Please consider registering
sp_LogInOut Log Insp_Registration Register
Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search
Forum Scope


Forum Options

Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters
29 April 2015
Find me where ye echo lays

Forum Posts: 17746
Member Since:
15 February 2015
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

As you may have heard, this song recently made its live début. Article from Huffington Post

From the article: 

Paul McCartney made history when he performed The Beatles song “Another Girl” at Japan’s Budokan on Tuesday.

So a (former) Beatle is making history. What’s new? a-hard-days-night-george-10

It verges from the sublime to the ridiculote
New to Forumpool? You can introduce yourself here.
ScotsIrishFlag-1.jpeg avatar_creative_signature_Hmm.png Vietnam Heritage and Freedom Flag

27 July 2017
Dark Overlord
Nowhere Land
Forum Posts: 4470
Member Since:
10 March 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

This is an underrated song, i love how there’s 3 guitar parts going on at the same time, John’s Fender, George’s acoustic, and Paul’s Casino.

The following people thank Dark Overlord for this post:


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

25 August 2017
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 1277
Member Since:
27 February 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

This is such a great song, I’ve fallen in love with it! Apart from the lyrics (paul-mccartney), this song is just awesome. It sounds really relaxed and there is so much groove in there, which probably comes from Paul’s bouncing, never resting bassline and Ringo’s ride cymbal. The former makes me want to nod my head in sync with the bass because it’s so infectious and the latter gives the song an additional brightness, like rays of sunlight on a beach (Gee, I wonder where I did get this association from..a-hard-days-night-george-10). Then there are of course the superb harmony vocals and PAUL’S LEAD GUITAR! Oh, how I love these crazy interspersions he does! 

All in all, I really love how jaunty and easygoing and casual this song is and how much groove it has! I sometimes picture the Beatles in a studio and shaking their bodies in some sort of weird dance while playing this song because they are so lost in the groove that their bodies got one with the rhythm. And Paul’s lead guitar lines are like random thoughts in a stream of consciousness on top of all the groove.

Certainly a gem on Help ! IMO.

The following people thank Martha for this post:

Zig, Ahhh Girl, Beatlebug

Not once does the diversity seem forced -- the genius of the record is how the vaudevillian "When I'm 64" seems like a logical extension of "Within You Without You" and how it provides a gateway to the chiming guitars of "Lovely Rita. - Stephen T. Erlewine on Sgt Pepper's

25 August 2017
Pineapple Records
Shea Stadium
Forum Posts: 842
Member Since:
15 May 2015
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I didn’t know Paul did all those little electric guitar fills & frills.  In the movie, it’s George, isn’t it?  If it is Paul, that means he recorded over for the record.  Some of those fills are almost comically not quite up to snuff, but somehow fit perfectly.  The rhythm guitar with its constant upbeat (or is it a downbeat?) reminds me of the rhythm guitar in that song “Lil’ Green Bag”.  Paul’s bass I notice is playing off that incessant beat of the rhythm quitar, always hitting the *other* beat, enhancing that “bouncy” feel.  And here and there he’s hitting three beats in a row so he hits before, on, then after a given beat — boom, boom-boom, boom (where the 3rd boom is where the rhythm guitar hits).

I also like how the melody keeps sliding into a major 3rd note from a minor 3rd.

The following people thank Pineapple Records for this post:

Martha, Beatlebug

A ginger sling with a pineapple heart,

a coffee dessert, yes you know it's good news...

26 August 2017
Inside an Apple Orchard in a Letterbox
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 5053
Member Since:
1 December 2009
sp_UserOnlineSmall Online

I’m with Martha – there’s something unspeakably jaunty about this tune. Plus the video is one of my favorites.

The following people thank vonbontee for this post:


GEORGE: In fact, The Detroit Sound. JOHN: In fact, yes. GEORGE: In fact, yeah. Tamla-Motown artists are our favorites. The Miracles. JOHN: We like Marvin Gaye. GEORGE: The Impressions PAUL & GEORGE: Mary Wells. GEORGE: The Exciters. RINGO: Chuck Jackson. JOHN: To name but eighty. 


27 August 2017
Forum Posts: 3740
Member Since:
26 January 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Sorry to let everyone down, but I’m not really a fan of this one. Certainly one of the weaker Help ! tracks, along with Dizzy Miss Lizzy and The Night Before .

The following people thank QuarryMan for this post:


“While I will admit to a certain cynicism, the fact is that I’m a naysayer and hatchet man in the fight against violence. I pride myself in taking a punch and I’ll gladly take another - because I choose to live my life in the company of Ghandi and King. My concerns are global. I reject absolutely revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. I love you, Sheriff Truman.”


27 August 2017
Elementary Penguin
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 1008
Member Since:
15 March 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

A fun pop/rock tune. I love the harmonies and the lead guitar on this track. It is also one of my favourite performances from the Help ! film. 

And in the end the lunch you take is equal to the lunch you bake.

28 August 2017
Robin Hood Country
Paris Olympia
Forum Posts: 363
Member Since:
19 January 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I’m not the biggest fan of the song, it just doesn’t really go anywhere for me. I think Dizzy Miss Lizzy , You Like Me Too Much and Tell Me What You See are worse though.

The following people thank Flyingbrians for this post:


"And life flows on within you and without you" - George Harrison

Forum Timezone: Europe/London
Most Users Ever Online: 700
Currently Online: vonbontee
Guest(s) 1
Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)
Top Posters:
Starr Shine?: 16104
Ron Nasty: 12191
Zig: 9832
50yearslate: 8743
Necko: 7976
AppleScruffJunior: 7555
parlance: 7111
mr. Sun king coming together: 6403
Mr. Kite: 6147
trcanberra: 6064
Member Stats:
Guest Posters: 88
Members: 2786
Moderators: 5
Admins: 1
Forum Stats:
Groups: 3
Forums: 44
Topics: 5144
Posts: 370361
Newest Members:
Lovely Rita, rubber ringo soul, SheSaidSheSaid, CECFan64, CECFan89
Moderators: Joe: 5279, meanmistermustard: 24683, Ahhh Girl: 21040, Beatlebug: 17746, The Hole Got Fixed: 8403
Administrators: Joe: 5279