Was Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds about drugs?

Was Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds about drugs?

Despite these public proclamations about his drug use, John Lennon steadfastly denied that Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds was about drugs. Lennon instead consistently claimed that the song was a response to a picture painted by his almost four-year-old son Julian.

Why is it Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds?

John Lennon said that his inspiration for the song came when his three-year-old son Julian showed him a nursery school drawing that he called “Lucy – in the Sky with Diamonds”, depicting his classmate Lucy O’Donnell.

Did Elton John ever record Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds?

Click for tracks & lyrics. Elton John’s 1974 cover of ‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds’ was recorded at Caribou Ranch and features John Lennon on guitar and backing vocals. The B-side, John Lennon’s ‘One Day (At A Time)’, also features John playing guitar.

Which Beatle wrote Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds?

John Lennon
Paul McCartney
Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds/Lyricists

Where is Julian Lennon now?

In his professional career, Julian has produced a number of albums and has held exhibitions of his photography. Julian also produced the environmental documentary film ‘WhaleDreamers’, and in 2020, worked on the documentary film ‘Women of the White Buffalo’ as one of the executive producers.

What psychedelics did the Beatles do?

LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) is a psychedelic drug used by The Beatles in the mid to late 1960s. While LSD influenced the group’s music, they rarely used it in-studio. LSD was introduced to John and George by a dentist at a dinner party who slipped it into their drinks.

What did John Lennon think of Elton John?

John Lennon said he ‘sometimes envied’ Elton John because Bernie Taupin writes his lyrics. Speaking with Spin around the same period (early ’75), Lennon was running down a few of his adventures in recording after releasing Walls and Bridges and Rock ‘n’ Roll in the past year or so.

Do Yoko and Julian get along?

Following this, Yoko declared: “Julian is the biggest thing in our family.” Other than this, Yoko has said very little about Julian in the past, despite their highly-publicised disputes. It may be after years of differences, the pair are finally on better terms.

Did John Lennon do a lot of acid?

“I thought I was taking some uppers and I was not in the state of handling it,” Lennon told Rolling Stone in 1970. “I said, ‘What is it, I feel ill? ‘ I thought I felt ill and I thought I was going cracked … then it dawned on me that I must have taken some acid.” He informed producer George Martin that he was unwell.