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"Octopus's Garden" is a song by The Beatles, written by Ringo Starr.

It's from their album Abbey Road (1969).

It's the second song he wrote for The Beatles, when he quit The Beatles in 1969. He quit the band and spent some time on a boating trip with his family, where he heard a story of how octopi travel the ocean looking for shiny things to keep.

Ringo Starr thought that this was amazing, how peaceful and happy… read more

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  • Avatar for John_Spectre
    @websrfr: they stopped touring many years before this song was written. I think this song could be interpreted as Ringo wanting to hide away from the hostile atmosphere between the members of the band at the time. or it's just a fun, silly song.
  • Avatar for websrfr
    ringwraith10, how is this about tax evasion? They could be hiding from their fans - fans are the reason they quit touring.
  • Avatar for racheln92
    hahaha! I love this song! what hippiness. only hippies would write something like that. haha! good job folks! One of those beatles songs I really like.
  • Avatar for theironictea
    I'm skeptical whether or not Ringo actually composed this song. Sounds like George had a lot more work put into this. It's still an excellent track.
  • Avatar for diegodasnovinha
    This music makes me happy...
  • Avatar for ringwraith10
    Best song about tax evasion I've ever heard.
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  • Avatar for BiIIyShears
    It's impossible to not smile while listening to this.
  • Avatar for MrShayton
    Nice Song

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