''It was a slightly new sound at the time, because it was pretty fuckin' heavy for then. If you go and look in the charts for what other music people were making, and you hear it now, it doesn't sound too bad. It's all happening, it's a heavy record. I used to like guitars,” he said. “I didn’t want anything else on the album but guitars and jangling piano. ''Ticket to Ride'' was one of the earliest heavy-metal records made.'' - John Lennon
''Ticket To Ride'' was written by John and myself in the middle of some other stuff for the film at his house one afternoon. We wrote the melody together; you can hear on the record, John’s taking the melody and I‘m singing harmony with it. We’d often work those out as we wrote them. Because John sang it, you might have to give him 60 percent of it. It was pretty much a work job that turned out quite well.'' - Paul McCartney
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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