Why George Harrison Thought Fans Might Laugh at The Beatles' 'Octopus's Garden'

Monday, May 09, 2022

George Harrison revealed what he thought of “Octopus’s Garden,” a song by Ringo Starr from The Beatles’ Abbey Road.
George discussed how Beatles fans reacted to the song.
Abbey Road became an international hit.

One of the few songs Ringo Starr wrote for The Beatles is “Octopus’s Garden.” George Harrison once revealed what he thought of the song. Subsequently, he discussed why it was difficult for The Beatles to make albums.According to the book George Harrison on George Harrison: Interviews and Encounters, George discussed Abbey Road in a 1969 interview. He revealed he liked the only song on the album Ringo wrote: “Octopus’s Garden. “Because, I mean, most people say, ‘Oh, well, it’s Ringo,’ or you know, ‘Ha-ha’ or something,” he said. “But it’s great that Ringo should do it.



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