YES or NO: Ebony & Ivory

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Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder: Ebony & Ivory

YES
7
18%
NO
32
82%
 
Total votes: 39

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Re: YES or NO: Ebony & Ivory

Postby Penk! » 27 Mar 2014, 06:11

Marcel Post wrote:I'm afraid I think the song sucks AND the sentiment sucks. I mean I'm as much against racism and discrimination as the next person but for Chrissakes people are NOT the same wherever you go, Paul. They're all different. That's the point. Just because they're different doesn't mean they should be discriminated against. I don't want to live in some homogenised beige world where people are the same wherever I go!


To be fair, Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney are very similar in a number of ways. For example, both are extraordinarily talented musicians and writers, and both are completely alien to concepts of taste and quality control.
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Re: YES or NO: Ebony & Ivory

Postby Penk! » 27 Mar 2014, 06:11

Anyway I voted no. Because the song is rubbish.
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Re: YES or NO: Ebony & Ivory

Postby Jimbo » 27 Mar 2014, 13:44

Marcel Post wrote: Chrissakes people are NOT the same wherever you go.


Oh yes, basically, they are. What you fail to realize is that there are good people and bad people in every race. :D
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Re: YES or NO: Ebony & Ivory

Postby . » 27 Mar 2014, 14:26

What a shower of evil bastards
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Re: YES or NO: Ebony & Ivory

Postby Canis lupus » 15 Oct 2014, 21:33

Yup - pure evil bastards
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Re: YES or NO: Ebony & Ivory

Postby MALLETT » 15 Oct 2014, 21:45

I just listened to it again. It's pretty bad - worse than I remember. The sentiment, and the idea that these men (especially McCartney) are being quite sincere, detracts from whatever quality the song might have.
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Re: YES or NO: Ebony & Ivory

Postby steadyeddie » 21 Mar 2020, 00:10

. wrote:
Quaco wrote: real feeling in the vocals.


"people are the same, wherever you go"

Macca's harmony on the reprise is brilliant.


hmm, sage counsel. Absolutely
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Re: YES or NO: Ebony & Ivory

Postby Flower » 21 Mar 2020, 01:56

Strange .. the neighbor bully who is a.k.a. the Zombie, started to blast this tune on his front porch tonight until many doors opened and people stared him down. NAY to this tune.
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