?

The Beatles wrote many songs centered on fictional characters, from the title character of “Mean Mr. Mustard” to Desmond and Molly Jones from “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da.” “Eleanor Rigby” appears to be

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Did John Lennon or Paul McCartney Write ‘Eleanor Rigby’?

    Did John Lennon or Paul McCartney Write ‘Eleanor Rigby’?

By the mid-’60s, it’s fairly easy to tell who wrote the biggest part of a Lennon-McCartney song. The lead vocals

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Why Nobody Sang the Beatles Like Aretha – Rolling Stone

    Why Nobody Sang the Beatles Like Aretha – Rolling Stone

Aretha Franklin’s genius took so many forms — as a singer, a songwriter, an album-crafter, a live performer. But the

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‘Stolen’ Beatles Eleanor Rigby score removed from auction – BBC News

    ‘Stolen’ Beatles Eleanor Rigby score removed from auction – BBC News

An original score for The Beatles’ song Eleanor Rigby has been removed from an auction amid claims it was stolen.The

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Eleanor Rigby’s grave deeds to be sold at Beatles auction

    Eleanor Rigby’s grave deeds to be sold at Beatles auction

The deeds for Eleanor Rigby’s grave-space will go under the hammer at a Beatles memorabilia auction in Warrington next month. The deeds will be sold alongside a miniature bible dated

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