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The Beatles recorded this in 2 sections that were then edited together.
There is an extra verse on US album version.
Joe Cocker covered this. He had a #1 hit with his version of The Beatles "A Little Help From My Friends" 4 years later.
This was intended for the Beatles film A Hard Day's Night
, but it was replaced by "Can't Buy Me Love
." (thanks, Bertrand - Paris, France)
Don breaks down "Hotel California" and other songs he wrote as a member of the Eagles. Now we know where the "warm smell of colitas" came from.
He wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct a video about a home for deranged scientists.
Supertramp founder Roger Hodgson
Roger tells the stories behind some of his biggest hits, including "Give a Little Bit," "Take the Long Way Home" and "The Logical Song."