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18 April 2011
11.29pm
mr. Sun king coming together
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I truly love this album. I also have a theory as to why it is overlooked. George's solo worked dipped in the mid 70's, with bad reviews and bad press (see the My Sweet Lord case), so I feel this isn't rightfully viewed as the masterpiece it is. Does anyone else have this, and if so, how do you like it.

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

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

18 April 2011
11.51pm
StrawberryLakiesha
Shea Stadium
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I have this album and I think it's really good, especially All Those Years Ago and Save The World, those are my favorites! I'd say it's probably his fourth best album, in my opinion. I also I liked the quote that was in it by Ghandi I think, about how there was no time where we did not exist and there will be no future where we cease to be.a-hard-days-night-george-8

ONE MINUTE YOU'RE DEFENDING THE WHOLE GALAXY, AND SUDDENLY, YOU FIND YOURSELF SUCKING DOWN DARJEELING WITH MARIE ANTOINETTE AND HER LITTLE SISTER.!
18 April 2011
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Till There Was You
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Do you think the "My Sweet Lord" case needs its own thread?

Never heard it, but I will soon, I promise. It got two stars from Rolling Stone, and three-and-a-half from Allmusic. What are some songs that it features?

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18 April 2011
11.54pm
mr. Sun king coming together
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All Thais Years ago was the tribute to Lennon, and a monster hit, but Save the World, Blood From A Clone, Writing's On The Wall and Baltimore Oriole are all great. And for MSL, give me two minutes.
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As if it matters how a man falls down.'

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

19 April 2011
1.11am
mithveaen
Sitarday's room
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I'm ashamed to say I don't have it... but I will get it soon. a-hard-days-night-george-5

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
19 April 2011
4.24pm
Inner Light
Friar Park
Candlestick Park
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mr. Sun king coming together said:

I truly love this album. I also have a theory as to why it is overlooked. George's solo worked dipped in the mid 70's, with bad reviews and bad press (see the My Sweet Lord case), so I feel this isn't rightfully viewed as the masterpiece it is. Does anyone else have this, and if so, how do you like it.

You are correct. This album was overlooked. George was pretty upset that he had to re-write some tunes due to Warner not liking some of his low key songs and three of them were deleted and replaced with new ones. They even rejected his original cover. 

I like this album especially 'That Which I have Lost' (great guitar playing by him) and of course 'All Those Years Ago' (he does a great version of that song on the 'Live In Japan' album)

 

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11 December 2011
3.50pm
BeatlesLover4Ever96
Penny Lane
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I also agree that this is a great album,my favorites from it are Blood From A Clone,Life Itself,All Those Years Ago and That Which I Have Lost.

"Why in the world are we here?Surely not to live in pain and fear" – John
12 December 2011
9.33am
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BeatlesLover4Ever96 said:

I also agree that this is a great album…

 

I'm another one who thinks that this is a great (and often over-looked) album.

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7 January 2012
2.22am
Sgt. Pepper
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I really enjoy All Those Years Ago and Life Itself. Poor George was always underrated, if you ask me...

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7 January 2012
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Inner Light
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Sgt. Pepper said:

I really enjoy All Those Years Ago and Life Itself. Poor George was always underrated, if you ask me...

YES! He was.

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8 January 2012
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 I agree......a-hard-days-night-george-8

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
8 January 2012
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Most artists would have been overshadowed by Lennon & McCartney, it would be difficult enough with just one but both.a-hard-days-night-ringo-13a-hard-days-night-ringo-6One of the most pleasing things is that for the early 70's, up to '73/'74 George was the most succesful of the 4. Even Ringo got his chance to shine for a while.a-hard-days-night-ringo-15

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