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The Official "Choosing between two Beatlethings" thread
21 August 2019
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I think I am the one missing something, I do remember seeing a post choosing either Sean or Julian, but it is not there anymore. I must have made a mistake.

Anyway to answer the actual comparison, I will go with George on "Get Back ". Something about hearing George mutter the wrong lyrics is pretty funny.

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21 August 2019
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CakeMaestor said
I will have to go for Julian. Not many people have the claim to fame that Paul McCartney wrote a seven-minute chart topper about himself. I also feel quite sorry for him having to go through quite a bit of the situation having his parents ending in a bitter divorce. Sean's not too bad either, I especially like him posing in a similar fashion John did himself in the promotional picture for "Double Fantasy ".

Ringo's Youtube Music Video Instrument:

1) Umbrella - "Help " Music Video

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2) Exercise Bike - "I Feel Fine " Music Video

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I'll go for the I Feel Fine video. 

 

Paul vs George: Too Many People or Wah Wah ?

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21 August 2019
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'TMP'. If not in the right place 'Wah Wah ' is far too much in the production set-up to be opted for whereas 'TMP' is catchy with bite without battering you over the head ending in your own headache. If seeking loud kick-ass in your face then 'Wah Wah ' is a great place to go, however.

 

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Candlestick Park (paying punters) or Rooftop (free to anyone who could see and/or hear)?

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21 August 2019
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I've always liked the idea of the rooftop concert, how it was designed to surprise any walking past (I also prefer that era of songs over what was played at Candlestick Park). I also really like the "playing on the roofs again" bit, and might have used it for my location if it wasn't already taken. 

Wanderlust or Winedark Open Sea?

Isn't he a bit like you and me?

 

 

 

21 August 2019
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Gotta go with Winedark Open Sea. It is my location after all.

Let It Be or Julia ?

21 August 2019
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Let It Be

Concoza A The Beatles! or Love Songs?

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22 August 2019
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Dark Overlord said
Let It Be

Concoza A The Beatles! or Love Songs?

  

I grew up on 'Love Songs', it is a family favourite, and so it's probably my favourite Beatles compilation of all that exists, including 'Concoza A The Beatles!' which 'looks like a generic overseas compilation of early songs.

 

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'I Really Love You' or 'Really Love You'

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22 August 2019
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I Really Love You because George. It's also really catchy.

Beautiful Boy or Dear Boy ?

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22 August 2019
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Beautiful Boy because of John. Besides, it is so sad that it has a unique beauty.a-hard-days-night-paul-10

Across The Universe : Past Masters version or Let It Be ...Naked version?

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22 August 2019
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Past Masters / WFF version. It's the one I'm most used to. I just wrote something About the different versions of Across The Universe in the respective song thread.

 

Rockin' Macca: Juniors Farm or Only Mama Knows?

The Walrus was probably Ringo

22 August 2019
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I will have to go for the "Let It Be ... Naked". This is because, whilst the original issue is perfect as it is, I always thought that Phil Spector's work on "Let It Be " was one of the least production in his career. 

"Instant Karma !" or "Give Peace A Chance "?

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22 August 2019
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The next one could answer both questions since @CakeMaestor an me answered simultaneously.

The Walrus was probably Ringo

22 August 2019
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I must have posted it just slightly after you posted yours. Apologies.

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22 August 2019
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Monkberry Moon Delight said

Rockin' Macca: Juniors Farm or Only Mama Knows?

I'm going to have to go with Junior's Farm, because I know it much better and I also enjoy making fun of it. 

CakeMaestor said

"Instant Karma !" or "Give Peace A Chance "?

I would say Instant Karma ! because it has a lot more going on lyrically, and is just overall more interesting. It's a great example of John's talent for packing multiple themes that somehow into the same song by using countermelodies or chorus/verse structure (another great example is Happy Xmas (War Is Over). I also have a long history with this song, and it remains one of my favorite John solo songs.

This Song or Crackerbox Palace?

Isn't he a bit like you and me?

 

 

 

23 August 2019
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I'm not a fan of either song but if needing to choose I'd go with 'This Song' as it doesn't annoy me as much (the solo is horrible, however).

 

'Because ' or 'How'

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23 August 2019
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Missing/stolen post, could someone please claim (I'm assuming it's from this thread):

I would have to go for "Because ", simply out of pure bias. Perhaps because "Because " features all four Beatles, or maybe because I'm not a huge fan of their solo works in particular. John does well with "How", but I must go for "Because ".rnCollage names: "Revolution 9 " or "Carnival Of Light "rnSide note: I know "Carnival Of Light " has never been released prior, but perhaps we could use our imagination on what it sounds like.

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23 August 2019
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I'm sure most of us know Ringo doesn't appear on Because ...

 

Anyway, I'd have to pick Revolution 9 , given the choice. I have no real desire to hear Carnival Of Light .

 

Guitar solos - Can't Buy Me Love v I Saw Her Standing There

23 August 2019
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@The Hole Got Fixed that would be my post, good sir. Thank you so much for claiming it for me.

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Tony Japanese said
I'm sure most of us know Ringo doesn't appear on Because ...

 

Anyway, I'd have to pick Revolution 9 , given the choice. I have no real desire to hear Carnival Of Light .

 

Guitar solos - Can't Buy Me Love v I Saw Her Standing There

  

I would say "Standing" is better. CBML is a bit more dependent on the vocal melody for its basic contours; ISHST is more it's own thing.

Drum intro: "Tell Me Why " or "Savoy Truffle "

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I would have to go for "Tell Me Why ". At least to me, the intro on "Tell Me Why " is more unique and fitting for the song, setting the fast tempo of the song, as well as providing the stability for the vocals and the guitars to shine and perform out of the normality. That being said, the drum intro to "Savoy Truffle " is no slouch either, with the drum intro providing the percussionist flair to the funky, electrified brass riffs, as well as setting the overall tone of the song.

Guitar Solo: "Taxman " or "Carry That Weight "

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