The Beatles song John Lennon called “a better version of ‘Lady Madonna'”

John Lennon

At the end of The Beatles tenure, the situation worsened as Paul McCartney and John Lennon  Fought over Creative control. During that time, John Lennon also blamed Paul McCartney for copying one of their previous creations for The Beatles, calling his bandmate’s contribution a “potboiler rewrite.

The creation that has been copied according to Lennon is ‘Lady Madonna’.The song was released by The Beatles in 1968. Even though the song never emerged on a studio album, it became an international hit as a blues-inspired track. It topped the chart in the United Kingdom. After a certain time, McCartney revealed that he was influenced by a photographer of Malayo-Polynesian women for the song. She had three young children as well.

In a National Geographic, He said, “ I saw a woman in her sixties. She was very proud to have a baby. I interpreted it as a Mandonna thing, Mother and child.” He added, “Sometimes you see a picture of a mother. You can tell there is a bond by looking at the photo. That photo inspired me to write my song ‘Lady Madonna’.

The band members created the track a few days back before going to India. It altered the mind and creative process of The White Album. So it makes sense that the Fab Four would allow “Lady Madonna” to exist in its stratosphere, unlike anything they have achieved this calendar year.

But, Lennon believes ‘Lady Madonna’ was a total copy of their track ‘Get Back’. It was the closing song on their final studio album Let It Be in 1970. The band ended their journey in the same way they started. 

The Peter Jackson documentary has the moment of McCartner creating “ Get Back”. It includes McCartney playing around with a riff and it involves a classic that defines the band.

Moreover, in an interview with David Sheff, John Lennon said, “Get Back” wasn’t as Unplanned as it seemed. There’s a better version of ‘Lady Madonna’. 

Get Back” is the art of simplicity. The movie proves that they picked it from thin air rather than copying ‘Lady Madonna’. John Lennon and Paul McCartney share nothing similar apart from the fact that they were from the same band.

Other pieces of art influenced The Beatles. This instance does not fit unless McCartney handles it.

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