The group's 'meter maid' did wonders for the image of female traffic wardens.
2 Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds: The initials were mistakenly thought to stand for LSD.
3 Sexy Sadie: On the band's White Album, it was aimed at the Maharishi Yogi.
4 Eleanor Rigby: A No.1 single that dealt with loneliness and old age.
5 Dear Prudence: Written for Prudence Farrow, the sister of actress Mia Farrow.
6 Martha My Dear: Jazzy White Album song, inspired by Paul McCartney's old English sheepdog Martha.
7 Polythene Pam: Abbey Road heroine who was "so good-looking, but she looked like a man".
8 Julia: Written for John Lennon's mother Julia, who was knocked down and killed by a car.
9 What's the New Mary Jane: Written in 1968 but only released in 1996 on the Anthology album.
10 Michelle: With lyrics partly in French, it became a No.1 hit for The Overlanders.