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Paul's Granny Shit Music
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28 May 2011
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Daniel
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I guess there's lots of people who disdain Paul's granny shit music. Personally, I love it! And my favorite of them would probably be either Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da or Baby's Request! What do you guys think of Paul's granny shit music?

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I personally love Paul's "granny shit" music. It always tells a really great story!

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It depends on the song for me. It's good clean pop music that puts a smile on the face.

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Let's see, I hate Ob La Di, I somewhat accept Maxwell's Silver Hammer, Honey Pie is good, and I absolutely love Your Mother Should Know.
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28 May 2011
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If there was a song that split the Beatles, it was Obladi.

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29 May 2011
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JFKin60 said:

If there was a song that split the Beatles, it was Obladi.

I don't think it was the song so much as Paul's obsession with getting it just perfect. That probably would get a little tiring, especially for George, who could barely get John and Paul to spend 5 minutes on his songs. I can see how that would be annoying.

 

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29 May 2011
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I honestly love Paul's "granny shit" music!!! All those songs like Ob la di Ob la Da, Your Mother Should Know, Honey Pie, and all the other ones are GEAR!!!! a-hard-days-night-paul-6 I give Paulie a hug, handshake, and hi-five for all of those songs!!!!

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29 May 2011
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I love Paul's "granny" music! The only song I don't really dig is "Honey Pie," which is just too cheesy for me. But I love "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da," Maxwell's Silver Hammer," and "Your Mother Should Know."  

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29 May 2011
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I can't stand Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da and Maxwell, but Your Mother Should Know is fantastic. Playing that song full volume, you can't help but singalong. And I like the guitar in Honey Pie.

 

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14 June 2011
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JFKin60 said:

If there was a song that split the Beatles, it was Obladi.

Really, becuase I'd say it'd be What's The New Mary Jane! Really though, they weren't split by a song I shouldn't think?

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14 June 2011
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I personally love "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da", "Maxwell's", "Honey Pie", and "Your Mother Should Know." Are there any other songs that would be considered "granny music"? Possibly, "For No One". They were some of my favorite McCartney compositions.

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14 June 2011
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John called it "Granny music" and Paul called it "fruity old songs" which makes me laugh. Anyway, I love his "granny shit". Of course I love all that everyone has posted here, but I think "Martha My Dear" is 1930s-esque a-hard-days-night-paul-10

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14 June 2011
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OK, seriously, Daniel.

Please don't call Paul's AWESOME songs for 'Granny shit'.

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14 June 2011
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I looooooove "Martha My Dear" mainly because Martha is one of the cutest dogs that I have ever seen. Paul treated Martha like a human sometimes, though. I enjoyed those songs, though.

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14 June 2011
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kedame said:

JFKin60 said:

If there was a song that split the Beatles, it was Obladi.

I don't think it was the song so much as Paul's obsession with getting it just perfect. That probably would get a little tiring, especially for George, who could barely get John and Paul to spend 5 minutes on his songs. I can see how that would be annoying.

 

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Martha My Dear should not be grouped in with the Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da, Maxwell's Silver Hammer, and For No One definitely shouldn't. I group in songs children's songs like All Together Now and Yellow Submarine with the "granny shit" like Honey Pie and Ob-La-Di.

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14 June 2011
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"For No One" has a different element to it than most of John's songs that year. That's why it would be considered it, to a certain element though. But not completely like "When I'm Sixty-Four", which he started writing when he was like fourteen, if I am correct. It's just, I would group "For No One" because it is has...a softer sound, I guess, than, say, "Tomorrow Never Knows".

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14 June 2011
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8For No One was Paul. John's not even on the record.

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14 June 2011
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I know. (And when I'm referring to he in the Sixty-Four comment, I know that it's a Paul song, too.) I'm saying that's why I would put it in the "granny" category, since John had songs like "Tomorrow Never Knows" and "I'm Only Sleeping" out that year. Paul had "Here, There And Everywhere" along with "For No One". They were completely different.

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14 November 2012
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Is "You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)" one of John's granny songs?   

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“Sometimes Paul would make us do these really fruity songs. I mean, my god, Maxwell’s Silver Hammer was so fruity.” – George Harrisona-hard-days-night-george-10

 

Paul's granny music is cute, but obladi oblada is just a little cheesy... 

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