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The Beatles

Penny Lane

Pop Rock
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2012
  • 1967
  • 2012
  • 1964
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  • 1969

“Penny Lane” is a song by The Beatles, written by Paul McCartney in response to John Lennon’s “Strawberry Fields Forever”. It was credited to Lennon/McCartney. Recorded during the Sgt. Pepper sessions, “Penny Lane” was released in February 1967 as one side of a double A-sided single, along with “Strawberry Fields Forever”. Both songs were later included on the Magical Mystery Tour LP (1967). The single was the result of the record company wanting a new release after several months of no new Beatles releases. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked “Penny Lane” at #449 on its list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Penny Lane is in my ears and in my eyes ... There beneath the blue suburban skies ... Very strange

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This song is listed #449 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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