: Not unusual for songwriters to not recall the
: source of their inspiration, Paul McCartney
: is certainly no exception. His
: recollections about his other songs i.e. Hey
: Jude can seem conflicted. We all sometimes
: slip a cog in the memory banks when asked to
: recall details from years gone by.
: Very likely the event in 1957 where John and
: Paul read the tombstone stayed in his mind
: although not consciously. So the name and
: perhaps an imagined story came out in his
: Charles Dickens would roam cemeteries
: deliberately searching for unusual names he
: could use in for novels.
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