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George Harrison wrote the song as a tribute to his friend Eric Clapton's chocolate addiction, and indeed he derived the title and many of the lyrics from a box of Mackintosh's Good News chocolates. Supposedly all of the confectionery names used in the song are authentic, except cherry cream and coconut fudge.

The chorus ("But you'll have to have them all pulled out after the savoy truffle") is a reference to the deterioration of one's teeth after eating too many… read more

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Creme tangerine and Montelimar
A ginger sling with a pineapple heart
A coffee dessert, yes, you know it's good news
But you have to have them all pulled out

The Beatles - Savoy Truffle Lyrics

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  • Thumpingly great song!
  • Mine had toffee in it
  • how lovely it would be if I went to a party and suddenly this music begins to play. CREEEAM TAAAANGERINE tuntz
  • Grooviness overload [2] I got addicted. and hungry.
  • this is the cool song
  • sounds yummy
  • what a viiiiiiibe <3 I don't know how anyone couldn't love it.. I love @ 2:15 :)
  • <3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3,3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3
  • I never noticed this song. This is the shit! :O
  • The vocals in this always remind me of Donovan :L

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