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VIDEO: A Beatles Song That Only Dogs Can Hear!

A Day in the Life, the final song on The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album features a special section just for your dog!

Written by John Lennon and outspoken animal activist, Paul McCartney, the song has a short section of audio that only dogs can hear. And, we just love their reason for putting it into the song!

Wikipedia explains:

Following “A Day in the Life” on the Sgt. Pepper album is a high-frequency 15-kilohertz tone and some randomly spliced Beatles studio chatter. The frequency is best understood as what we know as a dog whistle as the frequency is picked up by a dog’s ear and was part of their humor. They joked about picturing barking dogs should they be present when the album would finish.

The whistle appears at about 5:05 in the video below (or so we’re told – we can’t hear it to confirm!).

Hit play, enjoy the song, then watch for your dog’s reaction just after the 5-minute mark!


So, did your dog react? Tell us about it!

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