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Offline Ellemeno

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Re: Who is your favorite Beatle?
« Reply #20 on: October 21, 2007, 03:27:38 am »
That Davy Jones black & white number sure does sound like a Harry Nilsson song, a lot like the Courtship of Eddie's Father, in fact.

Favorite Beatle song, yeek, that's tough.  Have I already said I know all the Beatles birthdays, because back then when I learned something important to me, it stuck.

Favorite Beatles Songs, with Uber-Favorite Songs Bolded.
But it felt so wrong to leave almost any of them out.

A Day In The Life
Across The Universe
And I Love Her
Blackbird
Carry That Weight
Do You Want To Know A Secret
Eleanor Rigby
Fixing A Hole
For No One
Golden Slumbers
Good Day Sunshine
Here Comes The Sun
Here, There, And Everywhere
I Will
If I Fell
I'll Follow The Sun
I'm A Loser
I'm Happy Just To Dance With You
I'm Looking Through You
I'm Only Sleeping
In My Life
It's Only Love
I've Got A Feeling
I've Just Seen A Face
Julia
Martha My Dear
Mother Nature's Son
Mr. Moonlight
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
Revolution
Rock And Roll Music
Rocky Raccoon
Roll Over Beethoven
Run For Your Life
She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
She Said She Said
She's A Woman
She's Leaving Home
Something
Taxman
The Ballad Of John And Yoko
The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill
The End
The Fool On The Hill
The Long And Winding Road
The Night Before
The Word
Things We Said Today
This Boy
Till There Was You
Tomorrow Never Knows
Twist And Shout
Two Of Us
We Can Work It Out
When I'm Sixty-Four
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
With A Little Help From My Friends
Within You Without You
Yesterday
You Never Give Me Your Money
Your Mother Should Know
You're Going To Lose That Girl
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away

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Re: Who is your favorite Beatle?
« Reply #21 on: October 22, 2007, 01:40:28 am »
Ooh, fun! Here are my uber-faves, borrowing your list (no time to look up the whole catalogue) with uber-uber-favorites bolded and in 12-point!

A Day In The Life
Across The Universe
And I Love Her
Blackbird
Carry That Weight
Do You Want To Know A Secret
Eleanor Rigby
Fixing A Hole
For No One
Golden Slumbers
Good Day Sunshine
Here Comes The Sun
Here, There, And Everywhere
I Will
If I Fell
I'll Follow The Sun
I'm A Loser
I'm Happy Just To Dance With You
I'm Looking Through You
I'm Only Sleeping
In My Life
It's Only Love
I've Got A Feeling
I've Just Seen A Face
Julia
Martha My Dear
Mother Nature's Son
Mr. Moonlight
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
Revolution
Rock And Roll Music
Rocky Raccoon
Roll Over Beethoven
Run For Your Life
She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
She Said She Said
She's A Woman
She's Leaving Home
Something
Taxman
The Ballad Of John And Yoko
The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill
The End
The Fool On The Hill
The Long And Winding Road
The Night Before
The Word
Things We Said Today
This Boy
Till There Was You
Tomorrow Never Knows
Twist And Shout
Two Of Us
We Can Work It Out
When I'm Sixty-Four
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
With A Little Help From My Friends
Within You Without You
Yesterday
You Never Give Me Your Money
Your Mother Should Know
You're Going To Lose That Girl
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away





Now I'm so in the mood to rush out and listen to a Beatles greatest hits album!




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Re: Who is your favorite Beatle?
« Reply #22 on: October 22, 2007, 07:31:14 am »
I haven't seen my old Beatle records in years, but I can still remember so much about the covers.

I teetered back and forth about bolding A Day in the Life.  Something in me said I was tired of it.  I know, I know, it's the best song ever written.  Why oh why aren't the Beatles on iTunes?


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Re: Who is your favorite Beatle?
« Reply #23 on: October 24, 2007, 09:02:47 am »
While Lennon may have been the genius. I have to cast my vote for George, he was the spiritual one and wrote some brilliant songs.
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Re: Who is your favorite Beatle?
« Reply #24 on: October 24, 2007, 09:39:14 am »
Lord I am ashamed to admit this, but I never liked thier music well enough to care about any of them.  While the rest of the world was getting down and egtting high, I was dressing up and singing Cunegonde's aria from Candide "Glitter and be Gay".

I think I missed a lot  :(

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Re: Who is your favorite Beatle?
« Reply #25 on: October 27, 2007, 03:36:19 am »
Lord I am ashamed to admit this, but I never liked thier music well enough to care about any of them.  While the rest of the world was getting down and egtting high, I was dressing up and singing Cunegonde's aria from Candide "Glitter and be Gay".

I think I missed a lot  :(


Maybe, Bud, but while I was getting down and getting high, I was reading Candide in French.  And going to classical concerts.  But I learned all them Beatle songs long before I got high, when I was still a child.

And it's not too late if you don't want it to be.  Or it can be too late, and that's okay.  My German stepmother likes to say that the hardest part about living in America is all the choices we have here.


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Re: Who is your favorite Beatle?
« Reply #26 on: October 27, 2007, 04:22:06 am »

My German stepmother likes to say that the hardest part about living in America is all the choices we have here.




I just realized it sounded like I was implying that The Beatles and Candide are American!  :laugh:

Update: wait - you meant the Bernstein didn't you?  In which case, of course, it was American, and Leonard Bernstein, ain't no one cooler than he was, and he got stoned plenty, according to biographies I've read.  :)  So you didn't miss nothing.  And don't go getting stoned, Mister.  Sore throats and raspy voices.  And there's a reason they call it "wasted."  I haven't smoked dope since way back in the last century, 1987.  May 1987.  :)  Well, I prattled on, din' I?  :)


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Re: Who is your favorite Beatle?
« Reply #27 on: October 27, 2007, 10:12:51 am »
But I learned all them Beatle songs long before I got high, when I was still a child.

Me too!

Depends on your age, I think. If I'd been a little older, I would have been getting high and hearing the Beatles for the first time simultaneously.


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Re: Who is your favorite Beatle?
« Reply #28 on: October 27, 2007, 10:22:42 am »

I just realized it sounded like I was implying that The Beatles and Candide are American!  :laugh:

Update: wait - you meant the Bernstein didn't you?  In which case, of course, it was American, and Leonard Bernstein, ain't no one cooler than he was, and he got stoned plenty, according to biographies I've read.  :)  So you didn't miss nothing.  And don't go getting stoned, Mister.  Sore throats and raspy voices.  And there's a reason they call it "wasted."  I haven't smoked dope since way back in the last century, 1987.  May 1987.  :)  Well, I prattled on, din' I?  :)



Oh hell I can't get high anymore.  I would be asleep before I exhaled.  Of course I am aware of the Beatles music and have heard plenty of it, but usually not by choice.  Having had the immense pleasure of meeting and working with Mr. Bernstein, I can tell you first hand...the man was incorrigible.  Outrageously talented, but incorrigible.

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Re: Who is your favorite Beatle?
« Reply #29 on: November 02, 2007, 08:15:16 pm »
Oh hell I can't get high anymore.  I would be asleep before I exhaled.  Of course I am aware of the Beatles music and have heard plenty of it, but usually not by choice.  Having had the immense pleasure of meeting and working with Mr. Bernstein, I can tell you first hand...the man was incorrigible.  Outrageously talented, but incorrigible.


I haven't gotten high since May 1987.

Wow, Scott!  Tell me about working with Leonard Bernstein?  How so, incorrigible?  What did you work with him on?  Where?