1964: Patti Boyd in a bare-shouldered evening dress and an elaborate bead necklace leans wistfully against a full-length mirror. (Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)

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Pattie Boyd Opens Up to Taylor Swift About Being an Iconic Muse

The rock ’n’ roll icon Boyd recently was interviewed by the pop superstar about George Harrison and Eric Clapton.

Rock ’n’ roll icon Pattie Boyd recently sat down with pop superstar Taylor Swift for a Q&A-style interview for Harper’s Bazaar about what it was like to be the muse for two of the world’s most iconic musicians. Married to George Harrison and Eric Clapton, Boyd has since remarried for a third time to a property developer — but for millions, she’ll always be the inspiration behind Clapton’s “Wonderful Tonight” and The Beatles’ “Something.”

Take a look at a snippet of their conversation below.

Pattie Boyd: I think in my case both George and Eric had an inability to communicate their feelings through normal conversation. I became a reflection for them.

Taylor Swift: I wondered who and what situation “Wonderful Tonight” was written about, and now I know it’s about you getting ready for a party, changing clothes, and saying, “I don’t like this, I don’t like that.”

PB: I came downstairs with trepidation thinking [Eric] was going to be so angry that I’d taken far too long, and instead he said, “Listen, I’ve just written this song.”

TS: That is so incredible to me.

Read the full story at Harper's Bazaar