The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

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Re: The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

Post by Marky Dread » 18 Sep 2019, 2:34pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
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Finally play "Tomorrow Never Knows" as it was meant to be played!
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Re: The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

Post by Kory » 18 Sep 2019, 5:06pm

Marky Dread wrote:
18 Sep 2019, 2:34pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
18 Sep 2019, 6:14am
Finally play "Tomorrow Never Knows" as it was meant to be played!
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George Formby was the best Beatle.
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Re: The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

Post by Marky Dread » 19 Sep 2019, 4:39am

Kory wrote:
18 Sep 2019, 5:06pm
Marky Dread wrote:
18 Sep 2019, 2:34pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
18 Sep 2019, 6:14am
Finally play "Tomorrow Never Knows" as it was meant to be played!
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George Formby was the best Beatle.
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Re: The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

Post by Marky Dread » 24 Sep 2019, 8:47am

Shabby Road.
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Re: The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 24 Sep 2019, 9:10am

Marky Dread wrote:
24 Sep 2019, 8:47am
Shabby Road.
Back in the 90s, the Trashcan Sinatras owned their own recording studio named Shabby Road. Now go forth, wealthy with that key bit of knowledge!
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Post by Marky Dread » 24 Sep 2019, 12:32pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Sep 2019, 9:10am
Marky Dread wrote:
24 Sep 2019, 8:47am
Shabby Road.
Back in the 90s, the Trashcan Sinatras owned their own recording studio named Shabby Road. Now go forth, wealthy with that key bit of knowledge!
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Post by BitterTom » 25 Sep 2019, 4:10pm

Kory wrote:
18 Sep 2019, 5:06pm
Marky Dread wrote:
18 Sep 2019, 2:34pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
18 Sep 2019, 6:14am
Finally play "Tomorrow Never Knows" as it was meant to be played!
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George Formby was the best Beatle.
Lovely Rita, Window Cleaner
Are you trying to Wu her?

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Re: The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

Post by Marky Dread » 25 Sep 2019, 6:03pm

BitterTom wrote:
25 Sep 2019, 4:10pm
Kory wrote:
18 Sep 2019, 5:06pm
Marky Dread wrote:
18 Sep 2019, 2:34pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
18 Sep 2019, 6:14am
Finally play "Tomorrow Never Knows" as it was meant to be played!
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George Formby was the best Beatle.
Lovely Rita, Window Cleaner
Are you trying to Wu her?
She's a lovely daughter. ;)
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Re: The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 26 Sep 2019, 9:59am

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/ ... les-ranked

A ranking of the Beatles' singles. No quibble with #1, but "Paperback Writer" at #3 is a headscratcher to me. Judging it by other Beatles songs, it seems rather thin to me. Ho-hum, just another solid bit of mid-period work, nothing that stands out.
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Post by Flex » 26 Sep 2019, 11:49am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 Sep 2019, 9:59am
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/ ... les-ranked

A ranking of the Beatles' singles. No quibble with #1, but "Paperback Writer" at #3 is a headscratcher to me. Judging it by other Beatles songs, it seems rather thin to me. Ho-hum, just another solid bit of mid-period work, nothing that stands out.
I always had a soft spot for Ballad of John and Yoko, probably because - it being considered a lesser track - it doesn't suffer from being played so extensively. I find it a rather nice tune. I'm not sure I was even aware of it until the 1 comp came out, come to think of it.
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Re: The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

Post by Kory » 26 Sep 2019, 12:58pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 Sep 2019, 9:59am
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/ ... les-ranked

A ranking of the Beatles' singles. No quibble with #1, but "Paperback Writer" at #3 is a headscratcher to me. Judging it by other Beatles songs, it seems rather thin to me. Ho-hum, just another solid bit of mid-period work, nothing that stands out.
They have some fairly negative things to say about Day Tripper, but it's #6. I hate lists.
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Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
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Re: The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

Post by BitterTom » 26 Sep 2019, 1:00pm

Can I say Hey Jude is incredibly overrated? Plenty of better tunes I would stick ahead.

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Re: The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 26 Sep 2019, 1:01pm

Kory wrote:
26 Sep 2019, 12:58pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 Sep 2019, 9:59am
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/ ... les-ranked

A ranking of the Beatles' singles. No quibble with #1, but "Paperback Writer" at #3 is a headscratcher to me. Judging it by other Beatles songs, it seems rather thin to me. Ho-hum, just another solid bit of mid-period work, nothing that stands out.
They have some fairly negative things to say about Day Tripper, but it's #6. I hate lists.
I've come to hate lists, too, but they do have the virtue of provoking discussion.
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Re: The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 26 Sep 2019, 1:02pm

BitterTom wrote:
26 Sep 2019, 1:00pm
Can I say Hey Jude is incredibly overrated? Plenty of better tunes I would stick ahead.
Is it overrated? It seems most people dislike it now. I still think it's fantastic. Its core is that perfect Beatles humanism, naive but so sincere.
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Re: The Beatles song you're thinking about right now thread

Post by BitterTom » 26 Sep 2019, 1:08pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 Sep 2019, 1:02pm
BitterTom wrote:
26 Sep 2019, 1:00pm
Can I say Hey Jude is incredibly overrated? Plenty of better tunes I would stick ahead.
Is it overrated? It seems most people dislike it now. I still think it's fantastic. Its core is that perfect Beatles humanism, naive but so sincere.
I always got the impression anyway that it was regarded as one of their best numbers but could be wrong of course. As a song, it's just a little dull that really doesn't do much for me. Especially compared to possibly my top 3 Beatles songs, And I Love Her, If I Fell and Nowhere Man. I've been unfairly harsh on The Beatles here granted, but those 3 are perfection.

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