|The L.S. Bumble Bee - A-side Label|
|The Beatles Contribution:||L.S.D.|
|Catalogue No.||F 12551|
|Release Date||February 1967|
|U.K. Singles Chart Detail :||Did NOT Chart|
A single that disappeared in 1967, so much so that once Beatle bootlegs got going in the 70's and this was included on many of them, many people thought it an undiscovered Beatle gem (e.g. see L. S. Bumble Bee). Not so, just a whimsical comedic moment from two of England's funniest and talented men of the 60's.
Dudley Moore wrote a letter on 15th December 1981 in which he said,
Regarding "The L.S. Bumble Bee", Peter Cook and I recorded that song about the time when there was so much fuss about L.S.D., and when everybody thought that "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" was a reference to drugs. The exciting alternative offered to the world was L.S.B.!, and I wrote the music to, in some ways, satirize the Beach Boys rather than the Beatles. But I'm grateful if some small part of the world thinks that it may have been them, rather than us !"Dudley goes on to describe the recording session, which we won't cover here.