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Which Beatles Song Is Being Described?
29 September 2018
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Things We Said Today ?

Me, I'm just a lucky guy/Love to hear you say that love is love..

Yes, it's Things We Said Today .

The last word is "luck" rather than "love". I used to hear "love is love" as the lyric too but, according to the lyrics websites, it's:
Me, I'm just the lucky kind / Love to hear you say that love is luck

Over to you, @Tony Japanese.

And in the end
The love you take is equal to the love you make

29 September 2018
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Richard said

Tony Japanese said
Things We Said Today ?

Me, I'm just a lucky guy/Love to hear you say that love is love..

Yes, it's Things We Said Today .

The last word is "luck" rather than "love". I used to hear "love is love" as the lyric too but, according to the lyrics websites, it's:
Me, I'm just the lucky kind / Love to hear you say that love is luck

Over to you, @Tony Japanese.  

I'm not sure I want to believe you, but your right - they do all say that. I'm going to have to listen to it again now.

 

Anyway, the next song:

 

Our narrator seems to be having an identity crisis, and he isn't very happy about it.

29 September 2018
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Why would Paul use 'luck' to rhyme with the next line's 'enough', when 'love both rhymes and makes sense'?

 

stay-on-topic

I have no guesses currently. Stay tuned!

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29 September 2018
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I think it may be I Am The Walrus , which includes these lyrics:

I am he as you are he as you are me
I am the egg man
I Am The Walrus
 
So he doesn't seem to know whether he is the egg man or the walrus (or maybe both at the same time)? He doesn't seem very happy anyway:
 
I'm crying
I'm crying, I'm crying, I'm crying
 

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Why would Paul use 'luck' to rhyme with the next line's 'enough', when 'love both rhymes and makes sense'?

There's a discussion about this point in three of the posts here:
https://www.beatlesbible.com/s.....aid-today/

Having listened to the song once again, I'm not sure whether Paul is singing "love" or "luck". Are there some definitive lyrics available?

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The love you take is equal to the love you make

29 September 2018
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Here's what Paul has on his website
https://www.paulmccartney.com/.....said-today

Me I'm just a lucky guy,
Love to hear you say that love is love.
And though we may be blind, love is here to stay.

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That's great, @Ahhh Girl. Also I have just listened again to Paul's unplugged concert version of Things We Said Today , and it's pretty clear that he is singing "love" not "luck".

I think "love is love" is really a much better lyric, so I'm pleased you have confirmed this by Paul's website. Thanks very much to you and @The Hole Got Fixed for querying the lyric in the first place.

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And in the end
The love you take is equal to the love you make

30 September 2018
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@Richard I Am The Walrus was exactly right. I probably made that one a bit too easy.

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30 September 2018
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Thanks, @Tony Japanese. It didn't come easy at first, but "identity crisis" caused me to think that it would probably be one of John's songs; then I Am The Walrus sprang to mind.

Next song:

A man is in a darkened room. There is enough light that he can observe a particular object, but he is unable or unwilling to say specifically what this object is.

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The love you take is equal to the love you make

30 September 2018
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With A Little Help From My Friends

What do you see when you turn out the light?
I can't tell you, ...

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30 September 2018
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Yes, you've got it.

Over to you, @Ahhh Girl.

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30 September 2018
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The narrator is making observations by the agency of a sand-based producer of syn-propanethial-S-oxide.

1 October 2018
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Ahhh Girl said
The narrator is making observations by the agency of a sand-based producer of syn-propanethial-S-oxide.  

Glass Onion !

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1 October 2018
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Yes, that is the song. With a tear in my eye, I turn the next round over to you, @Tony Japanese.

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Our narrator's dreams are interrupted by Julie Andrews.

1 October 2018
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Paul waking to "the sound of music" in Let It Be ?

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The Beatles Non-Canon Poll List

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Ron Nasty said
Paul waking to "the sound of music" in Let It Be ?  

Right first time @Ron Nasty 

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An ambitious author sends a begging letter to a publishing company. 

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Paperback wrIIITTEERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR *plays air guitar*

It verges from the sublime to the ridiculote

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Beatlebug said
Paperback wrIIITTEERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR *plays air guitar*

  

@Beatlebug Of course.

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I guess it's my turn now?

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