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This was inspired by Eric Clapton's love of chocolate. He and George Harrison were good friends.
George Harrison got the lyrics for this from the inside lid of a box of chocolates. Montelimart, Ginger Sling, Cream Tangerine, and Coffee Dessert were names of candies in the Mackintosh "Good News" assortment.
Beatles' publicist Derek Taylor wrote some of the words.
Harrison had the sax distorted to create a distinctive sound.
According to Mojo magazine, the line "You know that what you eat you are" was suggested to Harrison by the Beatles' press officer Derek Taylor.
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