Kelloggs Corn Flakes inspired The Beatles' "Good Morning Good Morning"John Lennon, an avid television watcher, got the inspiration for the Beatles song “Good Morning Good Morning” from a TV commercial for Kellogg’s Corn Flakes. The jingle in the commercial went: “Good morning, good morning, The best to you each morning, Sunshine Breakfast, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes, Crisp and full of fun”. Lennon actually liked Corn Flakes and he mentioned them in “I Am The Walrus” when he sang “Sitting on a corn flake, waiting for the van to come.”

The line in the lyrics “It’s time for tea and Meet the Wife” is in reference to the 1960’s BBC sitcom Meet the Wife, starring Freddie Frinton and Thora Hird.

“Good Morning Good Morning” was recorded in February and March 1967 and was included on the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album. The guitar solo was played by Paul McCartney.

One Response to ““Good Morning Good Morning” was inspired by what TV commercial?”

  1. Ben Says:

    Wow, I didn’t know that! That’s really cool how Lennon can write a masterpiece of a song from a short advert. Incidentally my favourite advert and least favourite breakfast cereal.

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