“So many of their songs were thought to be drug songs when they really weren’t. This one is a drug song, but no one knew it. They got away with it completely. It wasn’t until Paul explained it to me – ‘I was alone, I took a ride, I didn’t know what I would find there’ – and that’s when I went, ‘Ohhh.’
“Once you know it, it’s completely obvious; otherwise, it doesn’t make any sense. It might be about a girl or whatever. ‘Got to get you into my life every day’ – all of the fuddy-duddy suspicions were correct. They were encouraging their sons and daughters to smoke dope every day. [Laughs] Not specifically.
“This speaks to The Beatles’ creativity and their deviousness. They wanted to get away with stuff – and they did.”