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For the opening [E] chord, you do a quick shuffle strum (16th notes)
/ dudu dudu dudu dudu / dudu dudu dudu dudu/
/ 1 2 3 4 / 1 2 3 4 /
The rhythm is like quickly saying:
The strum suggestions for the end of lines are just one possibility - you can make up your own!
McCartney said the song was inspired by one of the fans who hung around outside McCartney's St John's Wood home, and who had broken in, later revealed to be Diane Ashley. She said:
We were bored, he was out and so we decided to pay him a visit. We found a ladder in his garden and stuck it up at the bathroom window which he'd left slightly open. I was the one who climbed up and got in.
She then opened the front door to let the others inside. In addition to clothes, the "fans" also stole a number of photographs.
Margo Bird remembers being good friends with McCartney – she would often take his dog for walks – and later got a job at Apple Corps. She says that she was asked to retrieve a photograph of McCartney's father, Jim, which she did.