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Watching The Beatles

Discussion in 'Personal' started by lindenlea, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    Programme on ITV atm about their number 1 hits. Lovely pictures of George Harrison. Ah. I did love him.
  2. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

    He was my favourite too
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  3. HelenREMfan

    HelenREMfan Star commenter

    We are too.... George was Mr REMfan's fave.... I liked John. Stuff on this programme we didn't know too.....
  4. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Must catch up on this.
  5. GLsghost

    GLsghost Star commenter

    Lennon and McCartney were prolific and talented writers - but Harrison wrote the most beautiful and arguably greatest Beatles tunes.

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  6. VanEyssen

    VanEyssen Established commenter

    So long ago. Just nostalgia now like the Beverly sisters or benny goodman.
  7. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    ha ha
  8. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    I shout all my obscenities from steeples
    But please don’t label me a madman
    I’m off to see the Bootleg Beatles
    As the bootleg Mark Chapman

    Sorry John, lol. Kudos to Nigel Blackwell.
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  9. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter


  10. minnie me

    minnie me Star commenter

    I prefer The Rolling Stones.
  11. cuteinpuce

    cuteinpuce Star commenter

    The Beatles were massively popular, but they were never really cool.
  12. HelenREMfan

    HelenREMfan Star commenter

    But... @cuteinpuce the catalogue...... what a phenomenal, wonderful catalogue of songs.....
  13. Incommunicado

    Incommunicado Established commenter

    That concert for George....... Dhanni Harrison looked the spitting image of his Dad, and next day there was a picture of him, playing, in a newspaper and under it was the caption "Here comes the son". I liked that.
  14. dumpty

    dumpty Star commenter

    Cannot pretend they were not a half decent pop band but even though he said it so charmingly and without malice, Fats Domino was so right when he said ' what you now are calling new music we have been playing for years'.

    Check out those earlier black blues/blues rock players and it is painfully obvious what the Beetles and Stones did.(The Stones to their credit have never pretended otherwise)
  15. cuteinpuce

    cuteinpuce Star commenter

    Argos has a very successful catalogue but they've never been cool either.

    The three top-selling Beatles songs are: She Loves You, I Wanna Hold Your Hand and Can't Buy Me Love. Does anyone sing them, or listen to them, these days?
  16. Treefayre2

    Treefayre2 Established commenter

  17. cuteinpuce

    cuteinpuce Star commenter

    To be honest, I've never really considered the Beatles to be entertaining (particularly Sir Paul.)
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  18. Morninglover

    Morninglover Star commenter

    I do.

    So does my 20 something , guitar playing son...
  19. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    Still flogging a dead horse, Treefayre?;)
  20. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Prolific and talented???? John and Paul? :eek:

    Damned with faint praise.

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