10 Things You Didn't Know About the Beatles' MusicComposer and engineer Scott Freiman deconstructs the band's work and unveils some little-known facts
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The Bridge on 'A Day in the Life' Was Inspired By 'Hey Joe'
Paul McCartney was a big fan of Jimi Hendrix from the guitarist's arrival in the U.K. Hendrix's "Hey Joe" directly inspired the descending bridge on "A Day in the Life"; Freiman identifies it as a "quadruple plagal cadence."
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