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Whatever Gets You Thru The Night
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8 May 2011
4.49am
theothergirl
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I was just wondering, am I the only one who finds it hard to distinguish Elton John's and John's vocals in this song? Everytime I hear it I try to pick out who is who, but for some reason I find it really difficult a-hard-days-night-ringo-14

Does anyone else have this problem? Or should I go get my hearing checked? a-hard-days-night-george-6

thanks apple01

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8 May 2011
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StrawberryLakiesha
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I used to be confused about it, but then after I got more intto Elton's music I could! A'm pretty sure that you must not be called the only one with that problem, but maybe you need you're heaing checked anyhowdy!!!a-hard-days-night-george-10

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8 May 2011
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It's a pretty similar harmony but I can separate the vocals. You do need to know some Elton John to distinguish.
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8 May 2011
7.38pm
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I think Elton's voice is in the back. I always thought it was just some back singer to emphasize Lennon's voicea-hard-days-night-john-5 I like Elton in his early career but can't stand his later songs

9 May 2011
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Not realy tried to tell who is who vocal-wise. Im not a big fan of Johns middle period but i heard this again recently and it sounded a lot better than i remembered it.

 

And yes Elton John started out good but like most singers his later period is not something i have any desire to seek out. For me only I Want Love and This Train Dont Stop Here are any good.

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10 May 2011
7.00am
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The song has always sounded speeded up to me.....maybe in more ways than one!!

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10 May 2011
10.01am
theothergirl
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Thanks everyone, I guess I'll just have to become more familliar with Elton's voice.

What would you think some of his best songs or albums would be?

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11 May 2011
5.45am
mjb
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Seventies stuff: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road era.....can't go wrong with that!

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11 May 2011
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They sort of sound like they're imitating each other ! Weird song...never liked it much but it was pretty fundamental in JL history.a-hard-days-night-john-2

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