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Lucy Vodden, of “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds”, Dies

The Wall Street Journal: Lucy Vodden, 46,  who was the inspiration for the Beatles’ song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” has died, following a long battle with the autoimmune disease lupus.

Revealed: The real Lucy in the sky with diamonds

The British housewife — whose passing was announced by the St Thomas’ Lupus Trust charity.

Vodden first achieved pop culture fame as a tot, when John Lennon’s son Julian drew a picture of her in nursery school in 1966. He took the picture home to his pops, explained it as “That’s Lucy in the sky with diamonds,” and a song legend was born.

The married housewife officially fessed up to being the Lucy from the classic song — which was released as a part of the group’s iconic “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album — two years ago, telling BBC radio:  Read more here

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