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18 June 2014
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@thisbirdhasflown 

If you copy the address of the video and paste it straight into your post then it will automatically imbed.

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19 June 2014
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@meanmistermustard Thanks!

My favorite radio station used to play an instrumental version of "Birthday" during the "Celebrity Birthdays" segment. They don't do it anymore, now that it got sold and they soiled it!!

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19 June 2014
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@midnight, the game show with comedian contestants I mentioned last week, has a game called #hashtagwars.  In honor of Paul's birthday, today's was #badbeatlesongs. Some of the songs they came up with were Norwegian Morning Wood (This Bird Has Grown), Got to Get You Into My Trunk, While My Cleaning Lady Gently Weeps, Good Day Sunshine... I Said Good Day!, Yesterday No Wait... Oh, Yes, It Was Yesterday and Shout and Twist.

So now they're asking the public to tweet @midnight bad Beatle songs with the#badbeatlesongs hastag, and they'll post the best one during tonight's show. The show tapes around 4pm (I went to a taping for my birthday this year), so you probably have a few hours to come up with a good one.

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19 June 2014
2.49pm
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parlance said
@midnight, the game show with comedian contestants I mentioned last week, has a game called #hashtagwars.  In honor of Paul's birthday, today's was #badbeatlesongs. Some of the songs they came up with were Norwegian Morning Wood (This Bird Has Grown)....

Norwegian Morning Wood? I actually remember a Beatles fan who used to say Norwegian Wood as a substitute for "morning wood". But "This Bird Has Grown"? Seriously? Somebody's got an inferiority complex writing a song like that!

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19 June 2014
3.31pm
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You flatter me, my dear parlance! mal-evans

However, a Twittering tweeter I am not.

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19 June 2014
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Zig said
You flatter me, my dear parlance! mal-evans

However, a Twittering tweeter I am not.

 

@Zig Aw, too bad. I'm sure you could come up with something much more entertaining than some of these.

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19 June 2014
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Do one about vegetables- "I Am The Eggplant!"

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19 June 2014
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Yesterday, I was eating dinner in a bar and grill with my mom.  Suddenly, Hi Hi Hi started playing.  I said to her "I'll bet that they're playing this because it's Paul's birthday."

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19 June 2014
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Pretty cool - that's a song you don't normally hear in a public setting. It's usually something more popular.

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19 June 2014
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Zig said
Pretty cool - that's a song you don't normally hear in a public setting. It's usually something more popular.

That's exactly what I was thinking when I heard it.

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20 June 2014
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I found this precursor of beatlemania on a list of flamboyant piano players...

Franz Liszt
October 22, 1811–July 31, 1886
Handsome, dramatic, and Hungarian, with the requisite wild hair, Liszt totally tore up Victorian music salons. Considered the first virtuoso piano soloist, he inspired Beatlemania levels of hysteria. In fact, there was a phenomenon known as “Lisztomania.” Said concert pianist Stephen Hough, “We hear about women throwing their clothes onto the stage and taking his cigar butts and placing them in their cleavage.”

And we thought deafening screams were bad...

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20 June 2014
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These were the finalists for @midnight's hashtag wars. The Sgt. Leper one is the one that aired on the show. I like the keytar one myself.

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Beware of sadness. It can hit you. It can hurt you. Make you sore and what is more, that is not what you are here for. - George

Check out my fan video for Paul's song "Appreciate" at YouTube and Vimeo.

20 June 2014
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Matt Busby said

I found this precursor of beatlemania on a list of flamboyant piano players...

Franz Liszt
October 22, 1811–July 31, 1886
Handsome, dramatic, and Hungarian, with the requisite wild hair, Liszt totally tore up Victorian music salons. Considered the first virtuoso piano soloist, he inspired Beatlemania levels of hysteria. In fact, there was a phenomenon known as “Lisztomania.” Said concert pianist Stephen Hough, “We hear about women throwing their clothes onto the stage and taking his cigar butts and placing them in their cleavage.”

And we thought deafening screams were bad...

Yep, the hair plays a part in the whole drama, along with the musical talent, of course.

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20 June 2014
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Matt Busby said

Franz Liszt
 “We hear about women…  taking his cigar butts and placing them in their cleavage.”

This mildly disturbing image made me laugh out loud. Now I can't unsee it. Thanks for posting this, Matt.

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20 June 2014
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Bungalow Bob said

Matt Busby said
Franz Liszt
 “We hear about women…  taking his cigar butts and placing them in their cleavage.”

This mildly disturbing image made me laugh out loud. Now I can't unsee it. Thanks for posting this, Matt.

When I saw Matt's sentence the first time around, I admit I thought the sentence was going to end differently (ah, um, a different place on a woman's body...think Fifty Shades thread material).

20 June 2014
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I'm watching Bridget Jones, and at one point Darcy says he doesn't want his kid to be educated at a public school where they sing Yellow Submarine.

I'd quite like a school like that tbh.

21 June 2014
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I was in Walmart this evening and heard a cheesy instrumental version of Here Comes The Sun playing.

Can you guess where the music was coming from before revealing the spoiler?


Yeah, that cd display thingy where they put the themed cds and you can play a clip or two from them.

I was about 3 aisles away when I heard it.

21 June 2014
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Ahhh Girl said

Bungalow Bob said

Matt Busby said
Franz Liszt
 “We hear about women…  taking his cigar butts and placing them in their cleavage.”

This mildly disturbing image made me laugh out loud. Now I can't unsee it. Thanks for posting this, Matt.

When I saw Matt's sentence the first time around, I admit I thought the sentence was going to end differently (ah, um, a different place on a woman's body...think Fifty Shades thread material).

In case anyone is wondering if I've finally lost my mind, I thought I'd explain why I thought what I thought when I read that sentence. The sentence reminded me of the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal which involved a cigar and...well I'll leave it up to you to look it up if you don't recall the story.

21 June 2014
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I read in newspaper how Beatles nearly visited my country- they've never been here really paul-mccartneypaul-mccartneypaul-mccartneypaul-mccartneyjust-yesterday at my internship place. It was a wonderful respite for me.a-hard-days-night-george-9

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StrawberryFieldsForever said

I read in newspaper how Beatles nearly visited my country- they've never been here really paul-mccartneypaul-mccartneypaul-mccartneypaul-mccartneyjust-yesterday at my internship place. It was a wonderful respite for me.a-hard-days-night-george-9

"Close, but no cigar." Oooo, bad one, I know. Sorry, I couldn't resist.

I'm gald hearing news about The Beatles brought you a little pick-me-up yesterday. a-hard-days-night-ringo-10

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