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John Visiting LA in Sept. of '74

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Posted: 3 Hours 22 Minutes ago by: Norbert K

"Lennon was in Los Angeles for three days of business meetings and promotional activities, including a three-hour stint as guest disc jockey on a local radio station. Identifying himself much of the show as "Dr. Winston O'Boogie," he playe

Lets Ovathrow Roe!!!! By the genious

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Posted: 1 Day 2 Hours ago by: Famous Amos

Let's ovathrow Roe let's change the Law Aftawid's pottie with Brett Kavanaw Let's Ovathrow Row I oppose abortion God made it cleeya he consida's itta Sin Borshinist's Gonna fall flat on there face We gonna git Masta Putin on there case Let'

Re: Lennon on Psychoanalysis, 1970 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 5 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Well, as a true crime junkie, I know several cases of psychiatrists who were batsh*t crazy. At first, I thought Lennon's claim that he didn't need any sort of psychoanalysis (because he was always talking about himself with journalists

Re: Lennon on Psychoanalysis, 1970 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 19 Hours ago by: geoff

Yep. I've never had any time for psychiatrists and those people because I think they're cracked and crazy. Pot/kettle ?!!! geoff

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: RJKe...@yahoo.com

I'll have to look for the videos. What do you think, is it a solid album? I remember that the critics were vicious.

Lennon on Psychoanalysis, 1970

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Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Howard Smith: Had either one of you been in psychoanalysis before? Lennon: No, I would never go for that kind of jazz. I think that most analysis is just symptomatic where you just talk about yourself and I don't need to do that because

Neil Peart on Lennon's & McCartney's Solo Careers

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Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: Norbert K

"After [the Beatles'] breakup, Lennon wrote a vicious song about McCartney called 'How Do You Sleep?', and that angry ad hominem attack ('Those freaks was right when they said you was dead/The one mistake you made was in your head') showed

Did Primal Therapy Benefit John?

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Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Lennon famously went through several months of primal therapy with its inventor Arthur Janov. His Plastic Ono Band album of 1970 is widely regarded as his "primal scream" album, and Lennon's references to Janov in interviews suggest that

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 18 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

The title implies 'Old's I Am,' there was video featuring a lot of the "Back To The Egg" (there's some heavy embryonic-reversal symbolism) songs, some tracks were recorded in a castle. The lyrics include some British locations, in a fanc

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 20 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

I did not see any influence of Yoko on John in the early 1969 project. Lennon explained his thought process for the cinematic facet eloquently, heard near the end of 'Fly On The Wall' audio montage. He was saying they could go anywhere,

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 21 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

I gave my impression of the only way she could have uttered such a statement: it had to come from John, which she knew he would not have said himself publicly, but was important enough to interject vaguely. There are several instances wh

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 21 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

I posted about the opening lyrics of "Blue Jay Way" later eerily applying to the circumstances of Kobe Bryant's death in a helicopter crash. The drawing of a face with eyes looking upwards in the Sgt Pepper tableau crowd was a depiction

Dean counts down the top 40 on 4-28-66 at Houston R&B station KYOK

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Posted: 9 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bruce

https://www.mixcloud.com/dean-fiora/top-40-soul-hits-kyok-houston-4281966/?fbclid=IwAR1zidwqsSe4-tHUNln0erEKvZDJ9XQSNUQ61HqSnL8ObFh27Ig-s_rfejI

Re: Good Article on Ringo's Drumming (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Norbert K

They made good choices of songs to focus on. There's a grotesque timeline error in the article, but on the whole it is well-done.

Good Article on Ringo's Drumming

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Norbert K

https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/ringo-starr-beatles-5-isolated-drum-tracks-genius/

Re: McCartney: "We Didn't Know What the Rules Were" (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Exactly. And while they learned to name major and minor chords, it's unlikely the guys knew much beyond that. David Spinozza, who worked on Ram (and who, truth be known, wrote the music for Yoko's Feeling the Space album) said this:

Re: McCartney: "We Didn't Know What the Rules Were" (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bruce

That's much later. They had absorbed some by then.

Re: McCartney: "We Didn't Know What the Rules Were" (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 19 Hours ago by: RJKe...@yahoo.com

The guys have always downplayed their technical knowledge. But come on, they knew SOME theory. You can see Paul calling out the chords to songs in Get Back.

Yoko's Unknown Child

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Posted: 11 Days 4 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Yoko's first known child, Kyoko Cox, was born on August 8 of 1963. Sean Lennon was born (induced, according to some sources) on October 9 of 1975. Before her involvement with Tony Cox, Ono had a sexual relationship with a youn

McCartney: "We Didn't Know What the Rules Were"

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Posted: 11 Days 4 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Q: During the making of Rubber Soul, were you all aware that the music was taking such a dramatic shift? McCartney: Not as such. People say now, "Oh, the Beatles were breaking all the rules." But we didn't know what the rules were. We

I Own The LIB'S!!!! By famuos amus

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Posted: 12 Days 1 Hour ago by: Famous Amos

I own the Lib's yes I play them four fool's I Own the Lib's Jared Kushners so Cool I Own the Lib's I call Left Winga's Scum I Own the Lib's King Jong Uns so Hansome I Own the Lib's yes I pump my clench fist I Own the Lib's I crush all Comm

Re: Joe Cocker Reviews the Sounds of November 1968 (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 12 Hours ago by: geoff

Well the 'Top 30" especially list brings back some memories ! Geoff

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: RJKe...@yahoo.com

Old Siam Sir, that's worth a revisit. That's one of Paul's most underrated albums.

Re: Still has a bit of voice left. (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 1 Hour ago by: Norbert K

Paul is still working with Abe Laboriel Jr. on drums, I see. Laboriel's a good player. I just hope Macca pays his current band better than he paid his Wings bandmates!

Joe Cocker Reviews the Sounds of November 1968

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Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bruce

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o30zBLbHXG4

11, 000 Votes..."by Famuos Amos"...!!

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: Famous Amos

I need 11,000 Vote's, that's the porous of my call I need 11,000 Vote's how did Biden hide them all I need 11,000 Vote's, are they underneath your bed?? I need 11,000 Vote's my face glistens an griw's red I need 11,000 Vote's have you looke

Re: Yoko On Her Music Vs. The Beatles (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: Blueshirt

That's Yoko!

Re: Yoko On Her Music Vs. The Beatles (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Could her boasting be any further from reality? Everything she did *regressed* the medium.

Re: Still has a bit of voice left. (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: Norbert K

I found it moving. Footage of John when he was....still John.

Re: Still has a bit of voice left. (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: Norbert K

"A bit of voice" is right. He's doing remarkably for his age, though. (Where I live, people start letting themselves go the moment they're out of high school.)

Re: Yoko On Her Music Vs. The Beatles (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Blueshirt

Suicide might have furthered the medium a bit more than anything she ever wailed in to a microphone!

Re: Still has a bit of voice left. (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 14 Hours ago by: geoff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKYxZMDb_QI geoff

Still has a bit of voice left.

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Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: geoff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfAf5F8N2Lk geoff

Yoko On Her Music Vs. The Beatles

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Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Norbert K

"Everything I did, whether in music or art or film, was sort of revolutionary. At least, that was the way I felt. I was trying to do something that might further the medium. If I didn't do that, I didn't see any point in doing it.

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Not insanity per se, but ignorance. Darwin didn't say that monkeys "turned into" men or even that men evolved from monkeys. Lennon's alternative (to an evolution he didn't understand) hypothesis is some sort of direct lineage betwe

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: curtis...@gmail.com

Is it fair to say George was a mystic?

Birds Are'nt Real....a NEW POEM BY FAMUS AMOS... (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Famous Amos

Bird's Are'nt Real....by famuos amos...!!!+!

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Famous Amos

Bird's are'nt real, there gubbermint drones Jimmy Kimel been replaced by a clone Bird's are'nt real, there spieng on me Unda the fetha's there machinerie Bird's are'nt real wetha small are large On teliphone wire's they recharge Bird's are

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days ago by: Curtis Eagal

I did hear the interview, and I think your tendency is to presume when JL spoke with intensity it was more like insanity, without even addressing his actual words and the ideas they reflect, which could explain the emotion. In religious

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

If God created everything, then what material is it ALL made from? Having a fragment of the Godhead's divinity through existence itself is not the same as BEING The Godhead, it is a simple distinction. I doubt many evil figures through

Yoko and Mintz Discuss the Deeper Issues

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Mintz: So in essence you don't believe that there's any greater force other than man? And woman. Ono: Man and woman, forest and...you know, trees. It's all the same, you know. Mintz: But not anything like a divine being? Or a God?

Geoffrey Stokes on John, Yoko, and Double Fantasy

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: Norbert K

Geoffrey Stokes, who wrote for the Village Voice, was a Lennon fan who found Double Fantasy disturbing. He wrote a review of DF titled "The Infantilization of John Lennon" and said that the love celebrated on DF is one that "doesn't involv

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: Dennis Rowan

Are bad guys also God according to John? Well that was his quote, " We're all God, may Mark David Chapman strike me dead, baby!!!"

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: RJKe...@yahoo.com

I honestly have no idea what it means to say "We're all God." I don't consider myself godlike. Are bad guys also God according to John?

Re: What KIND of Fish??

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: RJKe...@yahoo.com

Whatever happened to this loveable village idiot?

Re: Suppose You Were In Jack Douglas' Shoes... (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 17 Hours ago by: super70s

A double album (keeping with the "Double Fantasy" theme) would've been good -- all of John's songs on one LP and Yoko's on another. I doubt John would've went for it though -- he was under the delusion everyone else must appreciate bo

Suppose You Were In Jack Douglas' Shoes...

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Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Suppose you had the right connections and John Lennon asked you to produce his comeback album. He presented you with his DF demos. What would your advice have been? What would you have done differently from Jack Douglas? I'd express

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Even if John's comment was serious, it would have been a foible on his part.. *Every single utterance Trump makes* is moronic, conspiratorial and intended to aggrandize his repulsive self. I live in a part of the country where the pub

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: geoff

John's comment re monkeys-humans would certainly have been a joke. Trump's equivalent would not have been. geoff

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Norbert K

He always liked to provoke, that's true. I still think John had a lot more sense in his pre-LSD, pre-Yoko, pre-heroin-and-methadone existence. It would have been interesting if John were talking to someone who had a basic education

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: geoff

Certainly. But his stock response to any question about anything from anybody was anything that would shock or be controversial - whether he actually believed it or not. Not only during that phase, but pretty much any time. geoff

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Norbert K

I wish I could agree with you. However, if one looks at Lennon's existence at that time, there is no escaping the fact that he was confused. He was giving control over Double Fantasy to Ono -- who was by her own admission guided by pych

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

I think JL was too sophisticated to seriously promote Creationism. If you take the phrase 'born-again pagan' at face value it's like the idea of the Renaissance, a rebirth of Western culture through emulation of artwork unearthed from an

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: geoff

Deliberately 'winding up' people who are stupid enough to think along those lines. Imagine the things he would be saying in this era to mock the conspiracy/trump/etc rabble ! geoff

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

You're welcome. It was published in the February 1965 issue of Playboy. Jean Shepherd had a New York radio program, and traveled to half a dozen towns with them on their UK tour - his introduction to the article included a poetically de

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: super70s

Must have been too busy to catch Carl Sagan's Cosmos series, lol. Particularly the second episode which goes into evolution through natural selection. Eleven of the thirteen episodes had aired before he was assassinated.

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Thanks for the quote. Kudos to McCartney for saying that.

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

A quote from Paul McCartney, probably early 29 October 1964 (after midnight): "In America, they're fanatical about God. I know somebody over there who said he was an atheist. The papers nearly refused to print it because it was such s

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: Norbert K

That's interesting, but -- I should have been more specific -- I was actually asking about your statement that McCartney expressed outrage that there was a societal stigma against atheism."

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

The full text is available online, it's Jean Shepherd's interview for Playboy; my commentary version delves into key points hinted by the actual content, separating from the high-energy banter for media consumption. They were resuming a

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Really? How brave, if so. I'd very much like to see a quotation.

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Good point, he did plenty of that. How about Lennon's denunciation of Darwin as "absolute garbage" because "monkeys aren't changing into people now"? Is that what it looks like -- i.e., Donald Trump-level ignorance and stupidity -- or w

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 16 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

A Beatle in a 1964 group interview (published in 1965) said, "We probably seem antireligious because of the fact that none of us believes in God" - that was Paul McCartney. When Paul continued, "We're not anti-Christ," one of them adde

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 18 Hours ago by: geoff

More than that, comments not intended to indicate any genuine belief, but merely an off-the-cuff comments intended to rankle the other party, or to engender controversy for controversy’s sake. An approach which certainly seems to hav

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: Norbert K

I remember an interview with Lennon in which he pronounced vaguely that "God is an energy, a power source," but that "I never believed it was any one thing." Under Janov's influence, Lennon asserted that "God is a concept by which we m

Re: McCartney321 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 6 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Thanks for the link.

Re: John's 1974 Birthday Presents (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 6 Hours ago by: Norbert K

I'm thinking that the "old sitar-guitar" May purchased for John must have been a Rogue Guitar-Sitar. I've seen a pic of John with one somewhere. I'd like to try one of those. I've always thought that the instruments looked like long-

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

That episode of "The Prisoner" has a plot set in motion with dialogue involving the anvil and hammer pairing. The hero secret agent knew too much to retire, abducted to a placid resort Village and designated Number 6. He has witnessed a

Re: McCartney321 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 18 Hours ago by: geoff

And if you want, you can even purchase the actual Neve console used for the series ! https://vintageking.com/neve-bcm20-console-a1174-used geoff

Re: McCartney321 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 18 Hours ago by: geoff

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=mccartney321 geoff

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 19 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

John called his period circa 1969 "Christian Communist," recognizing it as a phase. We think of him pushing people's buttons on controversial issues, but in my book on the "Beatles For Sale" era ("The Quality Of Mersey") the whole group i

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 19 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

John called his period circa 1969 "Christian Communist," recognizing it as a phase. We think of him pushing people's buttons on controversial issues, but in my book on the "Beatles For Sale" era ("The Quality Of Mersey") the whole group

Re: McCartney321 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: geoff

Low-key, natural, peer-to-peer. geoff

Re: Paul's upcoming tour (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 21 Hours ago by: RJKe...@yahoo.com

Who are his sideman this time around?

John's 1974 Birthday Presents

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Posted: 24 Days 5 Hours ago by: Norbert K

"We had been together for fourteen months and our birthdays were soon approaching. John was going to be thirty-four on October 9 and I was going to be twenty-four on October 24. John loved the sitar sound, and Jimmy Iovine and I pr

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 5 Hours ago by: Norbert K

On Monday, April 25, 2022 at 3:12:36 PM UTC-4, eagali...@gmail.com wrote: Your family member has a point; Lennon did occasionally purport to be a "born-again pagan." He had Christian phases, too -- one of which Yoko squelched because she

Re: McCartney321 (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 6 Hours ago by: Norbert K

I'll find a way to watch it. I like some of Rubin's stuff. When I read Lennon and McCartney interviews, I often wish that the guys had a more critical interlocutor. In the Playboy interview, the awestruck David Sheff let John Lennon

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 18 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

I should've checked before adding as postscript, but the feast day for blacksmith patron Saint Eligius is December First - Same day in 1967 that the "Hammer Into Anvil" Prisoner episode was first broadcast!

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 18 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

Online sources basically concur: << "The anvil symbolizes the primordial forging of the universe...In Christian symbolism, the anvil is an attribute of St. Eligius, the patron saint of blacksmiths." >> * << Hephaestus, Greek Hephaistos

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

The television show The Prisoner had an episode "Hammer Into Anvil" first airing 1 December 1967, The Beatles were fans of that show. They would also know about the anvil's use musically, yet it does not follow they would be ignorant of t

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: RJKe...@yahoo.com

The anvil is a famous symbol of the Greek god Hephaestus.

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 5 Hours ago by: geoff

That's what I meant by 'think too much'. Obsessively dwelling on something trivial and weaving some great meaningful story around it. Totally in error. geoff

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 6 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Lennon also said that "God is a concept by which we measure our pain," and "I don't believe in Jesus." He also fell under the spells of various Christian televangelists. He was all over the map. Nothing he said should be taken as refle

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 6 Hours ago by: Norbert K

What would any of that have to do with the specific song? It's a percussive effect meant to imply Maxwell's hammer.

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 8 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

Most of what I was relaying is printed out in the captions as they speak in the documentary. It's also from common knowledge available in several online articles - https://www.goldradiouk.com/artists/the-beatles/rooftop-concert-abbey-road

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 9 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

I hope I never aspire to think *less* - The evidence that I can be correct is evident now in the Ukrainian situation, from a conjecture I posted elsewhere on 11 October 2006 - late January 2022 was figured for the time of a lethal milit

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 10 Hours ago by: geoff

I think that you think a little too much. geoff

Re: Getting To 'The Riff Stage' (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 11 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

A subtle religious inference that visually asserts itself in the studio is the lingering presence of an anvil, which was struck with a hammer by Mal Evans for an audio effect on the song "Maxwell's Silver Hammer": the heavy blacksmith too

Re: McCartney321 (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 12 Hours ago by: geoff

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCartney_3,2,1_(miniseries)

Re: McCartney321 (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 13 Hours ago by: geoff

A couple of clicks of the mouse and anybody can. www.disneyplus.com US$7.99 for a month, and you get the opportunity to watch 'Get Back' for good measure. And a whole lot of other stuff that isn't what you'd expect from Disney. And af

Getting To 'The Riff Stage'

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Posted: 25 Days 13 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

The "Get Back" documentary focusing on the January 1969 sessions culminating in The Beatles' unannounced rooftop concert brought out a lot of issues that were not evident in the earlier "Let It Be" film. The creativity seems like chaotic p

Getting To "The Riff Stage"

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Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: Curtis Eagal

The "Get Back" documentary focusing on the January 1969 sessions culminating in The Beatles' unannounced rooftop concert brought out a lot of issues that were not evident in the earlier "Let It Be" film. The creativity seems like chaotic p

'Christ Love's Putin.....a poem by FAMOUS AMOS"!!!!

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: Famous Amos

Christ love's Putin and Christ know's all Ukranes Armies is soon gonna fall Christ love's Putin and he's real pissed Zulinsky will die and he wo'nt be missed Christ love's Putin cuz Putins good Hes welcomed any time in MY neybrehood Christ

Re: McCartney321 (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 4 Hours ago by: Norbert K

I don't have Disney +. Can you give a quick review of the doc?

Re: McCartney321 (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 4 Hours ago by: geoff

Nobody, nothing - really ???!!! geoff

Re: Paul's upcoming tour (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 6 Hours ago by: Norbert K

Marijuana smoking would also take a toll.

Re: Paul's upcoming tour (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 16 Hours ago by: geoff

There is a video of a gig in 2012 recently posted with his voice decidedly poor. He was much better than that in 2017, so who knows. Voice may be overall weaker (probably is) , but also an up-and-down thing relating to wear and tear i

Re: Paul's upcoming tour (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 3 Hours ago by: RJKe...@yahoo.com

He has tons of great solo songs. But (sensitive topic alert) can he still do the vocals?

John's Bermuda Demos

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Posted: 28 Days 1 Hour ago by: Norbert K

Frederic Seaman describes John Lennon's creative revival in a chapter in his book The Last Days of John Lennon. Seaman arrived in Bermuda some time after John visit had begun -- and he found Lennon a changed person. Lennon was excite

Re: Helen Shapiro & The Beatles 1963 (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 18 Hours ago by: geoff

Paul was dead. Later confirmed on Abbey Road. geoff

Re: Helen Shapiro & The Beatles 1963 (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 23 Hours ago by: Willie Williams

I see RMB did have a go at this in 2007, though nobody explained where Paul was. There was a discussion of who the writer was (because someone said the songwriter was listed as "JL") and someone showed that the writers were Michael Hawker

Re: Helen Shapiro & The Beatles 1963 (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 23 Hours ago by: Willie Williams

Whoa. Never saw this. RMB folks must have shared it at some point. Maybe someone can say where Paul was.

Re: Beatles Reunion in 1981

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Posted: 29 Days 4 Hours ago by: Norbert K

The question is: Would Lennon have had the strength to defy Yoko on this? A Beatles or Lennon-McCartney reunion is the last thing she would have wanted. Remember, John and May were going to visit McCartney in New Orleans in 1974 before

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