Pink Floyd Name Dropped The Beatles “Lucy In The Sky” With Diamonds

The lyrics in the Pink Floyd song Let There Be More Light” from the 1968 album A Saucerful Of Secrets contains a quick reference to The Beatles song “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.”

Here are the lyrics below…

pink floyd the beatles let there be light lucy in the sky with diamonds

The outer lock rolled slowly back

The service men were heard to sigh

For there revealed in glowing robes

Was Lucy in the sky?

The name drop happens at around 2:47 below…

It’s a bit ironic, but years and years later, David Gilmour ended up buying the painting made by Julian Lennon that inspired the John Lennon penned song, “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” at an auction.  Click the link below to read the story about it…

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Bought Julian Lennon’s “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” Painting


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