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Beatles

Postby OoogieBoogie » 08 Oct 2017, 11:40

good?
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Postby 'oh bee' » 05 Feb 2018, 20:48

sometimes
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Postby Rayge » 05 Feb 2018, 20:56

Not recently
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Postby jimboo » 05 Feb 2018, 23:11

Queen for the over forties.
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Never set a foot wrong.
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Re: Beatles

Postby soundchaser » 07 Feb 2018, 16:06

Quaco wrote:Never set a foot wrong.


Maxwell’s Silver Hammer?

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Re: Beatles

Postby Matt Wilson » 07 Feb 2018, 16:08

That is so not their worst track.
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Re: Beatles

Postby 'oh bee' » 07 Feb 2018, 16:49

Say something you’ve never said (here) about them before.
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Re: Beatles

Postby Matt Wilson » 07 Feb 2018, 16:51

OCT wrote:Say something you’ve never said (here) about them before.


They never invented anything, merely popularized what had already been done.
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Postby Count Machuki » 07 Feb 2018, 17:06

OCT wrote:Say something you’ve never said (here) about them before.


They ruined it for every rock band since - the universal acclaim and popularity will always be a benchmark that nobody else will exceed no matter how much they might deserve it.
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Re: Beatles

Postby The Modernist » 07 Feb 2018, 17:36

Matt Wilson wrote:
OCT wrote:Say something you’ve never said (here) about them before.


They never invented anything, merely popularized what had already been done.


I've heard this loads, it's hardly a novel thing to say and its also demonstrably untrue. 'Tomorrow Never Knows' alone is enough to demonstrate their originality..and don't talk to me about Stockhausen.

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Re: Beatles

Postby The Modernist » 07 Feb 2018, 17:41

I should add I don't think any artist is truly original in the strict sense of the word, they all take certain things that were already out there. But I think The Beatles come closest to being original of the major acts.

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Re: Beatles

Postby 'oh bee' » 07 Feb 2018, 18:19

QJ:

But perhaps the most notable tidbit–another of so many testaments to Jones’ vast depth of experience and extreme singleminded-ness in this interview–is his assessment of The Beatles. When asked to describe his first impressions of the band in the ’60s, Jones answered: “That they were the worst musicians in the world. They were no-playing motherfuckers. Paul was the worst bass player I ever heard. And Ringo? Don’t even talk about it.”

Jones continued, recounting a recording session in which he participated for Starr’s 1970 solo debut Sentimental Journey:

I remember once we were in the studio with George Martin, and Ringo had taken three hours for a four-bar thing he was trying to fix on a song. He couldn’t get it. We said, “Mate, why don’t you get some lager and lime, some shepherd’s pie, and take an hour-and-a-half and relax a little bit.” So he did, and we called Ronnie Verrell, a jazz drummer. Ronnie came in for 15 minutes and tore it up. Ringo comes back and says, “George, can you play it back for me one more time?” So George did, and Ringo says, “That didn’t sound so bad.” And I said, “Yeah, motherfucker because it ain’t you.” Great guy, though.
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Postby Goat Boy » 07 Feb 2018, 18:26

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Postby Count Machuki » 07 Feb 2018, 18:27

That whole QJ interview is amazing.
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Re: Beatles

Postby Matt Wilson » 07 Feb 2018, 18:30

The Modernist wrote:
Matt Wilson wrote:
OCT wrote:Say something you’ve never said (here) about them before.


They never invented anything, merely popularized what had already been done.


I've heard this loads, it's hardly a novel thing to say and its also demonstrably untrue. 'Tomorrow Never Knows' alone is enough to demonstrate their originality..and don't talk to me about Stockhausen.


It's a psychedelic song from the second half of 1966. Sure, there's backwards tapes and an Eastern vibe to the track - but others had done that before the Beatles. Is it any more groundbreaking than "Eight Miles High?" Even if you think it is, it's debatable.
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Re: Beatles

Postby The Modernist » 07 Feb 2018, 19:01

Name me a record that sounds like 'Tomorrow Never Knows' that was released before it.

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Postby Matt Wilson » 07 Feb 2018, 19:02

Name me a record that sounds like "Eight Miles High" that came before it.
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Re: Beatles

Postby The Modernist » 07 Feb 2018, 19:04

Matt Wilson wrote:Name me a record that sounds like "Eight Miles High" that came before it.


That's not the question I asked Matt. You're moving the goalposts now. I'd also say "Eight Miles High" is one of the most original records of the sixties.

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Re: Beatles

Postby 'oh bee' » 07 Feb 2018, 19:04

Count Machuki wrote:That whole QJ interview is amazing.


It’s the most interesting interview I’ve read in an age. But there has to be some bullshit in there!
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