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9 August 2013
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To the fountain of perpetual mirth, Let it roll for all its worth.

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9 August 2013
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Staying on topic, once again A Hard Day's Night is one of my favorite albums definitely top 5 There really isn't a song I don't care for so here's a list I made of the songs I like on this album in order:

1. If I Fell

2. Things We Said Today

3. I Should Have Known Better

4. And I Love Her

5. I'm Happy Just To Dance With You

6. You Can't Do That

7. I'll Be Back

8. Tell Me Why

9. Can't Buy Me Love

10. Any Time At All

11. A Hard Day's Night

12. I'll Cry Instead

13. When I Get Home

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9 August 2013
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Still my number one Beatles album, full of killer songs. I think You Can't Do That might be my favourite on the record, but the ballads are probably better than the rockers. The only weak one is I'll Cry Instead, but that's over quickly.

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9 August 2013
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Joe said
Still my number one Beatles album, full of killer songs. I think
You Can't Do That might be my favourite on the record, but the ballads are probably better than the rockers. The only weak one is I'll Cry Instead, but that's over quickly.

It's in my top Fab 5.

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3 September 2013
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I love AHDN. It's my third favorite album after Abbey Road and Beatles For Sale (well, at least for the moment- my favorites change a lot). However, Things We Said Today is my least favorite on the album. I'm not really sure why, but it kind of annoys me. The harmonies are good, but overall it's just not a song I like. And my favorite is Any Time At All, especially because I found out that Paul sings the second "Any Time At All" in each chorus, so whenever I sing along I sing, "Any Time At All, second time it's Paul..."

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10 September 2013
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I love that the last song on ADHN is the melancholy "I'll Be Back." It's almost like a foreshadowing of their future with the more mature sound and lyrics, and it also works because they would be back again. Almost like Frosty the Snowman. a-hard-days-night-john-6

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17 September 2013
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AHDN album is one of my favorite albums of the Beatles, because this is were they get their first movie soundtrack album. And I also, I think this album started the history of Beatlemania, am I right?

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17 September 2013
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Beatlemania was "officially" thought to have commenced in the UK in October '63, although arguably it can said to have started that summer when they began rising up the bill on their tours from support to headliner. I think it was officially coined and announced by the UK papers in October '63 though. And in the US, once I Want To Hold Your Hand hit #1 in late '63/early '64, that was it. As you said, vonbontee, the AHDN film was merely a snapshot of the phenomenon that was already going in full force.

Interesting to know is that they were booked for Ed Sullivan in Feb. '64 REGARDLESS of if they had a #1 record or not. Epstein had negotiated it in late '63 with Ed on one of his trips to NYC.

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DrBeatle said
Beatlemania was "officially" thought to have commenced in the UK in October '63, although arguably it can said to have started that summer when they began rising up the bill on their tours from support to headliner. I think it was officially coined and announced by the UK papers in October '63 though. And in the US, once
I Want To Hold Your Hand hit #1 in late '63/early '64, that was it. As you said, vonbontee, the AHDN film was merely a snapshot of the phenomenon that was already going in full force.

Interesting to know is that they were booked for Ed Sullivan in Feb. '64 REGARDLESS of if they had a #1 record or not. Epstein had negotiated it in late '63 with Ed on one of his trips to NYC.

 

Ed saw the hysteria of UK Beatlemania firsthand at the London airport when the Beatles came back from Sweden. He offered them a one-shot appearance at a high rate, and Epstein went for three shows at a reduced rate instead, figuring the American audience would want to see them again quickly. (And he was right.) It helped that by the time the Beatles landed on Sullivan, they had that #1 record, so it was a huge coup for Ed and his "really big sheeew."

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1 October 2013
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Well I don't know what you think about that album he may not as famuse as Sgt. Pepper or Abbey Road but when I come home tird from a long day it is my albume... 

you can conect to each word each bit in those songs it makes me feel happy inside and not alone in this world as usually.hearta-hard-days-night-george-10

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1 October 2013
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Eleanor-Rigby said
Well I don't know what you think about that album he may not as famuse as
Sgt. Pepper or Abbey Road but when I come home tird from a long day it is my albume... 

you can conect to each word each bit in those songs it makes me feel happy inside and not alone in this world as usually.hearta-hard-days-night-george-10

It DOES have a great vibe to it - and welcome to the forums *wave*.

 

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A Hard Day's Night was my first album and I couldn't stop playing it, I loved it. Still do, as a matter of fact, it's just brilliant.

It's definitely my favourite early Beatles album and in my top three of all-time favourite albums.

There is not a single song on the album that I dislike, there are just a few songs that stand out more than others. I can't choose a favourite one, but ones that I really like are:

(It's hard because I almost wanted to put the whole album in my list ahdn_george_08)

Overall it's a superb album with great harmonies and catchy songs.

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