Savoy Truffle (Harrison)

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Savoy Truffle (Harrison)

The lyrics to Savoy Truffle were taken almost entirely from a box of Mackintosh’s Good News chocolates, and George wrote the song in tribute to good friend Eric Clapton’s love of chocolate.

Pro-dentist message

“You’ll have to have them all pulled out” refers to one’s teeth rotting after eating the many sweets named in Savoy Truffle.

Personnel

  • George Harrison – lead vocal, rhythm guitar, lead guitars, Hammond organ, acoustic guitar
  • Paul McCartney – harmony vocal, bass guitar
  • Ringo Starr – drums
  • Uncredited but played by the Beatles – tambourine
  • Chris Thomas – electric piano, organ
  • Art Ellefson – tenor saxophone
  • Danny Moss – tenor saxophone
  • Derek Collins – tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Ross – baritone saxophone
  • Harry Klein – baritone saxophone
  • Bernard George – baritone saxophone

Release history

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