Beatles hit Penny Lanes pretty nurses identity revealed

October 28th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Oct 28 (ANI): John Lennons school pal Stan Williams has revealed the identity of the Pretty Nurse featured in The Beatles hit Penny Lane as Beth Davidson.

Beth Davidson, who till date was identified as a woman wearing cadet nurses uniform and selling poppies, was actually Lennons chum when he was just 14.

Williams revealed Lennon chatted to Beth with him on the Liverpool Street in October 1954, reports British tabloid The Sun.

Later, he paid tribute to her in his 1967 hit, with the lyrics: Behind the shelter in the middle of the roundabout, the pretty nurse is selling poppies from the tray.

Beth later wedded Lennons pal Pete Shotton, from skiffle group The Quarrymen, which evolved into the Beatles. (ANI)

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