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Re: Beatles

Postby The Modernist » 07 Feb 2018, 22:39

jimboo wrote:Now you're just beginning to sound like a nut.


Sorry, was I meant to take "But for thrills , chills and truly 'fuck me' moments,they are surpassed over and over again." as some kind of incontrovertible fact?

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Re: Beatles

Postby jimboo » 07 Feb 2018, 22:41

So ,let me get this right. You don't?
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Re: Beatles

Postby soundchaser » 07 Feb 2018, 22:46

Where would British psychedelia and our own Summer of Love have been without The Beatles, I wonder?

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Re: Beatles

Postby jimboo » 07 Feb 2018, 22:54

Quite happily doing it's own thing I would imagine. Take the drugs away of course.....
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Re: Beatles

Postby soundchaser » 07 Feb 2018, 23:08

jimboo wrote:Quite happily doing it's own thing I would imagine. Take the drugs away of course.....



I’m not sure Pink Floyd would even have got as far as the Abbey Road front door.

So that’s the joint most influential British psychedelia album gone.

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Re: Beatles

Postby jimboo » 07 Feb 2018, 23:12

Emily was released before pepper though , wasn't it?
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Re: Beatles

Postby toomanyhatz » 08 Feb 2018, 02:11

jimboo wrote: Being objective starts with the very idea that they are not the alpha and omega of rock music.


As I've said before, I can sympathize with this view because I can understand if you're not a rabid fan you can get tired of the conventional wisdom that they are. However if you really look at it objectively, I think it's pretty obvious that, like it or not, they're a benchmark. Rebelling against that I can get. Denying that it's generally accepted as true I think requires deluding yourself at least a little.
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Re: Beatles

Postby Matt Wilson » 08 Feb 2018, 02:46

If you're white, middle aged, and male, and rock is your primary music, - then it's almost a given.

It's also the cliche to end all fucking cliches.
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Postby Sneelock » 08 Feb 2018, 05:58

“Avoid cliches like the plague” - William Safire, well known as a Nixon speechwriter, not known to be a Beatles fan.
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Re: Beatles

Postby soundchaser » 08 Feb 2018, 08:29

jimboo wrote:Emily was released before pepper though , wasn't it?


But it wasn't released before Rubber Soul, Revolver, or the single cuts, Day Tripper, & Rain.

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Re: Beatles

Postby jimboo » 08 Feb 2018, 13:17

soundchaser wrote:
jimboo wrote:Emily was released before pepper though , wasn't it?


But it wasn't released before Rubber Soul, Revolver, or the single cuts, Day Tripper, & Rain.


Eh? I thought you were talking about British psychedelia , Tomorrow never knows is psych , nothing else you have mentioned is even close.
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Re: Beatles

Postby The Modernist » 08 Feb 2018, 13:23

Rain definitely counts a psych as do 3 or 4 tracks from Revolver.
I mean this is just silly, The Beatles were the first UK band to release psychedelia. Do they not get any credit for that?

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Re: Beatles

Postby THE SMOOTH SOUL STYLINGS OF SUMPTUOUS SI » 08 Feb 2018, 13:51

Matt’s just bitter they didn’t come out of the U.S. of A.
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Re: Beatles

Postby Matt Wilson » 08 Feb 2018, 14:27

I'm not the one arguing, you twat! :lol:

But since you're pulling me back in - someone needs to tell G the Beatles weren't the first UK band to release a psychedelic song.
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Postby Count Machuki » 08 Feb 2018, 14:42

G, Matt says the Beatles weren't the first UK band to release a psychedelic song.
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Re: Beatles

Postby Hightea » 08 Feb 2018, 14:44

yeah the Beatles were not important to rock. They never did anything original, didn't reinvent the wheel, didn't change rock music, weren't important to rock music, everyone who came after and before them were better and more influential, didn't influence any rock musicians, didn't have three top flight song writers and basically are unimportant to rock and roll. :roll:

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Re: Beatles

Postby soundchaser » 08 Feb 2018, 14:55

jimboo wrote:
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jimboo wrote:Emily was released before pepper though , wasn't it?


But it wasn't released before Rubber Soul, Revolver, or the single cuts, Day Tripper, & Rain.


Eh? I thought you were talking about British psychedelia , Tomorrow never knows is psych , nothing else you have mentioned is even close.


Songs on Rubber Soul, were leading the way towards psychedelia. Revolver, is drenched in it. Day Tripper, is code for LSD use, and Rain, well, if you don’t get that, I don’t know what else to say. I assure you, Syd Barrett would not have got to Piper At The Gates Of Dawn, without the revolution in the head that was coming his way from The Beatles.

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Re: Beatles

Postby THE SMOOTH SOUL STYLINGS OF SUMPTUOUS SI » 08 Feb 2018, 15:18

Matt Wilson wrote:I'm not the one arguing, you twat! :lol:


So what were you up to about halfway down page 1? hm?
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Re: Beatles

Postby Goat Boy » 08 Feb 2018, 15:42

Who's this Lownsdale fella anyway, huh?
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Re: Beatles

Postby THE SMOOTH SOUL STYLINGS OF SUMPTUOUS SI » 08 Feb 2018, 15:46

Isn't he Googa's mate?
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