It was on this day Sept. 29, 1967 when The Beatles put the finishing touches on the mix for John Lennon’s “I Am The Walrus”.
John, irritated after reading in the newspaper that a teacher at his former elementary school had her students write a paper analyzing Beatles lyrics, he deliberately wrote a verse of what he called “Gibberish”;
Climbing up the Eiffel tower
Elementary penguin singing Hare Krishna
Man, you should have seen them kicking Edgar Allen Poe
That’ll teach ’em!