The first time I heard 'Lucy in the sky with Diamonds' was on AM radio and I was about 7 or 8 years old. My father was driving me to the airport in our orange Ford truck (brown interior).
I was on my way to visit my FAVOURITE cousins in Chicago for the entire summer. It was summer vacation, the sky was blue, it was a gorgeous! I was even wearing a new outfit and possibly had new luggage. And on the radio they were singing about a girl (lucy!) in the sky (on an airplane!) with diamonds (huh? I couldn't figure out where the diamonds part was going to fit in for me- but I could work it out!). I also have another beatles/father/fashion trifecta of an anecdote: My father once picked out a
My father passed away 3 years ago. I miss him everyday.