Please consider registering
Guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed sp_Print sp_TopicIcon
Lennon's voice "like an orange"
No permission to create posts
23 October 2013
9.43pm
Bungalow Bob
Seattle, Washington
Paris Olympia
Members
Forum Posts: 354
Member Since:
16 September 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Zig said
tequilasunriseposter.jpgImage Enlarger

As soon as I saw this, I could hear George Harrison singing "All Things Must Pass:" "Sunrise doesn't last all morning..." Well, if you're gonna start your day off with a tequila-and-orange cocktail, that's one way to make your voice sound more... "orange."

23 October 2013
10.52pm
Avatar
vonbontee
Inside an Apple Orchard in a Letterbox
Rishikesh
Members
Forum Posts: 3286
Member Since:
1 December 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

The "official" Beatles drink (their favourite) was scotch and Coke. I tried those for a couple of months but didn't warm to them - in fact, I thought the concoction was pretty vile. I guess it takes much more than two bottles of J&B to develop a taste for scotch.

I remember George saying 'Blimey, he's always talking about “Yesterday”, you'd think he was Beethoven or somebody' - Paul McCartney

11 March 2016
8.59pm
Avatar
Ahhh Girl
sailing on a winedark open sea
Moderator

Moderators

Members

Reviewers
Forum Posts: 15064
Member Since:
20 August 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Linde said

I thought he wasn't talking about his voice, but rather about the song as a whole. I don't know.

I came across the "orange" idea again tonight. http://www.vulture.com/2016/03.....artin.html I think @Linde is right. John wanted a song to sound orange, not his voice. I can't quite make out from this article if John wanted Kite or some other song to sound "orange".

Based on an old poster he owned, Lennon wrote "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!" and asked Martin to help him evoke the sights, sounds, and smells of a carnival, with his usual vague ideas. "He’d make whooshing noises and try to describe what only he could hear in his head, saying he wanted a song 'to sound like an orange,'" Martin recalled in Mark Lewisohn's 1988 book The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions. "John had said that he wanted to 'smell the sawdust on the floor,' wanted to taste the atmosphere of the circus." Martin took recordings of old Victorian steam organs and told Emerick to cut the tapes into small pieces, toss them in the air, then reassemble them at random and include them in the song to re-create the cacophony of a circus.

Side note: this is a grand thread if you need a fun read.

12 March 2016
7.21am
Avatar
Mademoiselle Kitty >^..^<
the Netherlands
Candlestick Park
Members
Forum Posts: 1422
Member Since:
27 March 2015
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

vonbontee said
The "official" Beatles drink (their favourite) was scotch and Coke. I tried those for a couple of months but didn't warm to them - in fact, I thought the concoction was pretty vile. I guess it takes much more than two bottles of J&B to develop a taste for scotch.

And milk. They drank a lot of milk.

Formerly Known As JPM-Fangirl --Paul-Badge.png 2016

'Out There' - 07-06-2015 - Ziggo Dome Amsterdam -- 'One On One' - 12-06-2016 - Pinkpop Festival Landgraaf

No permission to create posts
Forum Timezone: America/Chicago

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: ewe2, BeatleSnut, sir walter raleigh
85 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

Starr Shine?: 14888

Silly Girl: 10775

Necko: 7302

Ron Nasty: 7239

parlance: 7097

mr. Sun king coming together: 6411

Mr. Kite: 6144

trcanberra: 6000

AppleScruffJunior: 5143

mithveaen: 4613

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 87

Members: 2438

Moderators: 4

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 42

Topics: 4364

Posts: 271933

Newest Members:

abby_road_1, abby_road, Jeremy, GM, markopolo2

Moderators: Ahhh Girl: 15058, meanmistermustard: 21186, Zig: 9421, Joe: 4818

Administrators: Joe: 4818, Ellie: 4

Members Birthdays
sp_BirthdayIcon
Today: Beatles4ever, Bulldog
Upcoming: fabsies