Peter Fonda helped The Beatles write successful track throughout 1965 acid journey


Actor Peter Fonda, who died on Friday on the age of 79, could also be greatest remembered for his starring function within the counterculture basic “Straightforward Rider.” However he additionally contributed to the soundtrack of the period, serving to John Lennon write the lyrics to a basic Beatles track throughout an acid journey with the band in 1965.

In 2000, Fonda recalled to The Submit that he was there in 1965 as Beatle George Harrison tripped on together with his band mates. A strung-out Harrison feared he was going to die.

“I used to be saying, ‘Don’t fear George, it’s OK. I do know what it’s wish to be lifeless,” Fonda mentioned, a reference to having survived a near-fatal childhood taking pictures accident.

His effort to relax the high-as-a-kite Harrison inadvertently sparked John Lennon to provide you with lyrics to their track “She Mentioned, She Mentioned,” Fonda added.

“Lennon appears to be like over, all pissed off, and says, ‘ what it’s wish to be lifeless? Who put all that s— in your head? You’re making me really feel like I’ve by no means been born,” Fonda informed The Submit.

“And proper then, proper as he mentioned it, John’s eyes went vast and he knew that was the lyric: ‘You’re making me really feel like I’ve by no means been born,’” Fonda mentioned of the “Revolver” hit.