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In an interview with Billboard, the musician shared the inspiration behind some of The Beatles' biggest hits.
"Penny Lane was a place in Liverpool that we were very nostalgic for. It was a terminal where John and I got the bus to go to each other's houses. And all the things in the song are true. We never saw a banker in a plastic mac [raincoat] - we made him up - but there was a barber, there was a bank. There was a fire station. Once there was a nurse selling poppies - a lot of people thought the lyric was 'selling puppies,' but we're saying 'poppies'".
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