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Beatles Songs With Keyboard Instrument
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5 August 2012
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Paris Olympia
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I did a list of all beatles songs which feature keyboard instruments and then I decided to post this on the forum

Please Please Me : 2 (Misery , Baby It's You )

With The Beatles : 5 (Little Child , You Really Got A Hold On Me ,  I Wanna Be Your Man , Not A Second Time , Money)

A Hard Days Night: 3 (A Hard Days Night, Anytime At All, Things We Said Today )

Beatles For Sale : 6 (No Reply , Rock And Roll Music , Mr. Moonlight, Kansas City /Hey Hey Hey, Every Little Thing ,  What You're Doing )

Help !: 5 (The Night Before , You're Going To Lose That Girl , You Like Me Too Much , Tell Me What You See , Dizzy Miss Lizzy )

Rubber Soul : 7 (Drive My Car , You Won't See Me , Think For Yourself , The Word , I'm Looking Through You , In My Life , If I Needed Someone )

Revolver : 7  (She Said She Said , Good Day Sunshine , For No One , Doctor Robert , I Want To Tell You , Got To Get You Into My Life , Tomorrow Never Knows )

Sgt. Pepper 's Lonely Hearts Club Band:  10 (Sgt. Pepper 's Lonely Hearts Club Band, With A Little Help From My Friends Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds Getting Better Fixing A Hole , Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!, When I'm Sixty-Four Lovely Rita Sgt. Pepper 's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise), A Day In The Life )

Magical Mystery Tour : 11 (Magical Mystery Tour The Fool On The Hill Flying Blue Jay Way Your Mother Should Know I Am The Walrus Hello, Goodbye Strawberry Fields Forever Penny Lane , Baby, You're a Rich Man, All You Need Is Love )

The Beatles (White Album ): 21 (Back In The USSR , Dear Prudence , Glass Onion , Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da , The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill , While My Guitar Gently Weeps , Martha My Dear , I'm So Tired , Piggies , Rocky Raccon, Don't Pass Me By , Why Don't We Do It In The Road, 
Birthday , Sexy Sadie , Long, Long, Long , Revolution 1 , Honey Pie , Savoy Truffle , Cry Baby Cry , Revolution 9 , Good Night )

Yellow Submarine : 4 (Only A Northern Song , Hey Bulldog , It's All Too Much , All You Need Is Love )

Abbey Road : 16 (Come Together , Something , Maxwell's Silver Hammer , Oh! Darling , Octopus's Garden , I Want You (She's So Heavy), Because , Here Comes The Sun , You Never Give Me Your Money , Sun King , Mean Mr. Mustard, Polythene Pam , She Came In Through The Bathroom Window , Golden Slumbers , Carry That Weight , The End )

Let It Be : 10 (Dig A Pony , Across The Universe , I Me Mine , Dig It , Let It Be , I've Got A Feeling , One After 909 , The Long And Winding Road , For You Blue , Get Back )

I'll also do the Past Masters songs because then I've got all songs which were remastered 2009

Past Masters : 18 (Long Tall Sally , Slow Down , Matchbox , She's A Woman , Bad Boy , I'm Down , We Can Work It Out , Lady Madonna , The Inner Light , Hey Jude , Revolution , Get Back , Don't Let Me Down , The Ballad Of John And Yoko , Old Brown Shoe , Across The Universe , Let It Be , You Know My Name (Look Up The Number))

Once there was a way to get back homewards. Once there was a way to get back home; sleep pretty darling do not cry. And I will sing a lullaby

5 August 2012
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Wow, that's a lot of work you've done! They really depended on them more & more over time, eh?

I remember George saying 'Blimey, he's always talking about “Yesterday”, you'd think he was Beethoven or somebody' - Paul McCartney

6 August 2012
Into the Sky with Diamonds
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I wonder if you could further subdivide between songs where the piano/keyboard is a main sound ("Not A Second Time ," "Lady Madonna ," "Martha ...") vs just there to add substance - a little mayonnaise for the sandwich.

[not that you haven't done enough already!]

"Into the Sky with Diamonds" (the Beatles and the Race to the Moon – a history)

6 August 2012
Vienna, Austria
Paris Olympia
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It would be possible but I think in many cases some people would say it's a main part adn some would say it's not. For example the piano plays something like a riff in One After 909 ; is this a main part or not? In some cases it's quite obvious that it's a main part (the examples you named, let it be, A Day In The Life , get back) and in some cases it's quite obvious it isn't (She Came In Through The Bathroom Window (if there is one; I read it, but I'm not sure whether the sound, about which i think that it's a piano, is really a piano, Across The Universe ) but in many cases it's unfortunately not

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