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5 February 2011
2.20am
Marcelo
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deboraht said:

At least no one has done a cover version of it.


In fact, Wikipedia states that there's at least four covers by Phish, Def FX, Little Fyodor and Alarm Will Sound.
 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R.....r_versions

 

And that's FTW!

I'd like to say "thank you" on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we passed the audition.
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5 February 2011
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Yeah didn't Phish play the whole White Album at one of their concerts?

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5 February 2011
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GniknuS said:

Yeah didn't Phish play the whole White Album at one of their concerts?


They did.

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie……

Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower…

Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go.

Beware of Darkness… 

5 February 2011
5.12am
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mithveaen said:

GniknuS said:

Yeah didn't Phish play the whole White Album at one of their concerts?


They did.

They need to work the first part, they need a lower-pitch, soft voice for "number nine" part too. The last section is fine.

I'd like to say "thank you" on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we passed the audition.
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5 February 2011
11.16pm
Marcelo
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Forget what I said before. Phish are not taking this theme seriously.

Alarm Will Sound version kick serious ass!

And THIS is really FTW!

I'd like to say "thank you" on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we passed the audition.
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6 February 2011
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No manches. I was literaly blown away by it. Excellent link Marcelo!! apple01

 

I found a better video image quality version. Here it is. They're doing the voices live. Wow. This has changed totally the way I listen to Revolution 9. Fucking awesome.  two-virgins

 

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Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie……

Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower…

Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go.

Beware of Darkness… 

6 February 2011
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That was great! a-hard-days-night-ringo-9 It would be a lot of fun to perform too.

Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo! So little time! So much to know!

6 February 2011
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Wow! I never thought you could even cover it! That was really cool, must've taken alot of work to get it.

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6 February 2011
2.02am
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I gladly accept your apple, Mithveaen, thanks! And your link is awesome you can see what's going on, on stage, so take 3 apples:

 

apple01apple01apple01

 

And that's a classical trained musician for you!

I'd like to say "thank you" on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we passed the audition.
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6 February 2011
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Thank you Marcelo! I'll give you 2 apples to be even a-hard-days-night-john-2  apple01 apple01

 

I'm still in awe. How to say it? Man that is music!!!!!! If a trained musician could make an orchestration of that, and sound similar, then it's music. 

 

It's now clear. Revolution 9 is a song and the instrument John used (with George and Yoko) is loops on tape. John Winston Ono Lennon you were truly something out of this Earth. a-hard-days-night-john-7

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie……

Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower…

Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go.

Beware of Darkness… 

6 February 2011
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John was certainly unique, I'll say that much!!

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

6 February 2011
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I'm totally soaked by AWE. I would gladly pay any amount of money to see this live.

I'd like to say "thank you" on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we passed the audition.
John Lennon

6 February 2011
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Now that was cool, thanks for the links guys. Jeez, John Lennon was a cool dude, those tracks like Revolution 9 and Walrus are so great because you can always hear something new and different even after hearing them hundreds of times.

I love John's quote about number 9 too, "I don't know what influence Revolution 9 had on the teenybopper fans, but most of them didn't dig it. So what am I supposed to do?"

So he tried stuff, it's so weird because there is no one nowadays in music that's really like that, but you'd have to figure that's by design. The attitude today must be 'we want musicians to fit into X mold and that's that,' but we just need someone like John to come along and change things because music still could be great, if it was great then it could be great now. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one...hopefully.

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7 February 2011
5.36am
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You know, even though I love this thing (I mean, R9), I don't really think this is the most "mold-breaking" Lennon. In my opinion, "Help" "Strawberry Fields Forever", "I Want You (She's So Heavy)", "Happiness Is A Warm Gun", "A Day In The Life" or "For the Benefit of Mr. Kite" are those ones that give him his fame, because these songs are breaking through the parameters of pop music from within.They're songs, but they have something (in every case something different) that don't fit exactly in what is expected.

 

Revolution 9 is an exercise of being genially annoying. And he succeeded.

I'd like to say "thank you" on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we passed the audition.
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7 February 2011
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You're right about that, a song like Walrus or Strawberry Fields would still be a good song even if you took the craziness out of them.

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7 February 2011
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I disagree about Walrus. The Backing track is nothing special.

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

7 February 2011
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mr. Sun king coming together said:

I disagree about Walrus. The Backing track is nothing special.


You would disagree with yourself, as I do, if you try to play the riff and solo of this song.

I'd like to say "thank you" on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we passed the audition.
John Lennon

7 February 2011
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And I neeeeeeeeed her all the time

7 February 2011
8.59pm
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I mean, on guitar.

I'd like to say "thank you" on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we passed the audition.
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7 February 2011
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Cool video. It should have been recorded with extreme Piano

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

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