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4 September 2015
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Really annoyed at John saying he could've done this better. John didn't even have the range for this and he knew it.

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As a cover, it can maybe work out well like in the Anthology version. More mellow and not hardcore as Paul, but it's a great song anyways.

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4 September 2015
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In some ways I prefer the 'Anthology 3 ' version because John is singing it along with Paul. The vocals are incredible, and its clearly audible their having fun. Hopefully when Apple finally realise that releasing the 'Let It Be ' film isnt going to turn the Beatles into the worlds most hated group we'll get to see that.

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4 September 2015
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Yes it's nice they're having fun together..........Until it gets spoilt at the end .......spoilt for me that is. 

4 September 2015
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Funny, a lot of people love this song. From first hearing, I thought it was the sore thumb of the album, it has just never fit into the progressive Abbey Road tone for me. Kinda like, oh, yeah, nice Paulie, but it's 1969. We don't do solo show-stoppers in the middle of an album.

But that's just me...

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5 September 2015
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SaxonMothersSon, welcome!

I've always thought it was a fabulous vocal performance.

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5 September 2015
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I've never been too much of a fan of the vocals. I think its just one of those Beatles songs that you have to listen to on repeat for days straight to start to love it. I just kind of think it's a weak moment during Abbey Road

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The song has grown on me but its definitely one of the weaker moments on the album. Probably another example (there are quite a few) of Ringo keeping the interest for me - going into the middle bridges of whatever it is he is all of the kit. 

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14 September 2015
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Thinking of what a Lennon version of the song might be, I've got a musical picture in my head of it sped up like an early Beatles track with George playing the 12-string Rick, and by "sped up" I mean the musical phrases sung in half to a quarter of the length so it works in a 4/4; this does make the middle-eight a bit of a gabble but it would work if sung around the changes instead of strictly within them and you can still have the break in it. It really sounds like A Hard Day's Night track to me: think of the rhythm of I Should Have Known Better with a touch of I'm Happy Just To Dance With You or even You Can't Do That , and imagine John singing it over that.

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31 December 2015
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I think this track is great. Liked it from the very first listen. Paul is amazing. And the vocal harmonies are so "angelic" , i like when they change from "ooh" to "aah" when Paul sings "i'll never let you down". And i always hear "johnny" instead of "darling" when he says "if you leave me i'll never make it alone"... funny

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31 December 2015
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I agree with lillo.  Some Beatle tracks take a couple times listening to it to really love it, but this song stood out right away.  Must be Paul's outstanding vocals. 

11 June 2016
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Listening to Abbey Road at this very second and "Oh! Darling " is the track that's playing.

Fantastic track, stellar vocal by McCartney. I'm wondering though what this would have sounded like with John on lead vocal.

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12 June 2016
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To me, if John sang it, the only difference would have been authenticity. 

Don't misunderstand me - Paul could howl with the best of all howlers ever. But for the most part, he did it as an effect because he could. When John howled, it was because he felt it.

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13 June 2016
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Yeah, but something tells me when McCartney used "the effect" he was feelin' it just as well.  Particularly on this track.

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Listening to this again, and I have to say Paul's voice on this is epic, especially the emphasis on 'alone'! a-hard-days-night-paul-7 Definitely one his best vocal moments along with Helter Skelter and Maybe I'm Amazed . I'm also really digging the backing harmonies.They remind me a little of those from George's solo cover of the song I Really Love You.

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6 September 2019
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Ringo's drumming on take 4 is monumental. Listen to him own it from about 1:05 onwards. Magnificent work. Possibly better than his drumming on the released take.

Also shows what Paul meant when he's said his voice wasn't rough enough and that he needed to work hard to nail the vocal he wanted.

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7 September 2019
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Ron Nasty said
Ringo's drumming on take 4 is monumental. Listen to him own it from about 1:05 onwards. Magnificent work. Possibly better than his drumming on the released take.

Also shows what Paul meant when he's said his voice wasn't rough enough and that he needed to work hard to nail the vocal he wanted.

  

Agree......Pity Paul ran out of steam a bit some of his vocal was good too.......some not so........

Definitely 99.9999% John shouting 'Yessss' at 53 secs.......

9 September 2019
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Luv how well Paul belts out this tune!paul-mccartney

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19 September 2019
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Paul was the major showman and John the major emotionalist. Both versions would be amazing for what each bring to them.

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