It sounds like a beautiful dream

This song from the late 1960ies still sounds very fresh and awesome : The Octopus’s Garden, by the Beatles. It was written by Ringo, one of the 4 members of the band.

Ringo had the idea of writing this song while on summer vacation in Sardinia in 1968. He had eaten squid (=octopus) for the first time, and the captain of the boat explained to him that octopuses collect stones and objects to arrange them neatly on the seabed, kind of like a garden.

I’m glad you enjoyed it !

PS : I wonder if the famous cartoon series Sponge Bob is not inspired from this song…

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