Don’t get us wrong: We’re no fan of Paul McCartney. But at least we used to be. We’ve never been a fan of Yoko Ono. So if they were to feud, we’d have to choose McCartney, for old times’ sake. And they do feud, Ono more outspokenly than McCartney. Recently, when Ono was picking up a posthumous award for her late househusband, John Lennon, at the Q Awards in London, she took the opportunity to belittle McCartney’s songwriting talent. Apparently, Lennon once whined to Ono that people “cover Paul’s songs but never mine.” Ono told the audience that she told him, “You’re a good songwriter; it’s not June with spoon that you write. You’re a good singer, and most musicians are probably a little bit nervous about covering your songs.”
Coming to McCarney’s defense, the Daily Mail reported that the ex-Beatle had never rhymed June with spoon, but did rhyme spoon with lagoon in “She Came in Through the Bathroom Window.”
“She came in through the bathroom window/ Protected by a silver spoon/But now she sucks her thumb and wanders/By the banks of her own lagoon.” Huh?