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Did John Lennon have gay leanings?
13 November 2013
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When Im 64 said

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When Im 64 said

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Is Honey Boo Boo considered a modern day poet?

Having spent 13 seconds googling it i'd go with a please god no. If so we really need to take a look where the world is going.

Yeah, let's leave it if she is, she is or if she is no she is not. I can never keep my eye on her. Nothing with that family I like.

I'd rather leave it that she is not. 

K. I would rather leave it like that. All the crap she's done. Now let's move on shall we?

Very very very happily and not too soon.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
13 November 2013
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^ Good plan – now about that Pussy Cats cover :)

14 November 2013
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Paul has worn pink shirts of various shades over years.

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14 November 2013
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As I said before the interruption, definitely a pink skirt… and pink shoes…

http://i2.wp.com/jefitoblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Harry-Nilsson-Pussy-Cats-oran-1612881.jpg?w=200

And there, under the table, a child's alphabet block with the letter "D" on it, a rug, and another child's alphabet block with the letter "S" on it. Say what you see, D+rug+S!

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14 November 2013
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Funny Paper said
Paul has worn pink shirts of various shades over years.

Just stirring – but a shirt is one thing – and a dress quite another :)

 

14 November 2013
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Funny Paper said
Paul has worn pink shirts of various shades over years.

"It's called Sex Panther by Odeon. It's illegal in nine countries. Yep, it's made with bits of real panther, so you know it's good."

14 November 2013
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wetsroosa said

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Paul has worn pink shirts of various shades over years.

And he looks good in pink. Perhaps John thought so too.

Can buy Joe love! Here's the link that explains how. http://www.beatlesbible.com/forum/getting-better/forum-changes/page-9/#p110183

 

14 November 2013
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Maybe John would have liked your avatar of Paul as well.

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14 November 2013
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When Im 64 said
Maybe John would have liked your avatar of Paul as well.

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Can buy Joe love! Here's the link that explains how. http://www.beatlesbible.com/forum/getting-better/forum-changes/page-9/#p110183

 

14 November 2013
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Ahhh Girl said

When Im 64 said
Maybe John would have liked your avatar of Paul as well.

laughed so hard it made me cough apple01

Glad you liked it *wink*

 

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14 November 2013
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When Im 64 said

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When Im 64 said
Maybe John would have liked your avatar of Paul as well.

laughed so hard it made me cough apple01

Glad you liked it *wink*

 

I just have to say your avatar is making my heart flutter a-hard-days-night-paul-7 *sigh*

Can buy Joe love! Here's the link that explains how. http://www.beatlesbible.com/forum/getting-better/forum-changes/page-9/#p110183

 

14 November 2013
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Ahhh Girl said

When Im 64 said

Ahhh Girl said

When Im 64 said
Maybe John would have liked your avatar of Paul as well.

laughed so hard it made me cough apple01

Glad you liked it *wink*

 

I just have to say your avatar is making my heart flutter a-hard-days-night-paul-7 *sigh*

Why thanks, getting good compliments already! 

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Here's something interesting.  John on why he almost killed Bob Wooler:  "I must have been frightened of the fag in me to get so angry."

"This Beatles talk bores me to death." --John Lennon

20 January 2014
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Expert Textpert said
Here's something interesting.  John on why he almost killed Bob Wooler:  "I must have been frightened of the fag in me to get so angry."

Haven't seen that before? Is that from an interview, or from someone repeating something John supposedly said to them? I can't imagine that's a first person quote.

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21 January 2014
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It is in fact a first person quote, from Anthology page 98.

"This Beatles talk bores me to death." --John Lennon

21 January 2014
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That's interesting. I must have read it before. I'll have to pull out my copy and see where they source it to.

As you know, ExTex, John often said things for effect. I'll see if I can find that full quote.

I got suspicious of quotes back in the '80s when Dezo Hoffman published a book of his photographs of the group called With The Beatles, and on the back cover it had a quote from John, "…Dezo Hoffman was the best photographer in the world". When you find the actual quote, the full line is, "At the time, we believed Dezo… etc.", which kind of changes of it. Not a lie, but not the truth.

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21 January 2014
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^I had bought that book in London in 1993…sadly it got ruined in a flood in my basement a couple of years ago paul-mccartney But you're right, talk about taken out of context!

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21 January 2014
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As for John's quote above about being frightened of his inner gay, I don't there's much chance it was taken out of context.  It's pretty straightforward in the text.

"This Beatles talk bores me to death." --John Lennon

22 January 2014
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Has anyone heard of the audio diary from the late 70's. Theres a clip on you tube from a demo and he mentions that he groped his mom. I skipped the rest to the demos. But he basically said it was a sexual urge. That being said that it was wrong and creepy but a hetero urge, his first I belive he said. I think he just had a huge sexual appetite, and didnt know how to satisfy it. It would of ended up in lyrics and I just dont hear it. 

22 January 2014
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The, or at least one diary tape (running time 13:43) has been heavily bootlegged. I haven't listened to it yet as its meant to be an unsettling experience and shatters the illusion (again) of endless bright sunny days of John breaking bread whilst Yoko happily skips to and from work whistling Hi-Ho. 

Will shove it on my ipod and try and get thru it, listening to one of your idols spouting rage and bile is not the easiest thing to do however. Maybe its better than i have been led to believe and John is his normal lovable self (as promoted and marketed by The John Lennon Estate).

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
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