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Math Just Solved The 50-Year-Old Mystery Of Who Actually Wrote A Beatles Song 😮

By Collin Gossel

Among Beatles fans, one question has remained unsolved: which member of the band wrote 1965's "In My Life"? Multiple Beatles take credit for the song, and it formerly seemed no answer would ever be found. Enter mathematics professor Jason Brown, who believes he's mathematically deduced which Beatle is truly responsible for the hit.

In a 1980 interview with Playboy, John Lennon took credit for the song, saying it was "the first song I wrote that was consciously about my life," though he also gave Paul McCartney some credit for a bit of the "middle eight."