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Peggy Sue. (famous song names in Rock & Roll)
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Lucy O'Donnell, the inspiration for Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, became Lucy Vodden. Unfortunately she died from lupus (a disease of the immune system) on 24 September 2009 at the age of 46.

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The girl in She's Leaving Home, Melanie Cole (thanks Wiki as I had forgotten her name). Paul had met her previously in '63 when he was judging some contest or other but I doubt he remembered that when reading the article or writing the song. I would imagine there will be quite a lot of songs written about non-famous women.

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Mona, James Taylor's song about his favorite pet pig who died.

Oh Mona, Mona:

So much of you to love,

a bit too much of you to take care of.

Mona, Mona:

Got too big to keep,

too damned old to eat.

When you was just a football at your mama's side,

reckon everyone figured you for a barbecue when you died...

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I've sort of got one, though it doesn't have a name in the title, but it's Beatles-related so it's good. Jean Ray was a folk musician who performed with Jim Glover as Jim and Jean. She's also Brian Ray's sister (he's one of Paul McCartney's guitarists).

Neil Young wrote Cinnamon Girl about Jean, according to Brian.

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I used to know a Penny Lane (she married and became Lane), but she got divorced, remarried and changed her name. Personally I'd have kept it.

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Ron Nasty said

Lucy O'Donnell, the inspiration for Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, became Lucy Vodden. Unfortunately she died from lupus (a disease of the immune system) on 24 September 2009 at the age of 46.

I just came across this article about her.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvs.....-song.html

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Joe said
I've sort of got one, though it doesn't have a name in the title, but it's Beatles-related so it's good.
Jean Ray was a folk musician who performed with Jim Glover as Jim and Jean. She's also Brian Ray's sister (he's one of Paul McCartney's guitarists).
Neil Young wrote Cinnamon Girl about Jean, according to Brian.

'Cinnamon Girl' is one of my favorite Neil Young tunes. Nice to see the Beatley connection. 

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