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Beatles on American Idol tonight...
7 April 2010
1.10am
Alissa
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I'm not a weekly watcher in the least, but since Lennon/McCartney songs will be tonight's theme, I thought we could discuss some of the performances here once they're on Youtube.

Should be an interesting night... ugh, I cringe when I hear someone as vile as Ryan Seacrest say, "The BeEtles!"

a-hard-days-night-paul-1

Tongue, lose thy light. Moon, take thy flight… see ya, George!
7 April 2010
1.57am
skye
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Damn, I'm actually tempted to watch it now. How do you pronounce a capital 'e'?

Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo! So little time! So much to know!
7 April 2010
6.04am
iCaramba
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a-hard-days-night-paul-3 Didgeridoos and bagpipes?! At least it made for an interesting evening…

I haven't watched AI in a long time, but it seems that every time they have a Lennon-McCartney night, someone sings Let it Be, The Long And Winding Road, and Hey Jude… snoooooooze. Show offs.

The three who sang John songs were all pretty good, I thought. I kinda dug that chick who did Come Together. Not bad. She did have a Bonnie Raitt feel. And the dude who did Jealous Guy… he was kinda cool, I'm embarrassed to admit. And an out-of-the-box choice… gotta give him props for that, at the very least.

7 April 2010
10.41pm
Alissa
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He indeed did to the song justice:

The only other one  liked was the one you mentioned, Come Together. The others were heinous! I mean, I could have named the songs everyone would perform before mentioning them- same old, same old. Not that they're bad songs (impossible!) but they're the only songs the once-in-a-while listener knows.
Though, now that I think of it, the Can't Buy My Love guy wasn't terrible... 

 

Tongue, lose thy light. Moon, take thy flight… see ya, George!
8 April 2010
2.38am
skye
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He did a good job. Too bad they don't have time for the full song.

Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo! So little time! So much to know!
27 October 2010
2.43am
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Do people not realize L&M wrote more than 15 good songs
What did you think of The Eleanor Rigby Dude

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

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