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24 May 2022
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Richard
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@Monkberry Moon Delight , I sometimes use Google to search a specific thread with “site:”

 

For example:

site:https://www.beatlesbible.com/f…..s-picture/ zanthus

brings up my Zanthus picture (re. Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite !, correctly figured out by Ahhh Girl)

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25 May 2022
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Yeah, search results are very general on the forum, just giving the thread something might be in, not even specifying a page in the thread.

I have the following search bookmarked in Google:

beatles bible fab forum “-” site:www.beatlesbible.com

Just insert what you’re looking for between the speech marks, replacing the -, and it brings up posts instead of threads.

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Whilst I can see a forum section entitled Bootlegs, foreign and unusual releases  there doesn’t appear to be a section of the website covering the rapidly increasing number of unofficial “Grey market” releases which aren’t bootlegs, and whilst not officially sanctioned are legal and readily available thanks to copyright laws expiring or different EU rules for radio and TV transmissions. Could it start with a simple list of such releases, maybe track listing, picture of sleeve and develop into a comparison of what is “out there” legally? Loads on Amazon et al, and whilst some will question why pay for stuff downloadable for nothing its still useful to have a resource IMO. Happening with plenty of other artists too.

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Ireland is missing from the Complete Discographies.

Also there are Russian singles about but were they legal?

Additionally Poland produced many thick-flexi ‘postcard’ singles; some with just the Beatles and some combined with other artists. My understanding is they were legal under Polish laws at the time.

“In short – they were cheap substitutes for Western singles.
They were legal because they were published by Polish companies legally, in accordance with Polish law, which did not protect copyrights”.

 

25 January 2023
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 @Joe

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@ICE I think the Irish discography is the UK discography. I don’t know of any Ireland specific releases.

I explore the U.S.S.R. discography here, and explain that they are effectively pirate releases as they were done without the permission of EMI, and without paying any royalties to the artist and/or songwriters.

The same situation applied to Poland at that time. It doesn’t matter if they were legal within the country, they were illegal under international law.

I’d suppose that is why Joe doesn’t bother with Soviet Bloc discographies, because none of them were legal releases.

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The discographies are generally ones where I’ve been able to find out reliable info (and reasonably good scans of the sleeves).

I’m not aware of Ireland-specific releases either, though if there’s information out there I can add a new page. The same applies to other countries (even if they weren’t official releases, that’s OK and it has some historic value).

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31 January 2023
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You can find the Irish releases on Discogs. The first 3 were red labels with Multi-label Irish sleeves with The Gramophone Company Dublin on the rear. The following were black with English sleeves I believe. All labels have Made In Ireland on themIreland-HMV-Parlophone.jpgImage Enlarger

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I know this is probably a shed load of work, but I’d be interested to know against each song commentary what key or keys it is in. I know for the talented musicians out there it’s probably obvious, which would make this request less work, but I’m definitely not in that category. Thanks. 

30 October 2023
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@Old Soak, here’s a post you’ll like. https://www.beatlesbible.com/f…..y/#p264895

So what you’re wanting is that information to be on each of Joe’s song pages?

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Ahhh Girl said
@Old Soak, here’s a post you’ll like. https://www.beatlesbible.com/f…..y/#p264895

So what you’re wanting is that information to be on each of Joe’s song pages?

  

That’s absolutely brilliant but criminal to bury away on a thread. Yes, on each of the song pages puts that info front and centre.

31 October 2023
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@Joe, a project for you.

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I might’ve suggested this in the past, but even if so…I wonder if we could get the title of the “Beatles Trivia: Even Easier!” thread appended to something like “…Easier! (a joke thread)” or “…Easier! (incorrect answers welcome)” or whatever, to better characterize the thread’s appeal and nature, just for the benefit of Forum newcomers who have arrived here in recentish times? 

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Von Bontee said
I might’ve suggested this in the past, but even if so…I wonder if we could get the title of the “Beatles Trivia: Even Easier!” thread appended to something like “Easier! (a joke thread)” or “…Easier! (incorrect answers welcome)” or whatever, to better characterize the thread’s appeal and nature, just for the benefit of Forum newcomers who have arrived here in recentish times?

Yes, I agree.

It would also be useful for clarifying that it’s a different kind of thread to the Beatles Trivia – Easy thread.

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How about Beatles Trivia – Even Easier! (like Strawberry Fields where nothing is real)

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I’m not sure that’s much more descriptive – it’s clever, but a little cryptic, I think.

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28 May 2024
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How about “Beatles Trivia So Easy It Could be Just a Satire”

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I put 

Beatles Trivia – Even Easier! (put on your Beatles-as-jokesters hats to answer the questions)

Is that ok?

I didn’t want to put smart-a**es — went with jokesters instead. ahdn_john_08_gifa-hard-days-night-george-10

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