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14 November 2010
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This is something that I've noticed for a very long time; maybe it's common knowledge in The Beatles community, but I thought I'd say something about it anyhow.

I'm quite sure that in the song Do You Want To Know A Secret, John is the one singing the line "I'm in love with you!… Ooh-ooh-oooooh", not George.


(To save time, skip to 0:33)

I may be wrong; but I'm not sure if George had that rough, rock'n'roll voice in him at the time of PPM. a-hard-days-night-george-5 Perhaps John offered to jump in and handle that line for him?


What are your thoughts on this? a-hard-days-night-george-6

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Mrs. Taxman said:

I think its George. Although it sounds like John, George's voice could sound like that as well as there's no point in switching out lead vocals for one line. idk maybe it is john but I'm still convinced that its Georgie



Yeah; the more I hear it and other people's strong opinions the more I think it's George… a-hard-days-night-paul-4 And yay for half-apples!
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I agree that it does sound like John, but I'm sure it's George.

From Anthology:

'Do You Want To Know A Secret' was 'my song' on the album. I didn't
like my vocal on it. I didn't know how to sing; nobody told me how to
: 'Listen, do da do, Do You Want To Know A Secret? do da do. Do you
promise not to tell...'

I suspect George was mimicking the style he'd heard the others use, before he found a voice of his own.

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