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Beatles song trivia
19 February 2015
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Read the thread title, dearest mmm.a-hard-days-night-george-9

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I dont read thread titles. Means i can be ignorant and then whine when i’m corrected.

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Across The Universe and I Want To Tell You .

Words slipping away both times… those pesky words!

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I’ve been meaning to put this conversation into this thread because this is where I would think of looking for it in the future. I’ll leave the original posts where they are and copy the pertinent part of the conversation into this post.

Ahhh Girl said
From the back-to-back songs

Baby You’re A Rich Man

What did you see when you were there?
Nothing that doesn’t show

and All You Need Is Love

Nothing you can see that isn’t shown

Bungalow Bob said
This is a really cool observation, Ahhh Girl. I imagine that John Lennon , being such a practitioner of clever wordplay, would keep notebooks full of phrases that either he thought up, overheard, or mis-overheard. (I keep notebooks of these types of phrases.) That’s very interesting that two consecutively running songs would contain basically the same phrase. I’d like to think that if John was ever asked about this, that he would laugh and say “Now, how did that get by ‘quality control?’ Ya know, once I use these phrases in a song, I’ve got to start crossing them out, because I tend to forget and then I might use them again.” :D

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I just got these two put together.

Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Recorded: 28 February; 1, 2 March 1967)

Waiting to take you away

Magical Mystery Tour (Recorded: 25-27 April, 3 May 1967)

Waiting to take you away

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Following onto the above post, I am thinking of Beatles songs that include the word “away” in honor of my upcoming trip.

What are all their songs that include the word away?

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In addition to those stated above: 

Don’t Bother Me : “So go away, leave me alone…” 

Hmmm… not a friendly start… 

I’m Only Sleeping (thanks again to the Revolver cover on my wall! Incredibly useful, that): “…I’m miles away…” 

Lovely Rita : “…tow your heart away…” 

Across The Universe : “…they slip away…” 

She’s Leaving Home : “…she is far away…” 

Any Time At All : “If the sun has faded away…” 

Things We Said Today : “…wishing you weren’t so far away…” 

I’ll Be Back : “…if I ran away from you…” 

Wait : “…I’ve been away now…” 

Okay, I’d better stop now. 

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All My Loving – And then while I’m away

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I’ll be on my way – The sun is fading away

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Ahhh Girl said
I just got these two put together.

Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Recorded: 28 February; 1, 2 March 1967)

Waiting to take you away

Magical Mystery Tour (Recorded: 25-27 April, 3 May 1967)

Waiting to take you away

George’s “When We Was Fab”, which I was just listening to, has a significant reference to the buzz that is going to come and “take you awaaayyy…. take you awaaayyy…”, with echoey MMT-style vocals. 

Anyway… 

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Ticket To Ride – The girl that’s driving me mad is going away.

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Not that they are connected or anything, but I thought about this this morning while listening to Rubber Soul .

First you hear about nowhere man living in his nowhere land. Then 6 songs later we get

I’m Looking Through You
And you’re nowhere

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Here’s a chart that shows the self references in Beatles songs:

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They continued doing it in their solo careers.

"If you're ever in the shit, grab my tit.” —Paul McCartney 

27 October 2015
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I can think of two articles of clothing that needed to be fixed. What are they? We’ll see if you all think of any others.

Also, let’s list all the articles of clothing in Beatles songs. Write the article of clothing and the song title.

27 October 2015
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‘Darning his socks’ from Eleanor Rigby  

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“Knit a swear by the fireside.” When I’m 64.

Stocking need mending in ‘Lady Madonna is the better bet actually.

The two obvious songs are 

Old Brown Shoe  

Blue Suede Shoes (Anthology 3 )

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The two “fixing” ones I thought about were Lady Madonna ‘s stockings needing mending and Father McKenzie’s socks needing darning in Eleanor Rigby .

Two Of Us – wearing raincoats

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Hobnail boots – ‘Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Jackboots and kilt – ‘Polythene Pam

Gumboot – ‘Come Together ‘ (a gumboot is another name for Wellington boot – no i didnt know that until i googled it.)

Corporation tee-shirt, knickers – ‘I Am The Walrus

Mac – ‘Penny Lane

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Starched white shirts – Piggies

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Coat and hat – A Day In The Life

Cap – Lovely Rita

Socks – I’ve Got A Feeling

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Longer than the road that stretches out ahead

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