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Songs With Beatles References (Beatles mentioned in others' songs)
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6 January 2011
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Sugaroaf: Don't Call Us

"Listen kid, you pay for the call, you ain't bad, but we've heard it all before. Yeah, it sounds like John, Paul and George.

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6 January 2011
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Sorry, I meant Sugarloaf!

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6 January 2011
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There's plenty of Beatles references in Oasis lyrics, here are some I know off the top of my head:

'The Fool On The Hill and I Feel Fine' lyric from 'D'You Know What I Mean?'.

The song 'Wonderwall' taken from George's Wonderwall Music.

Noel recites Octopus's Garden at the end of 'The Masterplan' ('I'd like to be under the sea)

'Don't Look Back in Anger' features the lyric 'gonna start a Revolution from my bed', reference to John and Yoko's bed ins.

The song 'Be Here Now' features the lyric 'sing a song for me, one from Let it Be'.

The song 'The Shock of the Lightning' mentions 'Magical Mystery Tour'.

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6 January 2011
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Simon and Garfunkel...

 

Coo coo ca-choo, Mrs. Robinson. (should have been goo goo goo joob).

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6 January 2011
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Zig said:

Simon and Garfunkel...

 

Coo coo ca-choo, Mrs. Robinson. (should have been goo goo goo joob).


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Green Day- 21st Century Breakdown

I never made it as a working class hero.

 

Queen- Life is Real (song for Lennon)- as you can probably tell from the title, the whole song is essentially about John. It also begins with a bell like (Just Like) Starting Over.

 

Not the most complimentary, but The Clash- London Calling

Don't look to us- phoney Beatlemania has bitten the dust.

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6 January 2011
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Gorgeous- Kanye West

I don’t believe in yesterday
and what’s a black beetle anyway, a f-cking roach

 

It is a weird reference, but it's a reference nonetheless.

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7 January 2011
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I used to think: "And if there is no fool upon the hill" was a Beatles reference in the Pink Floyd song "Brain Damage", but it turned out to just be "And if there is no room upon the hill." Stupid Pink Floyd.

 

Oh, and:

"There's a hole in my head where the rain comes in" from "Evil Woman" by ELO

Because the wind is high, it blows my mind.
7 January 2011
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a-hard-days-night-paul-6 I should have known that, as many times as I've listened to it.

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7 January 2011
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This headline caught my attention in Rolling Stone's newsletter.

Liam Gallagher says Noel is recycling Oasis songs for Solo Debut

 

and the comment of this person made me ROFLMAO

Mike C

3 hours, 26 minutes ago
Considering they just recycled a bunch of Beatles songs to begin with, this is nothing new.

 

And to be on topic, I swear to God that the guitar of Fucking in the bushes sounds very Beatle-esque, but I can't really identify which one. (Great tune by Oasis. I prefer them instrumental). a-hard-days-night-ringo-13

 

 

17... a Paul song maybe?? a-hard-days-night-ringo-7

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7 January 2011
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Temptations, "Ball of Confusion": "The Beatles' new record's a gas!" (Great single, but an ironic lyric, considering that it was released in May 1970, 11 days before the last new Beatles record ever.)

One day, a tape-op got a tape on backwards, he went to play it, and it was all "Neeeradno-undowarrroom" and it was "Wow! Sounds Indian!" -- Paul McCartney
7 January 2011
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Radiohead have a song called "Paperbag Writer".

 

*20*

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7 January 2011
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Heh, so they have a a sense of humour after all!

One day, a tape-op got a tape on backwards, he went to play it, and it was all "Neeeradno-undowarrroom" and it was "Wow! Sounds Indian!" -- Paul McCartney
7 January 2011
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mithveaen said:

This headline caught my attention in Rolling Stone's newsletter.

Liam Gallagher says Noel is recycling Oasis songs for Solo Debut

 

and the comment of this person made me ROFLMAO

Mike C

3 hours, 26 minutes ago

Considering they just recycled a bunch of Beatles songs to begin with, this is nothing new.

 

 


I know, right? I like Oasis a lot, but I have to say I think I know why...
"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
 
 
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DoctorRobert said:

'Don't Look Back in Anger' features the lyric 'gonna start a Revolution from my bed', reference to John and Yoko's bed ins.


It also has a very similar starting chord pattern to Watching The Wheels.
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8 January 2011
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Lil Wayne has a song called help.  It Samples Help! in the beginning and has the lyrics "I'm from the dirt where the Beatles and John Lennon be at"  paul-mccartney

 

Pink floyd's song "Echoes" has the lyric "Inviting and Inciting Me" (Lyrics from Across The Universe)

 

Billy Joel's We Didn't Start The Firey has "British Beatlemania" in it.

8 January 2011
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RedLennon said:

Lil Wayne has a song called help.  It Samples Help! in the beginning and has the lyrics "I'm from the dirt where the Beatles and John Lennon be at"  paul-mccartney

I listened to that, since I already had Youtube up.  Well, I think I can say I've heard better songs...  When it was done I had to listen to the original since it got stuck in my head. a-hard-days-night-ringo-14


8 January 2011
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Uhm, I think it's the Oasis song Supersonic that says something about a Yellow Submarine. a-hard-days-night-john-5

 

off topic, but has anyone misheard the lyrics in the song Bad Moon Rising by CCR as "theeeere is a bathroom on the right"? a-hard-days-night-john-6

8 January 2011
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Epic Band Pink Floyd did really made a reference to Their Awesomeness The Beatles in "Let There Be More Light" from their second album (the first that count in my book) "A Saucerful of Secrets":

 

The outer lock rolled slowly back

The servicemen were heard to sigh

For there revealed in flowing robes

Was Lucy in the sky

 

And yes, I hate "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn".

I'd like to say "thank you" on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we passed the audition. John Lennon
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Does Glass Onion count?a-hard-days-night-john-1

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