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10 May 2013
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Gerell said

Linde said

Gerell said
Listening to a Dutch radio station based in Hilversum, this station plays 60's and 70's music and of course they play a couple of Beatle songs aswell.

DUTCH? Ooh do you mind me asking what station that is?

This was the page http://tunein.com/radio/Radio-.....ts-s74981/

Oh THAT one!

Was going through this book of a theatre in my neighbourhood with upcoming events and apparently in January some Beatles tribute band will perform there. As y'all (sorry, always wanted to say that) probably all know, I hate tribute bands. This is no ordinary tribute band though. They will perform the AR medley and then ''songs that could've been on the album after that'', so solo stuff. They will also discuss the final years and show footage to enhance the effect of the story. The fact it has some famous people in it makes it more interesting too. Not people you would know, just famous Dutch people.

11 May 2013
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At work the other day, I had "Abbey Road" playing in the stereo.  This guy came in, who I absolutely can't stand.  The guy is just insufferable, a total jerk all the time for no reason.  I try to serve him as little as possible and let my suck-up slut of an assistant manager deal with him.  a-hard-days-night-paul-11   He's a drummer and he thinks he's hot shit for that, too.  Anyways, so he's at the counter, and "Come Together" is playing.  He states, all cocky, "This is Paul McCartney".   I'm like, "Actually, it's The Beatles..  and it's John Lennon's song".  BAM!  a-hard-days-night-john-1  Man, I love burning assholes like him!  heart

"Please don't bring your banjo back, I know where it's been..  I wasn't hardly gone a day, when it became the scene..  Banjos!  Banjos!  All the time, I can't forget that tune..  and if I ever see another banjo, I'm going out and buy a big balloon!"

 

12 May 2013
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I just remembered something that happened about a year ago. I was at my cousin's house, and I was talking to her. I brought up The Beatles, and she got mad. She said stuff like, "I don't like The Beatles! They stole Yellow Submarine from that kids' songs CD! And they made a bunch of money off of the stolen song!" Or something like that. We got into a huge discussion about when The Beatles recorded Yellow Submarine and when the kids' songs CD was made and other songs that The Beatles "stole." Eventually, I convinced her that The Beatles came first. :)

Geometry, wisdom, tangerines... "The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say..."

Also known as Egg-Rock, Egg-Roll, E-George, Eggy, Ravioli, Eggroll Eggrolli...

Purple stuff... ellipses...

13 May 2013
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My husband walked past me the other night, and as he did he grabbed/tickled me on the side (I am ridiculously ticklish) and I squealed...I had my headphones on and "Boys" was playing, and at the exact moment I squealed is when Paul screams right as Ringo sings "through her fingertips.."  

I effing love that part so it was perfect.heart

"Please don't bring your banjo back, I know where it's been..  I wasn't hardly gone a day, when it became the scene..  Banjos!  Banjos!  All the time, I can't forget that tune..  and if I ever see another banjo, I'm going out and buy a big balloon!"

 

13 May 2013
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Today in Maths class,I was listening to the Blue Album on my iPod when I heard a girl yelling at someone for calling her a walrus. I'll let you guess what song came on next. 

"When I was about twelve, I used to think I must be a genius, but nobody's noticed. If there is such a thing as a genius...I am one, and if there isn't, I don't care." -John
13 May 2013
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Mother Nature's Son said

Today in Maths class,I was listening to the Blue Album on my iPod when I heard a girl yelling at someone for calling her a walrus. I'll let you guess what song came on next.

Um... was it She Said She Said?

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Geometry, wisdom, tangerines... "The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say..."

Also known as Egg-Rock, Egg-Roll, E-George, Eggy, Ravioli, Eggroll Eggrolli...

Purple stuff... ellipses...

14 May 2013
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Egroeg Evoli said

Mother Nature's Son said

Today in Maths class,I was listening to the Blue Album on my iPod when I heard a girl yelling at someone for calling her a walrus. I'll let you guess what song came on next.

Um... was it She Said She Said?

a-hard-days-night-george-10

a-hard-days-night-john-6 Yes,that's my favourite song on the Blue Album

"When I was about twelve, I used to think I must be a genius, but nobody's noticed. If there is such a thing as a genius...I am one, and if there isn't, I don't care." -John
14 May 2013
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Sorry for the double post,but I had another Beatley moment at school today.
My Spanish teacher said the word
Yesterday and just as the song started playing in my head he said "The Beatles wrote a song called that."          For a second I genuinely thought he'd read my mind.

"When I was about twelve, I used to think I must be a genius, but nobody's noticed. If there is such a thing as a genius...I am one, and if there isn't, I don't care." -John
15 May 2013
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This memory I'm going to describe was a combination of weird, vaguely unpleasant, and fascinating.  One day at the end of the school year near the beginning of summer, I'm sitting in the college library way up high on the 5th floor at a window seat.  It's quiet (as a library should be) and I'm reading.  Then I hear the metallic sounds of someone slowly unchaining a bicycle way down below outside on ground level.  Presently, whoever it is starts singing "Oh Darling" -- very slow cadence, and very deep baritone.  After a line or two, I could have sworn it was an acquaintence of mine, a fellow student.  The more the song went along, the more I was convinced it was that guy.  I knew he had recently gone through a terrible break-up with his girlfriend.  So it became clear that he was singing this to express his pain.  But the singing was very slow and emotionless, almost like a robot, and very deep baritone -- and VERY LOUD.

It soon occurred to me that he was singing this song, and so loudly, because he knew his ex-gf was somewhere inside the library within earshot.  I sat there, not wanting to leave my comfortable little nook I had myself planted in, but also not wanting to suffer hearing the ENTIRE SONG.  I also felt a sense of acute embarrassment for my acquaintence for some reason.  (The windows were sealed shut, no way to lean my head out and shout out "shut the #*@(&$ up!).  So, I just sat there until it was over.  And it took me a few minutes to get that out of my head so I could get back to my studies.

 

 

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16 May 2013
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Hope it doesn't ruin a good song.

This morning while I was walking to school, I heard a guy playing I Want To Hold Your Hand on the phone while jogging. This was the first time I heard someone playing the Beatles in my area.

17 May 2013
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18 May 2013
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The other day my Dad was watching Wings Over America on TV. I was meant to be revising but I looked in during Hi Hi Hi, and I though, "God, that guy's got a good voice,". Normally I don't think about how good a singer Paul is, I kind of just take it for granted becuase of the genius of his lyrics and melodies, and the fact that its the Beatles. But I had a kinda "Oh. Wow," moment with his singing then. 

I was loitering in the doorway and my Dad was like, "Do you have work to do?"

"Yeah," I said. Then I sat down next to him and watched until the end. I didn't get my revision done, but it was worth it.

"I don't think we were actually swimming, as it were, with shirts on, 'cos we always wear overcoats when we're swimming,"-

George Harrison, Australia, June 1964

18 May 2013
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Paul's voice is amazing in my opinion and sometimes underrated.  I've been listening to the Anthology version of "Long Tall Sally" a lot lately.  A damn good Little Richard impression for a young Liverpool lad!  a-hard-days-night-paul-7

"Please don't bring your banjo back, I know where it's been..  I wasn't hardly gone a day, when it became the scene..  Banjos!  Banjos!  All the time, I can't forget that tune..  and if I ever see another banjo, I'm going out and buy a big balloon!"

 

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^ Not to knock Paul as he is so talented, and I love his screamy voice and screamy, Rock 'N' Roll songs but I sometimes wish he didn't try and be so like Little Richard. I mean, yes, do the screaming. You have to do the screaming. But I can often almost hear an American accent. It's just taking it a bit too far, I think.

I still love Paul though, and his voice (all of them). How can you not? a-hard-days-night-paul-7a-hard-days-night-paul-8a-hard-days-night-paul-5a-hard-days-night-paul-11

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18 May 2013
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8I will always be astounded by his range as a songwriter and a singer. Its so weird to think that he was wirting Yesterday around the same time as I'm Down, and Helter Skelter around the same time as I Will, and having the vocal talent to sing both so well and with such, like, feeling. Its so...well, its crazy really, right?

"I don't think we were actually swimming, as it were, with shirts on, 'cos we always wear overcoats when we're swimming,"-

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18 May 2013
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How about "Why Don't We Do It In The Road??"  heart

"Please don't bring your banjo back, I know where it's been..  I wasn't hardly gone a day, when it became the scene..  Banjos!  Banjos!  All the time, I can't forget that tune..  and if I ever see another banjo, I'm going out and buy a big balloon!"

 

18 May 2013
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bikelock28 said

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8I will always be astounded by his range as a songwriter and a singer. Its so weird to think that he was wirting Yesterday around the same time as I'm Down,

And recorded them both the very same day!

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