How a Fan Recreated the Beatles Poster that Inspired John Lennon’s Oddest Song
The story goes that when John Lennon wrote the song “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!” from album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, he found inspiration in an ad heavy Victorian circus poster. Well when Beatles fanatic Peter Dean found this out he wanted a copy of that flyer for himself, however all he could find were less-than-suitable reproductions. So in true artist form, Dean created his own version in all of its glorious pain-staking detail.