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The Baker's Dozen
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Well this list is kind of a mess... might be my fault, totally. What i meant was to list songs were the lead singer (and only the lead singer) harmonize with him very self... just like Paul in All My Loving or George in You Like Me Too Much ... i definitely wouldn't add You know my name since there is not really a harmony going on... just silly voices and noises all over the place, neither Obladi-oblada where we have John and George doing harmony with Paul, same thing with Eleanor Rigby ... Anyway i'm not really sure that there might be 13 (or more) songs where the did this so maybe there is no point in continuing with it...ahdn_george_01

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In obladi paul and only Paul harmonises with himself at the last chorus.

 

But up to you if you want to abort this list as the creator of it...

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Ok, let's keep it moving then

13 Beatles songs where lead singer sings harmony with himself.

 

 

1. All My Loving (Paul)

 

 

2. I Don't Want To Spoil The Party (John)

 

 

3. You Know My Name (Look Up The Number) (Debate yet to be settled)

 

 

4. You Like Me Too Much (George)

 

 

5. Eleanor Rigby (Paul)

 

 

6. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (Paul)

 

 

7. I've Just Seen A Face (Paul)

 

 

8. Cry Baby Cry (John)

 

 

9. I Will (Paul)

10. Come together (John)

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Shamrock Womlbs said
Ok, let's keep it moving then

13 Beatles songs where lead singer sings harmony with himself.

 

 

1. All My Loving (Paul)

 

 

2. I Don't Want To Spoil The Party (John)

 

 

3. You Know My Name (Look Up The Number) (Debate yet to be settled)

 

 

4. You Like Me Too Much (George)

 

 

5. Eleanor Rigby (Paul)

 

 

6. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (Paul)

 

 

7. I've Just Seen A Face (Paul)

 

 

8. Cry Baby Cry (John)

 

 

9. I Will (Paul)

10. Come together (John)

11. The Esher demo of Back In The USSR (could be on the original too, idk, just tryna finally finish this round with whatever I can)

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50yearslate said

Shamrock Womlbs said

Ok, let's keep it moving then

13 Beatles songs where lead singer sings harmony with himself.

 

 

1. All My Loving (Paul)

 

 

2. I Don't Want To Spoil The Party (John)

 

 

3. You Know My Name (Look Up The Number) (Debate yet to be settled)

 

 

4. You Like Me Too Much (George)

 

 

5. Eleanor Rigby (Paul)

 

 

6. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (Paul)

 

 

7. I've Just Seen A Face (Paul)

 

 

8. Cry Baby Cry (John)

 

 

9. I Will (Paul)

10. Come together (John)

11. The Esher demo of Back In The USSR (could be on the original too, idk, just tryna finally finish this round with whatever I can)

  

12. "Oh! Darling " - Paul's doubletracked screaming leads differ by several microtones 

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I think this category has too many limitations and a lot of us (myself included) are going to struggle to find a thirteenth answer based on the suggestions we've already been given

I've quickly gone through Ian MacDonald's book and the following songs have the lead singer also singing harmony vocals (but with other Beatles singing backing/harmony vocals too, so I'm not sure if we can count them):

 

I Me Mine

I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Baby, You're a Rich Man

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Go ahead and start a new category then, @Tony Japanese !

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I'm struggling to think of a good subject here, so don't mind if somebody else wants to pick up the baton.

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OK, I'll bite.

13 non-standard instruments employed on Beatles records 

1. Harp (She's Leaving Home )

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Presuming standard instrumentation is guitars, bass, drums and piano (any others?)

13 non-standard instruments employed on Beatles records 

1. Harp (She's Leaving Home )

2. Flugelhorn (Dear Prudence )

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I have to add this to the rules:

 

- Sometimes two people post at once.  The next person should be so good as to tidy up the list and number it properly.

  

Finally got a Brian Epstein mention on the 8th go-round! Four Beatles + Brian = Alchemy = Beatlemania = story of my life ?

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13 non-standard instruments employed on Beatles records

1. Harp (She's Leaving Home )
2. Flugelhorn (Dear Prudence )
3. Piccolo trumpet (Penny Lane )

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Ms. Lane said

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I have to add this to the rules:

 

- Sometimes two people post at once.  The next person should be so good as to tidy up the list and number it properly.

  

Finally got a Brian Epstein mention on the 8th go-round! Four Beatles + Brian = Alchemy = Beatlemania = story of my life ?

  

(Sorry, meant to quote MMM from p. 1.Carry on : )

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13 non-standard instruments employed on Beatles records

1. Harp (She's Leaving Home )
2. Flugelhorn (Dear Prudence )
3. Piccolo trumpet (Penny Lane )
4. Timpani (Every Little Thing )

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13 non-standard instruments employed on Beatles records

1. Harp (She's Leaving Home )
2. Flugelhorn (Dear Prudence )
3. Piccolo trumpet (Penny Lane )
4. Timpani (Every Little Thing )
5. Sitar (various, most notably Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown))

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13 non-standard instruments employed on Beatles records

1. Harp (She's Leaving Home )
2. Flugelhorn (Dear Prudence )
3. Piccolo trumpet (Penny Lane )
4. Timpani (Every Little Thing )
5. Sitar (various, most notably Norwegian Wood(This Bird Has Flown))

6. French Horn (For No One , Sgt. Pepper 's Lonely Hearts Club Band)

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13 non-standard instruments employed on Beatles records

1. Harp (She's Leaving Home )
2. Flugelhorn (Dear Prudence )
3. Piccolo trumpet (Penny Lane )
4. Timpani (Every Little Thing )
5. Sitar (various, most notably Norwegian Wood(This Bird Has Flown))

6. French Horn (For No One Sgt. Pepper 's Lonely Hearts Club Band)

7. Matchbox (I'm Looking Through You )

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13 non-standard instruments employed on Beatles records

1. Harp (She's Leaving Home )
2. Flugelhorn (Dear Prudence )
3. Piccolo trumpet (Penny Lane )
4. Timpani (Every Little Thing )
5. Sitar (various, most notably Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown))
6. French Horn (For No One , Sgt. Pepper 's Lonely Hearts Club Band)
7. Matchbox (I'm Looking Through You )
8. Anvil (Maxwell's Silver Hammer )

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13 non-standard instruments employed on Beatles records

1. Harp (She's Leaving Home )
2. Flugelhorn (Dear Prudence )
3. Piccolo trumpet (Penny Lane )
4. Timpani (Every Little Thing )
5. Sitar (various, most notably Norwegian Wood(This Bird Has Flown))
6. French Horn (For No One Sgt. Pepper 's Lonely Hearts Club Band)
7. Matchbox (I'm Looking Through You )
8. Anvil (Maxwell's Silver Hammer )

9. Moog synthesizer  (Because )

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13 non-standard instruments employed on Beatles records

1. Harp (She's Leaving Home )
2. Flugelhorn (Dear Prudence )
3. Piccolo trumpet (Penny Lane )
4. Timpani (Every Little Thing )
5. Sitar (various, most notably Norwegian Wood(This Bird Has Flown))
6. French Horn (For No One Sgt. Pepper 's Lonely Hearts Club Band)
7. Matchbox (I'm Looking Through You )
8. Anvil (Maxwell's Silver Hammer )
9. Chicken (Good Morning)
10. Flute (You've Got To Hide Your Love Away )

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