The mystery of who wrote a 50-year-old Beatles song is solved, thanks to math

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Which member of The Beatles wrote “In My Life,” from the 1965 album Rubber Soul? It turns out that math has the answer.

Debates have long raged across pop culture about who wrote which Beatles song, both before and after the internet was born. The melody from “In My Life” in particular has been one of the bigger sources of consternation among fans.

John Lennon said in a 1980 interview with Playboy that it was his, even singling it out as “the first song I wrote that was consciously about my life.” He did say McCartney helped with part of the song, the “middle-eight,” he said.  Read more…

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The mystery of who wrote a 50-year-old Beatles song is solved, thanks to math