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


Match



Forum Options



Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters
sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
Beatles songs that work as poetry
4 October 2016
9.34pm
Avatar
SaxonMothersSon
Royal Command Performance
Members
Forum Posts: 254
Member Since:
31 July 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

They were writing lyrics, which at times worked sans music as poetry. I don’t believe they were saying ‘Let’s write a pretty poem then set it to music’. Lyrics have to stay within the limits of time, rhythm, internal and end rhymes. Their “poems”, if any, were more likely accidents than intentional.

That being said, (whew), they did write some brilliant lyrics which then moved other musicians to grow beyond “Betty Sue has a new pair of shoes…”

I opened a paper on Lennon in Philosophy class with the lyrics of “There’s a Place”. Solid, simple lyrics, adding the sonic sound of the band made a perfect match. Long Long Long is another one…

The following people thank SaxonMothersSon for this post:

Richard

Matches...Candles...Matches...Candles

Forum Timezone: Europe/London
Most Users Ever Online: 700
Currently Online:
Guest(s) 1
Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)
Top Posters:
Starr Shine?: 16104
Ron Nasty: 12266
Zig: 9832
50yearslate: 8744
Necko: 7982
AppleScruffJunior: 7561
parlance: 7111
mr. Sun king coming together: 6403
Mr. Kite: 6147
trcanberra: 6064
Member Stats:
Guest Posters: 88
Members: 2776
Moderators: 5
Admins: 1
Forum Stats:
Groups: 3
Forums: 44
Topics: 5152
Posts: 370941
Newest Members:
PhotoMadonnaLord, BeatlesDrummer, glass onion soup, ringostarrmusic, weallliveintheyellowsub
Moderators: Joe: 5281, meanmistermustard: 24718, Ahhh Girl: 21104, Beatlebug: 17768, The Hole Got Fixed: 8406
Administrators: Joe: 5281