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anything that HASN'T been written yet?
29 October 2010
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Is there any aspect of the work and lives of the boys that hasn't been written about? I feel like I could write a book, but then I start thinking about it, and everything has already been written, already -- yet I still feel like I want more, ha!

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29 October 2010
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Probably a lot with John.  But somethings are really left better unsaid.

29 October 2010
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There has been so many books written on THE BEATLES that I'm surprised that there isn't a BEATLES Library yet! Take care. 

30 October 2010
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Has there been one on their keen fashion sense?

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1 November 2010
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Not worthy of an entire book, obv; but I'd STILL like to know exactly when & how John learned piano. The Philip Norman bio and other Beatle history books I've read all make a big deal about how he came to play the harmonica & (obviously) guitar, but not a word about his learning keyboards.

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1 November 2010
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Beatle clothes, houses, cars, hairstyles, drugs, football teams, political affiliations, businesses, wives and lovers, films (including scripts and unseen photos), interviews, diaries and autobiographies, etc. There's no end of stuff to be written.

Personally I'd love to have a book of their houses, from Liverpool to Weybridge, Friar Park to the Dakota, with info on what is/was in them, the layout, who lives/d there etc. Most of the basic history is well known but who really knows how a Beatle lived? Apparently Yoko has got rooms full of John's stuff at the Dakota which is rarely seen by outsiders, but I'd dearly love to know what's in her collection.

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5 November 2010
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Something i would find interesting is "The Beatles relation with The Rolling Stones" because i have seen that many people believe they are rival bands and i think they were friends or at least they got along well, i would find that interesting.

And would tell me in what i am wrong and in what i am right

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5 November 2010
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a-hard-days-night-paul-6 I think Joe was asked to review a book like that.

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8 November 2010
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Yes, I got sent one but haven't had a chance to write about it yet. I think it's called The Beatles v The Rolling Stones.

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9 November 2010
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Joe said:

Yes, I got sent one but haven't had a chance to write about it yet. I think it's called The Beatles v The Rolling Stones.


Thanks for the informationa-hard-days-night-paul-6

I hope i can read the book one day, i am recently reading a book called "The Beatles:Fifty fabulous years" and had a bit of how the groups had influence one with the other and something with releases

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9 November 2010
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That always struck me as strange - that notion of having to choose sides, Stones or Beatles, if that really was the popular perception of the day. But maybe it made sense at the time.  (Me, I wouldn't want to deprive myself of EITHER band, but of course I'd take the Beatles if you held a gun to my head.)

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9 November 2010
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Von Bontee said:

That always struck me as strange - that notion of having to choose sides, Stones or Beatles, if that really was the popular perception of the day. But maybe it made sense at the time.  (Me, I wouldn't want to deprive myself of EITHER band, but of course I'd take the Beatles if you held a gun to my head.)


I think if you're posting on this site, it's basically guaranteed that you'd pick the Beatles.

If I seem to act unkind, it's only me, it's not my mind that is confusing things.

9 November 2010
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MeanMrs.Mustard said:

 


I think if you're posting on this site, it's basically guaranteed that you'd pick the Beatles.

Yeah, I guess that might've went without my saying...

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9 November 2010
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Von Bontee said:

That always struck me as strange - that notion of having to choose sides, Stones or Beatles, if that really was the popular perception of the day. But maybe it made sense at the time.  (Me, I wouldn't want to deprive myself of EITHER band, but of course I'd take the Beatles if you held a gun to my head.)


Yes that also is strange to me, personally i`ve only listened to only a few Rolling Stones songs but definitely i would choose The Beatles.

I really can`t understand because it seems like the interactions between the band were friendly and with what i have read they did collaborate(not the full group) but John and Paul gave backing vocals in "We love you" a rolling Stones song and Brian Jones played the Saxophone in "You know my name(look up the number)"

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10 November 2010
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And don't forget Mick Jagger singing on "All You Need Is Love"

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11 November 2010
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CranberrySauce said:

And don't forget Mick Jagger singing on "All You Need Is Love"


Thank you for reminding me about that, also talking about Mick Jagger i read in a Beatles book that Ringo and Paul were invited to his weddinga-hard-days-night-ringo-6
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11 November 2010
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Vonbontee, I Think John Learned The Piano from Paul, George Martin, Billy Preston and any pianist they met and befriended in Hamburg.
Personally I think he took tips from all of the above and hearing from ear to become the pianist he was at his death in 1980

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21 January 2011
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That's as good an answer as any, I guess! I just wish there was some definitive answer, y'know - like finding out that (let's say) Aunt Mimi owned a piano and insisted that John take lessons as a boy. And that he hated being forced to learn it, only to find out years later how useful such skills would ultimately become - that'd be a nice autobiographical detail.

One day, a tape-op got a tape on backwards, he went to play it, and it was all "Neeeradno-undowarrroom" and it was "Wow! Sounds Indian!" -- Paul McCartney
21 January 2011
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Didn't Mick and Keith sing in Yellow Submarine too? And Mick sang when the Beatles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (I Saw Her Standing There).

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10 April 2012
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And let's not let the obvious go unmentioned... John and Paul went to a corner and wrote "I Wanna Be Your Man" for the Stones. Jagger and Richards were amazed that they could tear something off in a matter of minutes. Andrew Loog Oldham was an early part of the Beatles entourage as well before he became the Stones manager.

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