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Beatles Songs About The Weather
19 January 2019
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@Ahhh Girl Was just going to mention Footprints (“He won’t sit by my fire, he says he likes it in the snow.
Where footprints never go, he likes it in the snow”) – one of my favorite obscure McCartney songs.

The word “obscure” may sometimes be somewhat over-used, but I do think this one’s obscure – mainly because it comes off a relative weak album (Press To Play )

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Oh Yoko- in the middle of a cloud

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29 January 2019
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From Ringo’s Give More Love album

As I look up to the sky / The sun begins to fade (Show Me The Way)

And early in the morning the sunlight in your hair (So Wrong for So Long)

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2 February 2019
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Home (When Shadows Fall): Skies of blue begin to grey

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4 February 2019
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Deep Blue: When sunshine is not enough to make me feel bright

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4 February 2019
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Does Miss O’Dell: ‘the smog that keeps polluting up our shores’ count?

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4 February 2019
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Indeed it does, that’s a good one!

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9 February 2019
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Blow Away

Day turned black, sky ripped apart
Rained for a year ’til it dampened my heart

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9 February 2019
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Everybody’s talking up a storm

Here Comes The Moon

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9 February 2019
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I love that song, one of George’s best.

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9 February 2019
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Sublime in the summertime, warm and lazy

from Your Love Is Forever

That counts, right?

It’s a particularly appealing lyric to me today as it’s been cold and rainy all day.

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9 February 2019
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London Town : ‘Silver rain was falling down / Upon the dirty ground of London Town

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9 February 2019
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Soft Touch

Like a snowflake falling

As a warm sun rises

As a cool wind blows me

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9 February 2019
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Any Time At All – when the sun has faded away, I’ll try to make it shine

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10 February 2019
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‘Soft-Hearted Hana’

 

My legs seemed to me like high-rise buildings
My head was high up in the sky
My skin the sun began to fry like bacon…

She lives beneath the crater in the meadow
She moves among the fruit and grain
You can meet her after heavy rain has fallen

A quite stupendous song that is utterly and beyond bonkers and is totally explained by the words “magic mushrooms”.

Off-topic question. Do any other Beatles mention bacon or is it just George (‘Piggies ‘ and ‘Soft-Hearted Hana’)?

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10 February 2019
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Feet in the Clouds (Paul solo)

Teacher said
I had my head in the clouds
They directed
I suspected
Disconnected
Had it my way

I’ve got my feet in the clouds
Got my head on the ground

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Through my life I’ve seen gray sky– Try Some Buy Some

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50yearslate said
Through my life I’ve seen gray sky– Try Some Buy Some

  

I’ve just been obsessing over this song and david bowie’s cover. 

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Me too, I’m in love with it (the George version that is, haven’t heard the cover)

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Bowie’s cover


is very faithful to the original — especially by Bowie’s standards, he usually kooks things up a bit (which is sometimes good, sometimes bad, but we Bowie-sluts would listen to him sing a Taco Bell menu so we don’t care a-hard-days-night-john-6)

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