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John Lennon once said this was the only song he wrote that he truly hated. Lennon told British journalist Ray Connolly: "It's the most embarrassing song I ever wrote. Everything rhymed. Disgusting lyrics. Even then I was so ashamed of the lyrics, I could hardly sing them. That was one song I really wished I'd never written."
An instrumental version was recorded by George Martin and his orchestra. Martin was The Beatles producer.
The original title was "That's a Nice Hat (Cap)."
George Harrison used a tone pedal on this track to produce an unusual guitar sound.
Steven Tyler of Aerosmith
Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.
Rebecca St. James
This Australian Christian music star found herself a California surfer guy, giving new meaning to her song "Wait For Me."
dUg Pinnick of King's X
dUg dIgs into his King's X metal classics and his many side projects, including the one with Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam.