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Your most obscure, mildly interesting piece of beatle trivia.
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A couple of screencaps of Sigourney Weaver courtesy of Meet the Beatles for Real:

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Joe said
It's quite funny, but most teenagers are walking bags of raging hormones so it doesn't take much to get them excited. Although when I was a teenager at school (1989-94) we didn't have the world wide web - I'd have thought most teens nowadays would be pretty indifferent to the sight of bare breasts, given the amount of nudity available online.

Nowadays we wouldn't allow a 16-year-old to get naked on camera - it'd be illegal below 18 here in the UK. In the 60s and 70s I think things were a lot more relaxed with underage nudity (eg Jenny Agutter's naked swim in Walkabout).

Hmm, how to get this back to the Beatles? OK: according to Tony Bramwell, Apple Films originally started making Walkabout, before United Artists gave the project to Nic Roeg. I never knew that before today - thanks Google! More info here.

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I'm not a judge of whether this is wildly or mildly interesting (or even not interesting at all) so it's going here as he first appropriate thread I've found.

As an Isle of Wight teenager in the 60s, summer jobs were often washing up in hotels and cafes (dishwashers in those days were few and far between).  So in the summer of 1970- I was 18 - I am washing up in a café for my summer job, and the griddle chef is a chap who I shall call V.  He and I got on well.  He was married to the older of sister of someone who was in my class at primary school, and she was in the maternity ward in the local hospital: delivery was either imminent or had just happened, I can't recall.  I also can't recall which member it was, but one of the members of The Band was just about to become a dad, too, and his wife was in the bed next to V's wife.  The Band were just about to back Bob Dylan at his comeback concert at the 1969 Isle of Wight Festival.  The wives became friendly, so the husbands chatted too, and V got invited to the post-gig party at Dylan's rented house in Seaview.  Given that his wife was in hospital, V accepted the invitation and duly turned up at the house in Seaview.

You may recall that Ringo, George and John all attended Dylan's set (which ran from 11pm to midnight - my voice is among the audience on the live recording released in 2013).  At the Seaview house, V witnessed a conversation in the hall between Dylan and John and Yoko.  J&Y were in their white suit phase at the time, but they were also in their heroin addiction phase, and personal hygiene was, it seems, low on their list of priorities: V heard Dylan telling that they stank, they should leave, and not come back until they'd had a bath.  Presumably they left at that point.

It's not a first hand story, I'm afraid, but it's only one step removed, and I have no reason to believe that V was not telling the truth.

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That's a good story - thanks for sharing! It made me think of this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?.....DSHNKuV1zY

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http://arxiv.org/pdf/1112.4866v1.pdf

This is a link to a physics paper involving four key elements that pose a possible solution to the cosmological constant problem. It's title? Self-tuning and the derivation of the Fab Four. And then there's this:

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ahdn_paul_06 It takes a lot to explain Paul a-hard-days-night-paul-7

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AbbeyRoadRage said
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1112.4866v1.pdf

This is a link to a physics paper involving four key elements that pose a possible solution to the cosmological constant problem. It's title? Self-tuning and the derivation of the Fab Four. And then there's this:

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I love this! Two of my favorite things combined! a-hard-days-night-john-1beatlemaniacs_02_gif
 

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Found the question from mccartneyalarm from Oct 2013 about the drummers:

"There were 8 different drummers who played or recorded with the Beatles (not performed with, but played with). I have 6 of them, but can't for the life of me remember the other 2...and I can't find my list in my trivia file! Anyhow...the ones I have are Ringo, Colin Hanton, Jimmie Nicol, Andy White, Tommy Moore, Paul McCartney . . .I'm missing two...anyone know who they are?" He then added Pete Best, of course, and somebody added Norman Chapman.

Technically, Hanton played only with The Quarrymen, Moore with the Silver Beatles, and Chapman...the same I think (need to look deep for that verification). But, if they all are allowed as "Beatle drummers", then we can add another one, who actually performed on stage with them a couple of times; Johnny Hutchinson from The Big Three. He played with them at the Larry Parnes auditon -photo exists- and covered the space between Pete and Ringo for three shows in three places in two days.

And, if we stretch drummer to percussion, then there are various people who have added percussion to recordings, like the Indian tunes.

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Jonas said
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And, if we stretch drummer to percussion, then there are various people who have added percussion to recordings, like the Indian tunes.

 

True. To that I'd like to mention Norman Smith, the engineer, who did an extra cymbal crash for Ringo on (I think) Can't Buy Me Love . Or something like that. 

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Johnn and George both drum on Back In The USSR .

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I found this while reading an article about Friends: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/.....17348.html It would have been so cool!

(I'm not sure if this piece of information goes here, but I couldn't think of anywhere else to put it.)

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I could see Macca saying those lines. "You want a piece of me, sir?" and "I could kill you with my thumb, you know."

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One of my bridge partners, who is from Scarsdale, asked me this one: Which two "Mrs. Beatles" have roots in Scarsdale, New York?

A: Linda and Yoko. Linda graduated from Scarsdale HS and Yoko's family moved there from Japan after WW2 while Yoko stayed; she later joined them and enrolled in a local college.

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Beatles only played 4 times in Canada.

 

Once in Montreal (Ringo got a death threat), once in Vancouver and twice in Toronto!

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