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Your most obscure, mildly interesting piece of beatle trivia.
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12 January 2014
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Hey Jude said

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Sorry...my entry was very serious. You must be looking for things like the kind of toilet paper the band preferred or the brand of alarm clock used in A Day In The Life (and what time was it set for to go off?)

It was not set to go off, it was Mal Evan's clock and it was a coincidence.

I thought it was set off at the end of where the first orchestral section would be so to get everyone alert again, they then couldn't get it off the tape so it stayed?

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The 23-bar bridge section ended with the sound of an alarm clock triggered by Evans. The original intent was to edit out the ringing alarm clock when the missing section was filled in; however it complemented McCartney's piece well; the first line of McCartney's song began "Woke up, fell out of bed", so the decision was made to keep the sound. Martin later said that editing it out would have been unfeasible in any case. 

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Hey Jude said

mccartneyalarm said
Sorry...my entry was very serious. You must be looking for things like the kind of toilet paper the band preferred or the brand of alarm clock used in A Day In The Life (and what time was it set for to go off?)

It was not set to go off, it was Mal Evan's clock and it was a coincidence.

The alarm clock was intended to go off, to mark the beginning of the middle-eight after the twenty-four "blank" bars. Mal counted the bars, and then set off the alarm clock manually. It was not intended to be left on the track, just to mark the end of the bit they were yet to decide what they were going to do with, but it worked so well with Paul's "Woke up, got out of bed..." that they decided to leave it in.

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12 January 2014
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mja6758 said

Hey Jude said

mccartneyalarm said
Sorry...my entry was very serious. You must be looking for things like the kind of toilet paper the band preferred or the brand of alarm clock used in A Day In The Life (and what time was it set for to go off?)

It was not set to go off, it was Mal Evan's clock and it was a coincidence.

The alarm clock was intended to go off, to mark the beginning of the middle-eight after the twenty-four "blank" bars. Mal counted the bars, and then set off the alarm clock manually. It was not intended to be left on the track, just to mark the end of the bit they were yet to decide what they were going to do with, but it worked so well with Paul's "Woke up, got out of bed..." that they decided to leave it in.

This is about the lyrics, not the alarm clock. If you look in the Sgt. Pepper's lyrics section, you can find it's fell out of bed, I thought it was "got" to before looking at the lyric section.

We were talking about the people who hide themselves behind a wall of illusion.

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Hey Jude said
 

mja6758 said

Hey Jude said

mccartneyalarm said
Sorry...my entry was very serious. You must be looking for things like the kind of toilet paper the band preferred or the brand of alarm clock used in A Day In The Life (and what time was it set for to go off?)

It was not set to go off, it was Mal Evan's clock and it was a coincidence.

The alarm clock was intended to go off, to mark the beginning of the middle-eight after the twenty-four "blank" bars. Mal counted the bars, and then set off the alarm clock manually. It was not intended to be left on the track, just to mark the end of the bit they were yet to decide what they were going to do with, but it worked so well with Paul's "Woke up, got out of bed..." that they decided to leave it in.

This is about the lyrics, not the alarm clock. If you look in the Sgt. Pepper's lyrics section, you can find it's fell out of bed, I thought it was "got" to before looking at the lyric section.

Here's a website with the "fell" http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics.....elife.html

We were talking about the people who hide themselves behind a wall of illusion.

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A local radio station has a daily quiz, and yesterday's asked which year Ringo trademarked his name. The answer is 2011, which he did for future use in "computer game software" and "games via the Internet and wireless devices."

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George arrived at Ringo and Maureen’s wedding on a bicycle.

Paul, back in Liverpool, used to dress in black and try in learn French to pick-up the Boho girls that John and all the art students seemed to attract. It didn't work but Paul later used his unique way of wooing girls for the inspiration of a French love ballad, 'Michelle'.

Rino's grandmother didn't like how he was left handed so he had to learn to write with his right. He bought a right hand drum kit but to this day plays left handed on it. 

In 1970 John claimed he saw a UFO in New York and started shouting "Here I am! Come and get me!"

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From the Fab Four FAQ 2.0, David Gilmour trivia: he owns the original Julian Lennon drawing that inspired "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds."

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My favorite story is that of when Yoko stole some of George's biscuits while recording the White Album and he yelled at her and threw a hissy fit a-hard-days-night-ringo-14

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Necko said

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Paul is circumcised

How'd you find that out? :P

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Annadog40 said

Necko said

Annadog40 said
Paul is circumcised

How'd you find that out? :P

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Better question is "Why'd you find that out?"

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