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Beatles songs that resemble each other
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14 September 2013
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I am going to have to admit I didn't read all the posts in this thread. It is kind of painful. So, I hope I am not repeating anyone with this observation.

At about 2:10 or so into "Sexy Sadie" there are a few seconds that sound like "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite" but with the words "Sexy Sadie she's the latest and greatest of them all".

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On I'll Be Back the first words "You know..." sounds like "I look..." from While My Guitar Weeps.

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There's that piano bit in "Revolution #9" that sounds like it was borrowed from the "Guitar Gently Weeps" intro (flown-in from that session?)

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The Lord Loves The One That Loves The Lord's opening guitar is incredibly similar to Old Brown Shoe's opening piano.

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3 February 2014
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I was playing guitar last night and noticed the chord progression for Something's bridge is the roughly the same as the chords in the verse to "Help."

A C#m F#m (Something adds an E bass note to the chord, most likely from Macca's bass line) D G A

The fabs often borrowed from themselves, but this is neat because this is two separate composers.  

Anyway, I thought it was neat.


EDIT: Oops "versus" in title should be "verse."  

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4 February 2014
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I find Nowhere Man and And Your Bird Can Sing to have a lot of structural similarities.

5 February 2014
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I opening chord from "All I've Got To Do" and "Oh! Darling" sound a bit similar to me.

5 February 2014
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Could have sworn I answered to a similar topic. Love Me Do and From Me To You resemble each other a bit. 


5 February 2014
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Octopus's Garden's guitar lick reminds me of a song, but I can't remember which one. I'll get back to you.

EDIT: I listened to it again, and the underlying guitar during the verses really reminds me of Sun King

DOUBLE EDIT: As mentioned in the OP, I Want You (She's So Heavy) and Because's riffs sound very similar.

TRIPLE EDIT: I just read through the rest of this thread, and it's hilarious. Just wow. I mean, I've read the Day In The Life thread, but this is just comical. I love this forum so much. heartapple01heart

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6 February 2014
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The Word and Taxman seem close,although could just be both having the staccato articulation of the notes.

And while a bit different I always get the same "vibe" from I'll Follow The Sun and I will.

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6 February 2014
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Be Sharps said

The Word and Taxman seem close,although could just be both having the staccato articulation of the notes.

That, and the fact that it's the same chord. Good call on that one!

Someone mentioned "Don't Let Me Down"/"Sun King" and there again, it's the same chord and even the same first few notes of the guitar lick. When I play either of those songs on my guitar, it starts in the exact same chord position.

Another musical mirroring is in "Rain"/"Paperback Writer." Paul's bass line is almost identical, note-for-note, in each song, albeit in a different tempo. Same key, though, with the same octave-jumps and inclusion of the 7th (which he also uses, in a different key, with "Taxman").

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