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Live Setlist... With a Catch
29 January 2020
7.04pm
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Blistered Fingers
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I'm interested to know, if you could book the Beatles to play an 8 song concert and you choose the songs and order played, which ones would you choose? Here's the catch... you can only pick 2 songs for each of them to sing. The songs can be from any period of their Beatles career. What would your setlist look like? If any of your songs have dual lead singers, you choose who it is attributed to. Here's mine:

 

1. Taxman (GH)

2. Oh! Darling (PM)

3. With A Little Help From My Friends (RS)

4. Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey (JL)

5. Don't Pass Me By (RS)

6. Savoy Truffle (GH)

7. Get Back (PM)

8. I Want You (She's So Heavy) (JL)

 

I could be tempted to switch out #4 with Come Together or Happiness Is A Warm Gun . I could also be tempted to switch out #5 with Octopus's Garden , but for now, that's the setlist that I would go with.

30 January 2020
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My ideal Beatles concert would probably be a stripped down set of them playing loud, raucous versions of their heaviest songs, preferably in a small venue like the Cavern. According to your rules, though:

Back In The USSR (Paul)

Come Together (John)

Octopus's Garden (Ringo)

Helter Skelter (Paul)

While My Guitar Gently Weeps (George)

I Wanna Be Your Man (Ringo)

Savoy Truffle (George)

Twist And Shout (John) 

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¡No pasarán!

 

2 February 2020
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JW OBoogie
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My set list would contain some songs they couldn't play live

Taxman (George)

Oh! Darling (Paul)

Octopus's Garden (Ringo)

Strawberry Fields (John)

Don't Pass Me By (Ringo)

Eleanor Rigby (Paul)

While My Guitar Gently Weeps (George)

A Day In The Life (John)

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Turn off your stream, relax and float down mind

3 February 2020
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Blistered Fingers
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JW OBoogie said
My set list would contain some songs they couldn't play live

  

Still a valid list... and I like it! paul-mccartney-thumb_gif

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