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Beatley Moments
11 July 2019
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Beatlebug said
Two days ago, the Wall Street Journal turned 130. To commemorate the date, they put out a compilation of historically significant articles. I was ecstatic to observe that this was a major feature on one of its pages:

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There was a user that had that picture as avatar

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11 July 2019
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I was at the outside seating of a restaurant  when I heard someone blasting When I’m Sixty-Four. Like, ear-destroying. I have no idea where it was coming from, but I enjoyed it quite a lot.

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11 July 2019
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I just found this while browsing facebook

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(only people following the cricket world cup will understand...)

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‘You’re Not Alone Anymore’ playing in the hotel restaurant this morning. Not a song I’m ever expecting to hear when out and about, normally if Wilburys it’s ‘End of the Line’ or ‘Handle with Care’.    

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12 July 2019
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There are builders outside doing work on apartments and their radio was playing Nowhere Man about an hour ago.

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INTROVERTS UNITE! Separately....in your own homes!

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Make Love, Not Wardrobes!

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"Stop throwing jelly beans at me"- George Harrison

12 July 2019
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Was watching BBC News earlier and there was a reporter interviewed about the start of the Netball World Cup (basketball for women) in Liverpool today, in the arena behind her they were rehearsing for this evening's opening ceremony, and heard during the 3-4 minute report were versions of Across The Universe  and Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds .

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12 July 2019
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While I was with my extended family, I was walking with one of my cousins to the corner store. I had one of my Beatles shirts on and a random man passed me and said, “The Beatles? Nice.” I don’t really live in a place with any Beatles fans of any sort (it’s a pretty boring place, actually, with more gas stations than people), so it came as a big surprise. I asked them if he was a big fan, and he laughed and said, “Who isn’t?” He probably wasn’t a hardcore fan, but I took it as a personal win and a win for the rest of the Beatles fanbase.

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15 July 2019
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A cousin of mine is getting married next year, and I recently went to his engagement party. We'd been there about 2-3 hours,then the DJ asked the happy couple to get up and have a dance. After that,he started taking requests. I went up and asked for Twist And Shout , and everyone got on the dance floor.

 

A few songs later,the DJ announced "now I'm going to play the best band in the world," and puts on We Are The Champions by Queen. I couldn't resist. Fuelled by (more than) a few drinks, I shouted to the DJ "eh mate (so Scouse when I'm drunk), you've already played the best band in the world when you put on Twist And Shout " a-hard-days-night-john-1a-hard-days-night-paul-5

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15 July 2019
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Father McKenzie said
A cousin of mine is getting married next year, and I recently went to his engagement party. We'd been there about 2-3 hours,then the DJ asked the happy couple to get up and have a dance. After that,he started taking requests. I went up and asked for Twist And Shout , and everyone got on the dance floor.

 

A few songs later,the DJ announced "now I'm going to play the best band in the world," and puts on We Are The Champions by Queen. I couldn't resist. Fuelled by (more than) a few drinks, I shouted to the DJ "eh mate (so Scouse when I'm drunk), you've already played the best band in the world when you put on Twist And Shout " a-hard-days-night-john-1a-hard-days-night-paul-5

  

* A P P L A U S E *

15 digestive biscuits to you! a-hard-days-night-george-10

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15 July 2019
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Why 15? a-hard-days-night-ringo-7

I say FIFTY POINTS TO HUFFLEPUFF ahdn_george_06

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Father McKenzie said

A cousin of mine is getting married next year, and I recently went to his engagement party. We'd been there about 2-3 hours,then the DJ asked the happy couple to get up and have a dance. After that,he started taking requests. I went up and asked for Twist And Shout , and everyone got on the dance floor.

 

A few songs later,the DJ announced "now I'm going to play the best band in the world," and puts on We Are The Champions by Queen. I couldn't resist. Fuelled by (more than) a few drinks, I shouted to the DJ "eh mate (so Scouse when I'm drunk), you've already played the best band in the world when you put on Twist And Shout " a-hard-days-night-john-1a-hard-days-night-paul-5

  

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15 digestive biscuits to you! a-hard-days-night-george-10

  

Thanks a lot john-lennon-salute_gif. I ended up having a long conversation with the mother of the bride,who it turns out is a massive Beatles fan,so yeah,it was a great night in more ways than one 

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I was watching the Oasis documentary film Supersonic last night (well worth a watch for any Oasis fans on the forum). I figured,the Gallaghers being massive Beatles fans,there may be mention or a reference to the band in the film. I wasn't disappointed.

 

There's a scene where they're in a recording studio, and this picture is on a poster pinned to the wall next to where Liam is standing:

 

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17 July 2019
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The Beatles landing back in England from America in 1964 have appeared at the beginning of 'The Invention of Boris Johnson' as apparently he was called "The Blonde Beatle' by his family.

And whilst here, the band in the game 'Homescape' are called 'The Heatles'. 

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22 July 2019
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Sometimes I have an interest in time as in for example thinking about stuff that happended in the same year. So when I learned that my grandparents silver wedding was on march 16th, I thought in my head "wait, my grandparents got married just 4 days after Paul and Linda's wedding?!" 

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I do that sort of thing all the time. john-lennon-salute_gif

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I do stuff like that too, but for the past vs present. For example, I always felt blessed that John and I are at least Libras, even if we couldn’t have the same birthday.

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23 July 2019
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Oh yeah I like being a gemini with Paul too.

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23 July 2019
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Listening to today's World at One (recorded, not live, I'm running a few hours late listening today) on the BBC. Sarah Montague mentioned that Boris Johnson chose Here Comes The Sun as his first song on Desert Island Discs in 2005. He likes the song's optimism.

23 July 2019
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I saw a van that said ‘Tucson, Arizona’ on the side and it put Get Back in my head.

Side note— when I typed ‘Get Back ’ my fingers automatically typed @Getbackintheussr . a-hard-days-night-george-10

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has quotes at the beginning: one from from Sophocles, a Tibetan proverb, and this from THE BEATLES -- Golden Slumbers "Once there was a way to get back homeward." I'd say Sophocles and the Tibetan proverb are in good company. a-hard-days-night-john-6

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