No wonder Jeff Lynne is sometimes referred to as the sixth Beatle. Ashley - Moncton, Canada Styx covered this song in and made a music video for it with a cameo from Billy Bob Thornton. Yellow matter custard, green slop pie All mixed together with a dead dog's eye Slap it on a butty, ten foot thick Then wash it all down with a cup of cold sick The song's opening line, "I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together" is based on the song "Marching To Pretoria," which contains the lyric, "I'm with you and you're with me and we are all together. Engineer Geoff Emerick recalled, "the look of emptiness on their faces when they were playing. In the Anthology version of this song, they experiment with four octaves in the intro. He decided to mix bits of the broadcast into the song, resulting in some radio static and disjointed bits of dialogue. In his Playboy interview, Lennon said: I should have said, 'I am the carpenter. During the fade, while the choir sings, a voice says "Bury Me" which is what Paul might have said after he died. I never went into that bit about what he really meant, like people are doing with the Beatles' work. All these people were going on about Hare Krishna, Allen Ginsberg in particular. Frank Zappa and the Mothers Of Invention performed the song as part of their late '70s - early '80s live repertoire, giving it their own comic treatment. Also, just before Lennon says, "Sitting in an English garden waiting for the sun," Ringo does two hits on snare and floor tom before hitting crash.