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What John Lennon song does this chorus sound like?
22 April 2014
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kedame
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Hey guys! I know I haven't been around for awhile, but I just wanted to pop in and ask a question. I've been stuck on this chorus, thinking it sounds like a solo Lennon tune, and I just can't figure out which.

I'm thinking it almost sounds like John's demo Real Life, which turned into Real Love and I'm Stepping Out. But I'm not quite sure...

Anyone have any other ideas?

"You can manicure a cat but can you caticure a man?"

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23 April 2014
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No one wants to play? Arghhh...this is driving me insane. It's particularly the part where he sings, "Fingers dimming the lights." It sounds just like a part of a Lennon song. 

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23 April 2014
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I'm thinking maybe (Just Like) Starting Over. I know there's a Lennon tune that sounds more like it.

Wait ! As I was typing I might have it. It could be How? from his Imagine album.

I don't expect you... to understand after you've caused so much pain. But then again, you're just a human... a victim of the insane.

24 April 2014
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I'm not hearing it with How?

Erghh...I think I'm just going to give up and say it reminds me of Real Life. Thank you for helping, though!

"You can manicure a cat but can you caticure a man?"

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24 April 2014
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It is a pain, @kedame. I've tried it against a few things and have decided it's Lennonesque, but nothing too specific. I had the same problem with this:

"I only said we were bigger than Rod... and now there's all this!" Ron Nasty

 

The Beatles Non-Canon Poll List

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Just found this thread and 2 possibilites come to mind:

#9 Dream

Clean Up Time (from Double Fantasy )

What do you think?

 

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