Song

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds – The Beatles

From the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Australian Charts:
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was a no 1 album in Australia for many weeks in 1969 and was no 1 on the year-end album chart.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sgt._Pepper’s_Lonely_Hearts_Club_Band#Charts

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Wikipedia:
“Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” was written primarily by John Lennon. His son Julian inspired the song with a nursery school drawing that he called “Lucy – in the sky with diamonds”. There was speculation that the first letter of each of the title nouns intentionally spelled LSD but Lennon repeatedly denied that he had intended it as a drug song. He attributed the song’s fantastical imagery to his reading of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland books.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_in_the_Sky_with_Diamonds

Songfacts:
The “Lucy” who inspired this song was Lucy O’Donnell (later Lucy Vodden), who was a classmate of John’s son Julian Lennon when he was enrolled at the private Heath House School, in Weybridge, Surrey. It was in a 1975 interview that Lennon said, “Julian came in one day with a picture about a school friend of his named Lucy. He had sketched in some stars in the sky and called it Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.”
www.songfacts.com/facts/the-beatles/lucy-in-the-sky-with-diamonds

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William Shatner does Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

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