|Song by The Beatles
from the album Abbey Road
|Released||26 September 1969|
|Recorded||25–30 July 1969|
|Abbey Road track listing|
Background[change | change source]
The name 'Polythene Pam' came from the nickname of an early Beatles' fan from the Cavern Club days, named Pat Hodgett (now Dawson), who would often eat polythene. She became known as 'Polythene Pat'. She said in an interview, "I used to eat polythene all the time. I'd tie it in knots and then eat it. Sometimes I even used to burn it and then eat it when it got cold."
Personnel[change | change source]
- John Lennon – vocals, 12-string acoustic guitar, rhythm guitar, handclaps
- Paul McCartney – backing vocals, bass, lead guitar, piano, electric piano
- George Harrison – backing vocals, lead guitar
- Ringo Starr – drums, tambourine, maracas, cowbell
Notes[change | change source]
- Turner, Steve (2003). "Abbey Road". A Hard Day's Write (9 ed.). HarperResource. p. 196. .