8/17/10

And Brushes Her Long Blonde Hair

Pattie Boyd was born on March 17, 1944
She was one of the top models in england in the 60's.

In 1964 she met George Harrison on the set of the movie Help!


And were married in 1966

She was the inspiration for The Beatles song "Something"


In the late 60s George Harrison became friends with Eric Clapton, it is said that around this time he fell in love with Pattie.

Clapton's album with his band Derek and the Dominos Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs was his way of stating his love for her. 

"Layla" "Bell Bottom Blues" and "I Looked Away" being some of the more well known songs.


After Splitting with Harrison in 1974, Pattie and Eric were finally together.

In September, 1976, Clapton wrote the song "Wonderful Tonight" about Pattie while waiting for her to get ready to go to a party.

They were married in 1979.

They divorced in 1989.

She has become the definition of a muse. She inspired two of rock's greatest musicians.


Her beauty will live on forever in two of rock's greatest love songs.

She wrote a great autobiography titled Wonderful Tonight

Definitely should check it out.

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