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7 December 2009
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I was only reading yesterday, that John deliberately made up a verse of nonsense for 'I Am The Walrus ' because a pupil from his former school had sent him a letter, remarking that a master there had asked the class to write essays about the meaning of Beatles songs. Most of the song is inspired by Lewis Carroll, whereas, the rhythm was the result of John hearing a police siren whilst he was at home in Weybridge. There are those who would suggest that the whole song is a nonsense song (Maybe John himself would agree), but it does contain references and phrases which would be familiar to a sixties audience. I, for example lived near to an 'egg packing factory' when I was a child, so phrases like 'I am the egg-man' had a certain sense about them... and nothing better captured the feelings of being bored in school more than the line, 'Stupid Bloody Tuesday.' However, if you were to write lyrics to any one of the 'I Am The Walrus ' verses, keeping in time with the mis-ter ci-ty police-man, rythmn, what phrases do you think you would try to capture from your immediate surroundings?

 

8 December 2009
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Hi Amphion - welcome to the site. There's some more information on the genesis of I Am The Walrus here, if you haven't already seen it: http://www.beatlesbible.com/so.....he-walrus/

Lyrics for right now: "Christmas decorations flashing pretty little lights all in a row." - someone in my office covered our monitors in tinsel yesterday and there are Christmas lights hung up next to me.

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Fall-ing poster, make the most of, sitting on a Monday afternoon. 

Just wanted to see what the most obscure post I could find was. 

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I sometimes do that myself.

If you're reading this, you are looking for something to do.

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QuarryMan said
Fall-ing poster, make the most of, sitting on a Monday afternoon. 

Just wanted to see what the most obscure post I could find was. 

a-hard-days-night-john-6

  

@50yearslate I went searching for my oldest post (this wasn't it but oh well) and amusingly enough I found a post which mentioned my poster falling off, which I had literally just been ranting about in Pet Peeves. Guess it's been a struggle for a while, maybe I need to find buy some different blu tack ahdn_george_08

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It's very strange that your posters are falling down so often, I only have one but it's never budged. I guess there's an excess of gravity in your area? Or you could try using better tacks a-hard-days-night-george-10

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50yearslate said
It's very strange that your posters are falling down so often, I only have one but it's never budged. I guess there's an excess of gravity in your area? Or you could try using better tacks a-hard-days-night-george-10

  

It's mostly the one over my bed, since because my room is directly under the slant of the roof the tack is fighting gravity to hold the poster up a-hard-days-night-ringo-13

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50yearslate said
It's very strange that your posters are falling down .... I guess there's an excess of gravity in your area?  a-hard-days-night-george-10

  

I've noticed a definite irrefutable increase in the force of gravity over the last 20 years!!

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Haha has this thread ever been on topic?

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Wigwam said

I've noticed a definite irrefutable increase in the force of gravity over the last 20 years!!  

It was very heavy in 1985. a-hard-days-night-john-6

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Von Bontee said
Haha has this thread ever been on topic?

  

Topic? What topic is this?

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This thread was on topic in 1985 too 

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