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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:14 pm 
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Terribly hard. One of the 1st words humans learn is "Mine".

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I'd be lost without my toothbrush.

It's easy to imagine it, though. I'd be eating more mint. Is food a possession? Can I have my cake and eat it, too? oh wait. Can't make a cake without a cake pan.


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Well, I can sorta imagine being stranded on a desert island... and the ensuing insanity. But, I think I'd need experience to 100% imagine it.... and be correct.

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Btw, I'm sitting in a plane that has been taxiing for nearly an hour. I can barely imagine not being on this plane any more. Mostly just freaking that my connecting flight is supposed to take off in 8 minutes. As Ween would say, it's gonna be a long night.

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 Post subject: Re: The Beatles
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Well, I can sorta imagine being stranded on a desert island... and the ensuing insanity. But, I think I'd need experience to 100% imagine it.... and be correct.

It's easy if you try. Think Gilligan. Think Tom Hanks in Cast Away. Think Lord of the Flies. Think Swiss Family Robinson.


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It's easy if you try. Think Gilligan. Think Tom Hanks in Cast Away. Think Lord of the Flies. Think Swiss Family Robinson.

think about pitfall harry.
that guy would have loooooved to have made it to an island. the island. ANY island.

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If you're into mint and cake, you might like to live on a dessert island. 8)


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Good one nice, but with all this cake talk are you all going Marie Antoinette on me... :mrgreen:


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It seems to be heading in that direction. 8)


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Yoko and Marie Antoinette would have made a great pair. Imagine a Bed-In with those two. (It's easy if you try)

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Is there a better George Harrison song? Great ending, too. One of the best endings on a Beatles song. And that's saying something.


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Hmm, no Ringo credit on the Hard Day's Night. He came up with the phrase.


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Hmm, no Ringo credit on the Hard Day's Night. He came up with the phrase.

Add to that the Lennon song originally titled "The Void", until John appropriated one of Ringo's malapropisms and renamed it "Tomorrow Never Knows".


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 Post subject: Re: The Beatles
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If we are gonna start rewriting song credits how about Eleanor Rigby? Paul wrote the music which Martin scored and Paul, John, George, and a few others in the room wrote the lyrics. George in fact came up with the "Ahhh look at all the lonely people" part as an example.

Song writing a is a funny business.


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Paul McCartney says “new version” of Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’ film is in the works

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The movie, which captured the making of The Beatles' final studio album, is set for a special anniversary re-release in 2020

Paul McCartney has indicated that the Beatles film Let It Be is set to be re-released in “a new version” to mark its fiftieth anniversary in 2020.
The film, which was originally released in 1970, documented the making of the legendary band’s final studio album ‘Let It Be’. Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, the movie also includes the iconic footage from January 1969 of The Beatles’ final-ever public performance on the rooftop of Apple Corps HQ in central London.

McCartney has now disclosed that there are plans afoot to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the film in 2020 with a special DVD/Blu-Ray release. However, McCartney has said that the “latest gossip” is that the re-release will feature a new edit of Let It Be based on never-before-seen footage.
“I think there may be a new version of it,” McCartney told DJ Yannick Tremblay during an interview with Canada’s Radio X (which you can listen to below) this week. “That is kind of the latest gossip.”

“We keep talking about [a re-release],” he said. “We have meetings at Apple, you know, the original Beatles Apple. And it’s one of the things you never quite know what’s gonna happen with it. So there’s no [definite] story at the moment. But I keep saying ‘what’s gonna happen?’, because people ask about it.
“I tell you what I think it’s gonna happen,” McCartney continued. “I think there may be a new version of it. That’s kind of the latest gossip. There’s a lot of footage, and the original movie came out, and it was really sort of about the break-up of The Beatles. And so for me, it was a little sad, the movie.

“But I know people have been looking at the [unreleased] footage; there’s about 56 hours of footage. And someone was talking to me the other day and said: ‘The overall feeling is very joyous and very uplifting. It’s like a bunch of guys making music and enjoying it’, you know. So I think there is some talk about making a new movie, re-editing it from the same period, from the same footage.
“We can make a new film out of it. So who knows, that may be happening in a year or two.”
Let It Be has not officially been available to purchase in any format since the 1980s. Plans for a DVD re-release of the film were shelved in 2008 following a request from McCartney and Ringo Starr.

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 Post subject: Re: The Beatles
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THE BEATLES - CHRISTMAS ALBUM (1970)
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01. Dec. 1963 (5:03)
02. Dec. 1964 (4:04)
03. Dec. 1965 (6:25)
04. Dec. 1966 (6:41)
05. Dec. 1967 (6:09)
06. Dec. 1968 (7:53)
07. Dec. 1969 (7:40)

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Here's another rarity in the series "essential but not available on cd".

As you know, these 7 tracks were originally released on flexi discs to all members of the British fan club. When the band broke up in 1970, it was decided between the band's ever loyal fan club secretary Freda Kelly, George Harrison and Paul McCartney that the fan club was to be dissolved, as well. A final present to the club members was conceived: an album that put all seven Christmas messages together. In Britain the LP was called "From Then To You”, which first came out on the Lytone label, and then later on Apple. In the USA, the LP was simply called "Christmas Album", and came out on Capitol/Apple. Reportedly, the release of the USA pressing was much delayed; copies were delivered two or three months after Christmas to unsuspecting fan club members.

Both the UK and USA versions are said to have been sourced from Freda Kelly's copies of the original flexi discs. To my ears, 1964, 1965, 1969 and possibly 1968 may have been tape sourced, as they don't have the crackling that's quite apparent on the other tracks, and which one would expect from such an inferior medium. However, the sound quality is about equal for all tracks, and none of these have the same fidelity as the regular EMI recordings.

Because the original release was limited and not for commercial purposes, demand for this LP quickly exceeded supply, and soon enough, counterfeit versions of both the UK and USA releases appeared in the early ‘70s. Later on during that same decade, a counterfeit version of the USA album that faithfully copied the original sleeve and record labels flooded the market. To this day, these are often mistaken for the real deal, and in my estimation, outnumber genuine pressings on a scale of 10 to 1.

This recording was sourced from a mint original 1970 fan club copy with authentic Sam Feldman/Bell Sound signature. The vinyl quality is good for this era, and most of the surface noise actually comes from the recordings themself. I have managed to clean up the crackling as thoroughly as possible, without harming the sound. This might well be the best digital version so far, at least compared to all the sources I have heard.

As for the content itself, 1966 to 1968 are probably the most interesting ones. Then again, the whole series gives an interesting glimpse into Beatleworld over the course of seven years. I think it's an essential listen for the above-average fan (and let's face it, most of us are).

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 Post subject: Re: The Beatles
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coevad wrote:
PM: "The overall feeling is very joyous and very uplifting. It’s like a bunch of guys making music and enjoying it, you know."

The revisionism is astounding.
Let It Be is a document of a band disintegrating. I guess for some it is uplifting to witness Yoko sitting at the mixing console during a Beatles recording session. At least she wasn't on the mic.


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At least she wasn't on the mic.
Except for The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill, among a few others. Of course, that was during a session earlier then Let It Be.


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Today (January 30) was the 50th anniversary of the last time The Beatles performed live (on a rooftop). 8)

New film collaboration between The Beatles and acclaimed Academy Award winning director Sir Peter Jackson announced

London – January 30, 2019 - Apple Corps Ltd. and WingNut Films Ltd. are proud to announce an exciting new collaboration between The Beatles and the acclaimed Academy Award winning director Sir Peter Jackson. The new film will be based around 55 hours of never-released footage of The Beatles in the studio, shot between January 2nd and January 31st, 1969. These studio sessions produced The Beatles’ Grammy Award winning album Let It Be, with its Academy Award winning title song. The album was eventually released 18 months later in May 1970, several months after the band had broken up.

The filming was originally intended for a planned TV special, but organically turned into something completely different, climaxing with The Beatles’ legendary performance on the roof of Apple's Savile Row London office — which took place exactly 50 years ago today.

Peter Jackson said, "The 55 hours of never-before-seen footage and 140 hours of audio made available to us, ensures this movie will be the ultimate ‘fly on the wall’ experience that Beatles fans have long dreamt about - it’s like a time machine transports us back to 1969, and we get to sit in the studio watching these four friends make great music together.”

Although The Beatles were filmed extensively during the 1960s - in concerts, interviews and movies - this is the only footage of any note that documents them at work in the studio.

The Let It Be album and movie, having been released in the months following The Beatles’ breakup, have often been viewed in the context of the struggle the band was going through at that time.

“I was relieved to discover the reality is very different to the myth,” continues Jackson, “After reviewing all the footage and audio that Michael Lindsay-Hogg shot 18 months before they broke up, it’s simply an amazing historical treasure-trove. Sure, there’s moments of drama - but none of the discord this project has long been associated with. Watching John, Paul, George, and Ringo work together, creating now-classic songs from scratch, is not only fascinating - it’s funny, uplifting and surprisingly intimate”.

"I’m thrilled and honoured to have been entrusted with this remarkable footage - making the movie will be a sheer joy.”

Jackson will be working with his They Shall Not Grow Old partners, Producer Clare Olssen and Editor Jabez Olssen. The footage will be restored by Park Road Post of Wellington, New Zealand, to a pristine standard, using techniques developed for the WW1 documentary film which has been nominated for a BAFTA for best documentary.

The untitled film is currently in production and the release date will be announced in due course. This film is being made with the full co-operation of Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Lennon, and Olivia Harrison.

The Executive Producers are Ken Kamins for WingNut Films and Jeff Jones and Jonathan Clyde for Apple Corps.

Following the release of this new film, a restored version of the original Let It Be movie directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg will also be made available.


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official video posted today

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Little Steven and The Disciples of Soul with Paul McCartney live in London in 2017

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jc takes the lead, beatles drop to #3

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slime.oofytv.set, jul 2003 wrote:
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... I agree that they were ridiculously overrated...
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