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5 January 2011
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When I listen to Strawberry Fields Forever I remember a special place I had when I was a kid. There was a lemon tree behind my house and a branch grew making a nice arc, so I could sneak into and sit under the tree. It was dangerous because the torns of the tree could sting me, but it was beautiful to sit there, watching the vivid green colors and smelling the lemon scent. I love it. And I felt different. a-hard-days-night-paul-11

 

And yeah, kids hate different people. Specially writers (BTW Is there a requisite that in order to be Beatle fan you must be a writer? Or maybe they inspire you so much that you feel an urge to write? a-hard-days-night-ringo-7). Anyway I was saying, kids hate different people. So you get hurt yeah.  a-hard-days-night-ringo-5

 

So SFF talks about those special places that make you feel an individual. A dreamy place. But if you notice, John sings this like shrugging his shoulders saying "Yeah, I'm different, so what?". So I can feel zero animosity here. (John? Not angry? Come on Mith, you must be high a-hard-days-night-ringo-12)

Not at all. John says :

"No one I think is in my tree, I mean it must be high or low.
That is you can't you know tune in but it's all right, that is I think it's not too bad. "

I understand that John says "Ok, I have the right to be different, so do you. If you hurt me, it's because you don't understand we're different and yet, we're the same, 2 persons. You don't get it. I get it. Your loss, not mine".

 

People hurt individuals because they're afraid of them. And that's terrible when you're a kid, because you're just learning to defend yourself. But when you grow up and see these people with empathy, you feel nothing but sorry for them, because they follow just the flow of the fashions to fit. Is that wrong? As long as they don't erase your individualism, no. Is it wrong if you don't do it? No.

 

And speaking of tattoos, RedLennon, check this. Dominic Monaghan, from LoTR and Lost, has this tattoo. And he got a new one with the lyrics of the End.

 

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Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
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mithveaen said:

When I listen to Strawberry Fields Forever I remember a special place I had when I was a kid. There was a lemon tree behind my house and a branch grew making a nice arc, so I could sneak into and sit under the tree. It was dangerous because the torns of the tree could sting me, but it was beautiful to sit there, watching the vivid green colors and smelling the lemon scent. I love it. And I felt different. a-hard-days-night-paul-11

 


No one, I think, is in your tree.

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The song is one of the main reasons I'm a John fan.  I mean, it demonstrates just what John Lennon is capable of as a writer.  It shows that he is capable of writing poetically through taking a childhood image and twisting it into a serious poetic song (sorry, I don't have a Thesaurus.).  At the same time, it stands a great contrast between songs such as I'm A Loser, which are more biographical and less poetic, truly showing his abilities as a songwriter.

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I Love that song. If you want to know more about it; watch this:

And this:

And if you wanna hear a mashup of all (I think) recordings; watch this:

Like it if you can.a-hard-days-night-george-10

(Or probably heart it).

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