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Matching/Opposing lyrics/titles/themes - Beatles and solo years
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 Ahhh Girl said 

What other army, war, or military-related lyrics can we come up with?  

Although I brought up these two songs already in this thread not too long ago, Teddy Boy had a soldier dad and Ringo's song Silent Homecoming is all about a woman waiting for her husband to come home from war. 

And whilst John wants us to end the war (from the 1972 live version of Come Together at Madison Square Gardens), Miss O'Dell has nothing to say about it.

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Well, if we talk about Give Peace A Chance being anti-war, surely we have to mention Imagine ?

Likewise, if we talk about SPLHCB , then surely Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) is also technically worth a mention...

Submarines are used in the navy... Yellow Submarine ?

Guns are used in the army - Happiness Is A Warm Gun ?

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From the 'Which Beatles Song Is Being Described?' thread:

Nowhere Man : Can you see me at all?
And Your Bird Can Sing : You can't see me!

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Dear Sir or Madam, will you read my book - Paperback Writer

Is anybody going to listen to my story - Girl

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I Want To Hold Your Hand

From ‘Here We Go Again’:

So I say hello again
And nobody gives a damn
And nobody wants to hold your hand
Everyone’s an also-ran

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@Ahhh Girl said https://www.beatlesbible.com/f.....l/#p296043
Desmond says to Molly, "Girl, I like your face." (man's words)

In Back in Brazil: "He's tall and handsome / And he fits in with her plan" (woman's words)  

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Oh! Darling :

I'll never do you no harm

Happiness Is A Warm Gun :

I know nobody can do me no harm (oh, yeah)

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"Your Feet's Too Big" - "I hate ya!"

324 other Paul-sung lyrics - "I love you!"

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Not a song but:

"I'm leaving the band." - Ringo, August 1968

"Look I'll leave the band if you want me to leave, or I won't leave the band at all. Whatever it that pleases you, I'll do it." - George, January 1969

"I'm leaving the band." - John, September 1969

"I've left the band." - Paul, April 1970

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Imagine - Imagine no possessions

And Your Bird Can Sing - When your prized possessions start to weigh you down

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Timothy said
Imagine - Imagine no possessions

And Your Bird Can Sing - When your prized possessions start to weigh you down  

I like that a whole lot. Here have an apple apple01

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- You're gonna lose that girl:

You're Going To Lose That Girl
If you don't treat her right, my friend
You're going to find her gone

- She loves you:

She said you hurt her so
She almost lost her mind
But now she says she knows
You're not the hurting kind
She says she loves you

"I Need You by George Harrison"

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John liked his listeners to use their imagination:

Imagine there's no heaven... (Imagine )

Picture yourself in a boat in a river.... (Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds )

Let me take you down.... (Strawberry Fields Forever )

I'm sure there are further examples.

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Tony Japanese said
John liked his listeners to use their imagination:

Imagine there's no heaven... (Imagine )

Picture yourself in a boat in a river.... (Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds )

Let me take you down.... (Strawberry Fields Forever )

I'm sure there are further examples.  

There's the earlyish Lennon/McCartney song, I'll Get You , with these lyrics:

Imagine I'm in love with you
It's easy 'cause I know
I've imagined I'm in love with you
Many, many, many times before

And in the end

The love you take is equal to the love you make

 

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Tony Japanese said
John liked his listeners to use their imagination:

Imagine there's no heaven... (Imagine )

Picture yourself in a boat in a river.... (Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds )

Let me take you down.... (Strawberry Fields Forever )

I'm sure there are further examples

In a similar vein is 3,000 miles over the ocean, 3,000 light years, from the land of the rising sun ...

wherever you are you are here

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Remember when you were young?
How the hero was never hung
Always got away...

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The Word - Say the word and you'll be free

Getting Better - You gave me the word, I finally heard, I'm doing the best that I can

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To go with this post and this post about phone calls...

"And she keeps calling me back again" ~I've Just Seen A Face

"Come on and call me back again" ~Call Me Back Again (Paul with Wings)

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8

...and all the telephones are calling...

from Dominoes.a-hard-days-night-paul-7

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