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A mi me gusta bailar el ritmo de la noche
13 March 2011
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StrawberryLakiesha
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In the song God, off Plastic Ono Band, does anyone know what John is referring to when he says he doesn't believe in Zimmerman? I thought maybe it could be referring to Bob Dylan because that's his real name, but do any of you know anything about this?

ONE MINUTE YOU'RE DEFENDING THE WHOLE GALAXY, AND SUDDENLY, YOU FIND YOURSELF SUCKING DOWN DARJEELING WITH MARIE ANTOINETTE AND HER LITTLE SISTER.!
13 March 2011
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It is indeed Dylan. I think John was calling him out on the whole name change thing, which is kind of hypocritical considering he changed his middle name from Winston to Ono.

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13 March 2011
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I think he just was calling out all the 60's hippie folks. I think (don't have the song at the ready) that the previous name was Kennedy, and he needed a long name, so he chose Zimmerman over Dylan.

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13 March 2011
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I thought it was more towards the cult following of Dylan by how young people were following in Dylan's footsteps almost with the anti-war, drugs, folk concept.

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13 March 2011
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PennyLane said:

I thought it was more towards the cult following of Dylan by how young people were following in Dylan's footsteps almost with the anti-war, drugs, folk concept.

But that was him!!!

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13 March 2011
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mr. Sun king coming together said:

I think he just was calling out all the 60's hippie folks. I think (don't have the song at the ready) that the previous name was Kennedy, and he needed a long name, so he chose Zimmerman over Dylan.

Elvis, Zimmerman, Beatles.

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13 March 2011
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The Walrus said:

mr. Sun king coming together said:

I think he just was calling out all the 60's hippie folks. I think (don't have the song at the ready) that the previous name was Kennedy, and he needed a long name, so he chose Zimmerman over Dylan.

Elvis, Zimmerman, Beatles.

Thanks. I guess I should clarify to say 50's/60's hippie folks.

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14 March 2011
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what's with the title of this topic?a-hard-days-night-ringo-7

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14 March 2011
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Sorry, it's actually supposed to be 'A mi me gusta bailar al ritmo de la noche' A accidentally spellt it rong!! I thaght it would be fun to tell you guys a little about myself, so A did in the topic name!(;

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14 March 2011
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Translation, if possible?

And I neeeeeeeeed her all the time
14 March 2011
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I like to dance to the rhythm of the night, According to Google Translate.

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
14 March 2011
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And Google Translate is Correct!!!

ONE MINUTE YOU'RE DEFENDING THE WHOLE GALAXY, AND SUDDENLY, YOU FIND YOURSELF SUCKING DOWN DARJEELING WITH MARIE ANTOINETTE AND HER LITTLE SISTER.!
14 March 2011
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Good to know.

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
14 March 2011
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Good to know thet Google Translate is correct, or Good To kno that A like To Dance to tha Rhythum Of the Night?a-hard-days-night-ringo-7

ONE MINUTE YOU'RE DEFENDING THE WHOLE GALAXY, AND SUDDENLY, YOU FIND YOURSELF SUCKING DOWN DARJEELING WITH MARIE ANTOINETTE AND HER LITTLE SISTER.!
14 March 2011
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Both.

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I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
14 March 2011
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Thanks Mr. Sun King!!!a-hard-days-night-george-8

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14 March 2011
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No problem.

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
18 March 2011
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From "Lennon Remembers":

 

Interviewer: Why did you choose to refer to Dylan as Zimmerman and not as Dylan?

John: Because Dylan is bullshit, Zimmerman is his name.

Yoko: He changed his name.

John: You see, I don't believe in Dylan. I don't believe in Tom Jones either in that way. Zimmerman is his name. My name    isn't John Beatle, it's John Lennon. You know, just like that.

 

(For the record, "Tom Jones" was born "Thomas John Woodward". Wasn't aware that there was anyone named "John Beatle".)

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18 March 2011
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vonbontee said:

 Wasn't aware that there was anyone named "John Beatle."

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