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Date: 09/10/12 11:11 AM

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  1. Profile photo of kitteh9lives
    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
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    September 10, 2012 at 10:38 am
    Link: I Met The Walrus - 14-year-old Jerry Levitan snuck into John Lennon`s hotel room in Toronto and convinced John to do an interview.
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    LeHoFook Male 30-39
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    September 10, 2012 at 12:23 pm
    "Well, here`s another clue for you all
    The Walrus was Paul", J. Lennon
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    CoffeeCakes Male 30-39
    106 posts
    September 10, 2012 at 3:00 pm
    LeHoFook, you`re semi-correct.

    John was the original Walrus in `67 when the original song came out. In `68, he gave the name to Paul. Some feel he did this to mess with conspirators who compared the Walrus to death in some cultures.

    "I felt, he can have it. I`ve got Yoko, and you can have the name. I said `the Walrus is Paul` for that reason". -Interview in Rolling Stone 1971.
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    LeHoFook Male 30-39
    6 posts
    September 10, 2012 at 4:10 pm
    @CoffeeCakes, thanks for the additional insight. Interesting. I wasn`t aware of that Lennon interview in particular. Although I am not a Paul is dead conspiracy theorist, I`ve also heard the rumour that a bystander remarked that he (Paul) resembled a walrus upon looking at his mangled face after the alleged fatal auto accident ... thus the whole association. Was it more like The Beatles having a laugh by being cryptic ... almost certainly.

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