John Lennon's son Julian 'saddened' over death of the real 'Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds'
The real life woman -- Lucy Vodden -- who inspired the Beatles' song Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds," has died after a years-long battle with lupus. Vodden died at age 46 at St. Thomas' Hospital in London.
A young Julian Lennon once brought home a drawing of his classmate, Lucy, titled Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds." His father, John Lennon, used the phrase and the drawing as inspiration for the Beatles' psychedelic masterpiece.
Julian, who is shocked and saddened" by Vodden's death, had reportedly reached out to his school pal in recent years. Lupus is a chronic disease in which the immune system attacks the body's tissue.