Paul explained in publicity materials that on this track, "I'm dealing with like an 'O.P.P.' scenario. Where, though she's other people's property - someone else's girl - I'm still professing a love for her."
Jimi Hendrix opened for The Monkees on their 1967 tour, and it did not go well. The young, mostly female crowd shouted "Davy" when Hendrix sang the word "Lady" in "Foxy Lady" in honor of who they came to see: Monkees lead singer Davy Jones.