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Plastic ono Band personnel
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sinco
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19 May 2013 - 8.19am

Personnel

I found this on the Wikipedia page of the Plastic Ono Band album. Was just curious to what "wind" and "tea and sympathy" means?

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Von Bontee
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19 May 2013 - 9.39pm

As best I can recall, in John's explanation, "wind" means simply Yoko's presence in the studio. "Tea" is to be taken literally, I assume. And "sympathy" is...who knows, moral support or some such?

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Mal was the odd job man, ask for anything and he'd either have it already or get it. Making the tea would have been one of the many functions Mal would have been incredibly happily doing and sympathy as he was always there, friendly, a great lestening ear, and made some damn good suggestions for the music. One of the few people who really deserves to be included in the Beatles and solo storymal-evans

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meanmistermustard said
Mal was the odd job man, ask for anything and he'd either have it already or get it. Making the tea would have been one of the many functions Mal would have been incredibly happily doing and sympathy as he was always there, friendly, a great lestening ear, and made some damn good suggestions for the music. One of the few people who really deserves to be included in the Beatles and solo storymal-evans

Yes, Mal was one of the greats of the Beatles' inner circle.

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Scoun said

Yes, Mal was one of the greats of the Beatles' inner circle.

He is definitely my favorite member of 'the crew'. mal-evans

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