I read the news today, oh boy
About a lucky man who made the grade

from The Beatles – A Day In The Life Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Lennon read the story in London’s Daily Mail newspaper: Guinness heir Tara Browne died in a car accident in 1967. For more information see here.

Tara was a baller playboy and homie of The Rolling Stones — and is rumoured to have been under the influence of LSD during the crash.

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