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29 June 2017
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Listening to 'Ride Rajbun' earlier and was convinced he was singing 'Attila The Hun' whereas looking up the lyrics reveals it to be Tallitobun. I prefer Attila The Hun. 

Also thought it was 

You may think that you have heard the last of Katman,
I've got news for you, my friend, I'll stick to Batman.

which is one hell of a brilliant lyric. Sadly it's "I'll stick to that man".

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"I told you everything I could about me, Told you everything I could" ('Before Believing' - Emmylou Harris) 

"Don't make your love suffer insecurities; Trade the baggage of 'self' to set another one free" ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)

26 July 2017
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I've just listened to If You Wanna from the album Flaming Pie for the first time and instead of I'll take you for a ride in my Cadillac I first understood I'll take you for a ride in McCartney-land all the time. McCartney-land... That must be a great country @Ahhh Girl, mustn't it?a-hard-days-night-george-10

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Ooooo, one one-way ticket, please. a-hard-days-night-paul-7

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Even since I was little I thought the line in Can't Buy Me Love was "I don't care to watch for money". I thought this until a few weeks ago while listening to to Hey Jude (The Capitol Album) when I realized that Paul was saying "I don't care too much for money"

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27 July 2017
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William Shears Campbell said
Even since I was little I thought the line in Can't Buy Me Love was "I don't care to watch for money". I thought this until a few weeks ago while listening to to Hey Jude (The Capitol Album) when I realized that Paul was saying "I don't care too much for money"  

That's interesting because we had something like that a while back in this thread, let's see if I can find it... here it is:

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Until 6 months ago, I always thought it was "I don't care to march for money" instead of "I don't care too much for money". I find that particularly amusing...  

This line seems to be quite easy to misunderstand, apparently.a-hard-days-night-john-6

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21 August 2017
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Okay, here's what I swear I'm hearing at one point in "Happiness Is A Warm Gun" --

"Mother Supeeridge owns a guh-uh-uh-un,

Mother Supeeridge owns a guh-uh-uh-un,

Mother Supeeridge owns a guh-uh-uh-un,

Mother Supeeridge owns a guh-uh-uh-un..." (etc.)

Why are they adding that "-dg" sound in the word supposed to be "Superior"...?

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21 August 2017
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The Continuing Story of Happiness Is A Warm Gun...

Another part of the song, what I hear is this:

 

"I need a fix 'cause I'm going down,

down to the bitch that I left up... town..."

 

To me, that's much better than "bits"...

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a coffee dessert, yes you know it's good news...

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To me, that's much better than "bits"...  

I always took it as meaning that he needs his fix so he can be whole again, and not in bits of himself. 

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I'm glad no one picked up on my gaffe about "Happiness Is A Warm Gun".  It's not "Mother Superior owned a gun" -- it's "Mother Superior jumped the gun".  That "-idge" that so baffled me comes from the j sound of "jumped" which, coupled with the British way they say "Superior" (lacking that fulsomely rounded American R pronunciation), and the fact that there's a hint of a Liverpuddlian pronunciation of "jumped" (making it closer to "owned"), all together produces that effect.

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I was really disappointed when I found out it was 'I read the news today, oh boy' not 'old boy'. Old boy, to me, sounds so much more British.

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