Once, he visited a circus, saw their flyer and took it. Back home, he simply converted the poster into a song lyric. ‘There will be a show tonight’ / ‘The Hendersons will dance and sing’ / ‘Henry The Horsewill dance the wallz’ / ‘The band begins at ten to six’. The song ‘Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite’ is literally, from top to bottom, the circus flyer. A Beatles hit was born. Incredible!
Want to refresh your memory? This is what ‘Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite’ sounds like.
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