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Old 09-05-2013, 03:05 PM   #141
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I love Abbey Road so much. Probably my favorite album of all time. It's bittersweet that the band literally hated each other while recording.
Actually they started to hate each other during the White Album. The hate really amped up during the making of Get Back/Let It Be. Abbey Road was actually the album that they got along better. They knew it was their last album together and they were at peace with it. Hence, The End. It was kind of the compromise album because they all sang songs. Shit, they gave George two songs.
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And those two George songs are among the best of his career. His growth as a songwriter between Revolver and Abbey Road often goes unnoticed, but it really is remarkable.
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Hahaha I forgot the original version of Come and Get It is on Anthology 3. That's great. If any band owes their entire career to the Beatles, it's Badfinger. Even Oasis didn't receive a deal/lead single from them directly.
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Old 09-05-2013, 05:27 PM   #144
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Hahaha I forgot the original version of Come and Get It is on Anthology 3. That's great. If any band owes their entire career to the Beatles, it's Badfinger. Even Oasis didn't receive a deal/lead single from them directly.

Holy shit! Badfinger. What a tragic band. Two of the members killed themselves. Day After Day is a great song.
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Old 09-05-2013, 06:31 PM   #145
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So....I know "Love" is not highly regarded for good reason, but that mashup of Mr Kite/She's So Heavy is one of the coolest things I've heard.
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Love isn't highly regarded? It's amazing. I've seen the actual show three times, and that was amazing too.
I'm planning to go to Vegas at some point to see it. I love the soundtrack. I think it's fantastic in just about every way.

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The five you need TODAY:

1. All Things Must Pass
2. Plastic Ono Band
3. Ram
4. Band on the Run
5. Imagine

McCartney I isn't great, and I wouldn't recommend it as a starting point, but I'm very fond of it. It's so sloppy and lovable.
I agree with everything here.

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I've come around to Revolver as my favorite Beatles album. John's tracks on there are spellbinding, and Paul's in a bit more somber mood than usual, which is a side of him I like. The only drawback is Taxman, which has about the most ham-fisted lyrics of any Beatles song.
She Said She Said is a song I never used to particularly care for, but now it's one of my favorites. The interplay between the instruments is simply masterful. As for Taxman, the lyrics are pretty obvious, but the music is simply amazing. One of their best openers.
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The Love show is pure joy. How it manages to forge a narrative connecting the historical reasons behind the formation of the band, their personalities, and the songs is masterful. It's a perfect celebration of both The Beatles and the ideas present in their music, more so than the insipid, cloying bullshit of Across the Universe.
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So....I know "Love" is not highly regarded for good reason, but that mashup of Mr Kite/She's So Heavy is one of the coolest things I've heard.
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Still think Revolver's highly overrated but there's some great tracks on it.

Abbey Road's my fav.
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Old 09-07-2013, 03:12 PM   #148
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The Love show is pure joy. How it manages to forge a narrative connecting the historical reasons behind the formation of the band, their personalities, and the songs is masterful. It's a perfect celebration of both The Beatles and the ideas present in their music, more so than the insipid, cloying bullshit of Across the Universe.
I just got back from Vegas and was so bummed we weren't able to get tickets. It's the one show I had any interest in seeing. At least I enjoyed the gift shop and decorations near the show at the Mirage.
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Old 02-09-2014, 02:59 PM   #149
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Bumping this in honor of the 50th anniversary special airing tonight(8PM EST on CBS).

Anybody planning on watching?
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Old 02-09-2014, 09:35 PM   #150
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70% of the covers were boring or unnecessary. Imagine Dragons' acoustic Revolution was horrendous.

Then Paul and Ringo came out and killed it.

The setlist was pretty wild, considering:

Matchbox
Boys
Yellow Submarine
Birthday
Get Back
I Saw Her Standing There
Sgt. Pepper
With a Little Help From My Friends
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. Imagine Dragons' acoustic Revolution was horrendous.
Totally.
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Let It Be was the best cover. Stevie Wonder, Eurythmics were good too.

Paul & Ringo both sounded great, they gave it all.
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Totally.
It was like they were making up for how awesome the Grammy performance was.
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Really no interest in this special.

But I'm totally down to relive memories from the old Beatoffs thread.

One of the most consistently funny periods in Bang & Clatter history.
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I liked that thread a lot, but more because of the shared love of the band. That being said, agreed that it was also a good stretch for B&C as it pertained to laughs.

Watching the special, about 1/2 way through. Stevie Wonder is the highlight thus far.
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I flipped past this so-called Beatles special,
it was terrible.

To see a bunch of jack holes butcher the songs. Why not put on just the recorded performances of the Beatles.
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Imagine Dragons are horrible, I would expect them to do terrible things to revolution. Or any cover.

I heard sgt pepper in its entirety on the radio last night, though. That was nice.
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How bad was Pete Best if they actually sat down and said "ya know, I think we're gonna go with Ringo"?

And secondly... So you think Paul still stares down Yoko when he plays Get Back?

(yes, I'm watching the show on DVR right now)

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I think the Ringo decision had more to do with persona than musical ability.
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I think the Ringo decision had more to do with persona than musical ability.
So what you're saying is people had a much different definition of annoying back in the 60s

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