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The Baker's Dozen
18 August 2022
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13 tense moments in Beatles history

 

1. The Philippines

2. The “More popular than Jesus” quote

3. John Lennon /Bob Wooller birthday bash

4. Brian’s death

5. Recall of the Butcher Cover

6. “She said, she said” recording session

7. ahdn_george_01“See you ’round the clubs…” [exits]

8. Police busting in on the Rooftop Concert.

9. George being deported from Hamburg as too young, then Paul (and Pete) being arrested and deported, leaving John there on his own.

10. The largely adverse response to Magical Mystery Tour when it was first shown (26 Dec 1967 on BBC TV)

11. Paul confessing that he took lsd

12. The 11 November 1968 release of Two Virgins two-virgins

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19 August 2022
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13 tense moments in Beatles history

 

1. The Philippines

2. The “More popular than Jesus” quote

3. John Lennon /Bob Wooller birthday bash

4. Brian’s death

5. Recall of the Butcher Cover

6. “She said, she said” recording session

7. ahdn_george_01“See you ’round the clubs…” [exits]

8. Police busting in on the Rooftop Concert.

9. George being deported from Hamburg as too young, then Paul (and Pete) being arrested and deported, leaving John there on his own.

10. The largely adverse response to Magical Mystery Tour when it was first shown (26 Dec 1967 on BBC TV)

11. Paul confessing that he took lsd

12. The 11 November 1968 release of Two Virgins two-virgins

13. The firecracker at the Mid-South Colliseum in Memphis, TN.

13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

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19 August 2022
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13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

2. Inspired an entire generation to write some songs and start a band.

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19 August 2022
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13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

2. Inspired an entire generation to write some songs and start a band.

3. Fervent advocates for peace and love.

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And in the end

The love you take is equal to the love you make

 

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19 August 2022
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13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

2. Inspired an entire generation to write some songs and start a band.

3. Fervent advocates for peace and love.

4. Helped inspire musicians to produce more creative and/or progressive music.

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You are all my friends.

19 August 2022
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13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

2. Inspired an entire generation to write some songs and start a band.

3. Fervent advocates for peace and love.

4. Helped inspire musicians to produce more creative and/or progressive music

5. Almost all of their songs are positive, or at least empathetic

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My hot take is that after the Beatles split they went down the paths of spiritualism, solipsism, alcoholism, and Paul McCartney

                                                                                                             -- Jason Carty, Nothing is Real podcast

19 August 2022
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13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

2. Inspired an entire generation to write some songs and start a band.

3. Fervent advocates for peace and love.

4. Helped inspire musicians to produce more creative and/or progressive music

5. Almost all of their songs are positive, or at least empathetic

6. Took a decisive stand against racial segregation in the U.S. South

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One day, a tape-op got a tape on backwards, he went to play it, and it was all "Neeeradno-undowarrroom" and it was "Wow! Sounds Indian!"
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19 August 2022
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13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

2. Inspired an entire generation to write some songs and start a band.

3. Fervent advocates for peace and love.

4. Helped inspire musicians to produce more creative and/or progressive music

5. Almost all of their songs are positive, or at least empathetic

6. Took a decisive stand against racial segregation in the U.S. South

7. Their wit during interviews

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13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

2. Inspired an entire generation to write some songs and start a band.

3. Fervent advocates for peace and love.

4. Helped inspire musicians to produce more creative and/or progressive music

5. Almost all of their songs are positive, or at least empathetic

6. Took a decisive stand against racial segregation in the U.S. South

7. Their wit during interviews

8. Their warm and friendly personalities

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And in the end

The love you take is equal to the love you make

 

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13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

2. Inspired an entire generation to write some songs and start a band.

3. Fervent advocates for peace and love.

4. Helped inspire musicians to produce more creative and/or progressive music

5. Almost all of their songs are positive, or at least empathetic

6. Took a decisive stand against racial segregation in the U.S. South

7. Their wit during interviews

8. Their warm and friendly personalities

9. Their good looks!

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19 August 2022
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13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

2. Inspired an entire generation to write some songs and start a band.

3. Fervent advocates for peace and love.

4. Helped inspire musicians to produce more creative and/or progressive music

5. Almost all of their songs are positive, or at least empathetic

6. Took a decisive stand against racial segregation in the U.S. South

7. Their wit during interviews

8. Their warm and friendly personalities

9. Their good looks!

10. Their remarkable songwriting talents

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19 August 2022
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13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

2. Inspired an entire generation to write some songs and start a band.

3. Fervent advocates for peace and love.

4. Helped inspire musicians to produce more creative and/or progressive music

5. Almost all of their songs are positive, or at least empathetic

6. Took a decisive stand against racial segregation in the U.S. South

7. Their wit during interviews

8. Their warm and friendly personalities

9. Their good looks!

10. Their remarkable songwriting talents

11. Their singing voices (especially when blended)

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GEORGE: In fact, The Detroit Sound. JOHN: In fact, yes. GEORGE: In fact, yeah. Tamla-Motown artists are our favorites. The Miracles. JOHN: We like Marvin Gaye. GEORGE: The Impressions PAUL & GEORGE: Mary Wells. GEORGE: The Exciters. RINGO: Chuck Jackson. JOHN: To name but eighty. 

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19 August 2022
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13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

2. Inspired an entire generation to write some songs and start a band.

3. Fervent advocates for peace and love.

4. Helped inspire musicians to produce more creative and/or progressive music

5. Almost all of their songs are positive, or at least empathetic

6. Took a decisive stand against racial segregation in the U.S. South

7. Their wit during interviews

8. Their warm and friendly personalities

9. Their good looks!

10. Their remarkable songwriting talents

11. Their singing voices (especially when blended)

12. The Beatles Bible john-lennon-salute_gif

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You and I have memories
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20 August 2022
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13 Reasons to Love The Beatles

1. The dynamic group dynamic they had. It could only be those 4.

2. Inspired an entire generation to write some songs and start a band.

3. Fervent advocates for peace and love.

4. Helped inspire musicians to produce more creative and/or progressive music

5. Almost all of their songs are positive, or at least empathetic

6. Took a decisive stand against racial segregation in the U.S. South

7. Their wit during interviews

8. Their warm and friendly personalities

9. Their good looks!

10. Their remarkable songwriting talents

11. Their singing voices (especially when blended)

12. The Beatles Bible john-lennon-salute_gif

13. Their creativity and versatility

 

13 Beatle (group or solo) song lyrics that stand out as poetry:

1. Your Love Is Forever [on the 1979 George Harrison album]

And in the end

The love you take is equal to the love you make

 

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20 August 2022
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13 Beatle (group or solo) song lyrics that stand out as poetry:

 

1. Your Love Is Forever [on the 1979 George Harrison album]

2. Across The Universe

  

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"I Need You by George Harrison"

20 August 2022
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13 Beatle (group or solo) song lyrics that stand out as poetry:

 

1. Your Love Is Forever [on the 1979 George Harrison album]

2. Across The Universe

3. The End of the End (Memory Almost Full , Paul)

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13 Beatle (group or solo) song lyrics that stand out as poetry:

1. Your Love Is Forever [on the 1979 George Harrison album]

2. Across The Universe

3. The End of the End (Memory Almost Full , Paul)

4. Blackbird

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20 August 2022
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13 Beatle (group or solo) song lyrics that stand out as poetry:

1. Your Love Is Forever [on the 1979 George Harrison album]

2. Across The Universe

3. The End of the End (Memory Almost Full , Paul)

4. Blackbird

5. I Am The Walrus

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13 Beatle (group or solo) song lyrics that stand out as poetry:

1. Your Love Is Forever [on the 1979 George Harrison album]

2. Across The Universe

3. The End of the End (Memory Almost Full , Paul)

4. Blackbird

5. I Am The Walrus

6. Eleanor Rigby

And in the end

The love you take is equal to the love you make

 

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13 Beatle (group or solo) song lyrics that stand out as poetry:

1. Your Love Is Forever [on the 1979 George Harrison album]

2. Across The Universe

3. The End of the End (Memory Almost Full , Paul)

4. Blackbird

5. I Am The Walrus

6. Eleanor Rigby

7. In My Life

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