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27 November 2010
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mr. Sun king coming together
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A lot of People seem to really dislike this song, and i wonder why? It is a Great song that was improved by the Strings and Choir of Phil Spector, that is very memorable and has beautiful lyrics. What about this song do people dislike?

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
27 November 2010
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I don't care for the strings or choir. And neither did Paul, but that could be because no one asked him about it before adding it. I like the Naked version.

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27 November 2010
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I hate The Naked version because it isn't the same take as I'm used to and because It has lyrical changes., When I want it sans Strings, I check the Anthology 3 version on YouTube.

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
27 November 2010
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Ok then. a-hard-days-night-paul-6

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27 November 2010
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I think it's tedious.

You all will have read that Dave Dee is no longer with us. But Mickey and Titch and I would like to carry on the good work that's always gone down in number two.
27 November 2010
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It's Beautiful. I liken it an Operatic performance by Paul McCartney

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
27 November 2010
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mr. Sun king coming together said:

It's Beautiful. I liken it an Operatic performance by Paul McCartney


I'll tell what's beautiful: For No One, Here There And Everywhere, Martha My Dear, I Will, etc. etc. Perfect McCartney compositions, not tedious McCartney boredom trips.
You all will have read that Dave Dee is no longer with us. But Mickey and Titch and I would like to carry on the good work that's always gone down in number two.
27 November 2010
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DoctorRobert said:

mr. Sun king coming together said:

It's Beautiful. I liken it an Operatic performance by Paul McCartney


I'll tell what's beautiful: For No One, Here There And Everywhere, Martha My Dear, I Will, etc. etc. Perfect McCartney compositions, not tedious McCartney boredom trips.

 


Martha My Dear is a good song about a Dog, Neither are For No One or I Will are Beautiful.

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
27 November 2010
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It's just sappy. It's the equivalent of a slice of chocolate cake with chocolate and caramel sauce and fudge ripple ice cream with a pound of sugar dumped on it.

And this is coming from someone who really appreciates Maybe I'm Amazed, I Will, and Here, There, and Everywhere.

"We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." — Dr. Seuss
 
 
27 November 2010
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I like it because it describes a very poignant moment in my life.

 

So I can't tell if it's sappy or not. It works for me. It was for long, long time my favorite Beatle song. a-hard-days-night-paul-11

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...
27 November 2010
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mithveaen said:

I like it because it describes a very poignant moment in my life.

 

So I can't tell if it's sappy or not. It works for me. It was for long, long time my favorite Beatle song. a-hard-days-night-paul-11


Finally someone who agrees. Is the poignant moment too personal to share with the BB? I'll give you  Apples apple01apple01apple01apple01apple01apple01apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple01apple01apple01apple01apple01apple01
I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
27 November 2010
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mr. Sun king coming together said:

mithveaen said:

I like it because it describes a very poignant moment in my life.

 

So I can't tell if it's sappy or not. It works for me. It was for long, long time my favorite Beatle song. a-hard-days-night-paul-11


Finally someone who agrees. Is the poignant moment too personal to share with the BB? I'll give you  Apples apple01apple01apple01apple01apple01apple01apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple02apple01apple01apple01apple01apple01apple01

 


Well I think I have said it before so…
 

I was in love with a guy, we were engaged and he broke up with me for reasons he didn't explain. He just said it was the best for both of us. He was not a jerk at all, the situation was truly terrible for him and his family. When I came back home I was totally heartbroken. I mean it, totally heartbroken. I think I lost like 8 kilos because I didn't feel like eating or even getting up.

Just a few days later, for no special reason, I was listening to this song and when I heard "You left me standing here, long long time ago, don't leave me waiting here lead me to your door" I just broke in tears because that's what I wanted to tell him. And even today, when I hear the "and many times I've cried, anyway you'll never know", I feel tears because I think of him, and also I think of my deceased Mom.

 

So there you go. That's the story.

 

Edit : Something has the same effect on me. And funny enough I heard these 2 songs live with Paul in the concert last May and I didn't feel sad or like crying. I just enjoyed them.

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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That's a…….unique experience and I am sorry for you. Thank you for Sharing the story

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I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
27 November 2010
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Thanks. There's no need to be sorry though. If I had married him we might have ended uip divorced, we never know. a-hard-days-night-paul-11

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...
28 November 2010
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mr. Sun king coming together said:

Neither "For No One" or "I Will" are beautiful.


WHAT? How can you not see the beauty in "For No One?" The horn solo, the mournful vocal by Paul, and, of course, the poetic lyrical beauty all make this my second-favorite Paul song. 

"There will be times when all the things she said will fill your head; you won't forget her." 

If I seem to act unkind, it's only me, it's not my mind that is confusing things.

28 November 2010
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StarWisher said:

It's just sappy. It's the equivalent of a slice of chocolate cake with chocolate and caramel sauce and fudge ripple ice cream with a pound of sugar dumped on it.


That actually sounds pretty good, minus the pound of sugar and caramel sauce.

If I seem to act unkind, it's only me, it's not my mind that is confusing things.

28 November 2010
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MeanMrs.Mustard said:

StarWisher said:

It's just sappy. It's the equivalent of a slice of chocolate cake with chocolate and caramel sauce and fudge ripple ice cream with a pound of sugar dumped on it.


That actually sounds pretty good, minus the pound of sugar and caramel sauce.
 

I think I was hungry when I was trying to find an analogy. :)
"We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." — Dr. Seuss
 
 
28 November 2010
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StarWisher said:

MeanMrs.Mustard said:

StarWisher said:

It's just sappy. It's the equivalent of a slice of chocolate cake with chocolate and caramel sauce and fudge ripple ice cream with a pound of sugar dumped on it.


That actually sounds pretty good, minus the pound of sugar and caramel sauce.

 


I think I was hungry when I was trying to find an analogy. :)
 

Hungry analogies are the best!

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28 November 2010
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I know! Hungry analogies are better than a hot fudge sundae with whipped cream.

Well, the Ukraine girls really knock me out  They leave the West behind 
28 November 2010
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Paulrus said:

I know! Hungry analogies are better than a hot fudge sundae with whipped cream.


*starts drooling*
 

SEMI-OFF-TOPIC QUESTION:

Paulrus, what time is it in Australia? In Utah, it's 9:22. In 24 hour time, that's 21:22. 

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