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RIP Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

Lucy Vodden, who provided the inspiration for the Beatles' classic song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," has died after a long battle with lupus. She was 46. (Be sure to check out all three pictures of her there.)

There's a story associated with how Julian Lennon's preschool drawing of her provided the name for his father's hit (it's all explained at the link above) but we just wanted an excuse to run this little video from Yellow Submarine:

By Patricia Sullivan  |  September 28, 2009; 3:58 PM ET
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I am grateful for this article, and I send a prayer for Lucy Vodden to be at peace, in comfort.
As for the song, I thought the line was, the girl with "collide of scope" eyes...meaning a comment of insight of conflict we see in the world, when agendas clash. Thanks for the class: )

Love, Mary Faith. Think it like its sound )

Posted by: diamondthink | October 2, 2009 1:45 AM | Report abuse

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