On This Day

March 1, 1967

Famously known Beatles song ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ was in the progress of being recorded. Written by the iconic John Lennon, inspiration for the song came from his 3 year-old son, Julian, who one day brought home a drawing from school. In the drawing, was a little girl in the sky, with stars surrounding her all around. The little girl in the drawing was said to be friend – Lucy O’Donnell, who also lived in Weybridge, attending the same school as Julian.


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