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6 October 2017
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Interesting take. To me it sounds rather like a prelude to Two Of Us .

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I've been up on the mountain, and I've seen his wondrous grace,
I've sat there on the barstool and I've looked him in the face.
He seemed a little haggard, but it did not slow him down,
he was humming to the neon of the universal sound. 

12 April 2021
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I Will ” has always existed in some form. It was created at the beginning of time, and was floating along on the air just waiting for the right mortal to come along and listen to the air carefully enough to pluck it out, lend his voice to it, put perhaps his own stamp upon its personal meaning and specific recording details, and squeeze it onto vinyl. That that mortal happened to be Paul McCartney didn’t hurt its chances of becoming widely known, but it was fated to have been so. But those details are relatively unimportant; it’s the structure and melody that matter. It is eternal, self-contained, a perfectly round, centered drop of harmonic sounds.

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Paul has an abnormal ability to tap into the Music of the Spheres

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"We could ride and surf together while our love would grow"

-Brian Wilson, Surfer Girl

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He really does. Someone said that about Blackbird and I’ve thought of it ever since. Some of the great melodies he lays claim to are so perfect you’re a little surprised they weren’t come up with or discovered sooner.

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16 February 2022
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There’s something terribly melancholy about Paul harmonising with himself in such a Beatles-y style. Especially in combination with 

“will I wait a lonely lifetime, if you want me to I will”  paul-mccartney

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16 February 2022
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meaigs said
There’s something terribly melancholy about Paul harmonising with himself in such a Beatles-y style. Especially in combination with 

“will I wait a lonely lifetime, if you want me to I will”  paul-mccartney

  

When it comes down to it, this is one of the most personally relevant songs to me. I’ve been searching for love for a while and nothing has come of it. When Paul sings to himself and his hypothetical future lover he’s also singing for me. 

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16 February 2022
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I hope that dream comes true for you soon, @Timothy , and that in the meantime you can make beautiful harmonies with yourself.

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15 December 2022
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Hearing the vocal bass part more clearly in this video of someone faithfully reproducing it (and providing musical notes above him), I was struck how the song has a Motown pop-soul feel.

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16 December 2022
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I knew the main part had C-Am-Dm7-G7 !  I guessed that then looked it up on Ultimate Guitar.

I listened closely to Paul’s original vs. the guy I linked above and maybe the guy was accentuating on purpose, but Paul doesn’t sound out the “D” sound of the “dum dum dum” and yet he still maintains a percussive edge for each note.  Though it’s cool he did it, I think he should have played it on standup acoustic bass.

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17 December 2022
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Woops, made one mistake, so this is an edit.

Another note on “I Will “.  I wish Paul had changed just one note of the main melody.  I’ll show it.  As we know the first two lines are the same. I would keep the 1st line the same, but change one note in the second:

1st line — Who knows how long I’ve loved you / You know I love you still / will I wait a lonely lifetime? / If you want me to, I will

Notes — B-C-G-E-C-D-F / B-C-G-E-C-G / G-C-A-F-D-G-E-C / G-C-A-F-D-B-C

(the third & fourth bunch above, the first C is an octave higher than in the second Cs and than it is in the first two bunches)

For if I ever saw you / I didn’t catch your name / but it never really mattered / I will always feel the same.

Notes — My change of one note is for the word “feel”.  All the notes are the same as the 1st line, so to show what I mean, all I have to do is say that the “feel” of the 4th bunch of notes should NOT be the D which Paul uses to transition back to the B-C of “the same” (echoing his first two notes that began the song) — but rather, it should be the B an octave higher.  Thus:

G-C-A-F-[high]B-[low]B-C

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