50th Anniversary all things Beatles White Album

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by tinnox, Feb 8, 2018.

  1. dsdu

    dsdu Forum Resident

    Santa Cruz, CA
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  2. crossroads69

    crossroads69 Forum Resident

    London Town
    Let’s hope he works on All Things Must Pass next! ATMP - The Ultimate Collection!
  3. Kim Olesen

    Kim Olesen Forum Resident

    Odense Denmark.
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  4. Mal

    Mal Phorum Physicist

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  5. FJFP

    FJFP Forum Resident

    I would KILL for a “raw studio mix” of that album.
  6. planckera

    planckera ♫ I see Sways of Blue, Albums of White ♫

    Minneapolis, MN
    Ringo is constantly writing letters to people. No one knows they're from him though. He never signs his name. ;)
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  7. Colocally

    Colocally One Of The New Wave Boys

    Surrey BC.
    He has actually.

    “Love and Peace
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  8. real01

    real01 Well-Known Member

    I've always liked George's Piggies.
    I'm reading info about the song on Wikipedia:

    While I agree with the first part of the sentence, I don't get this:
    What 'subtlety'? Maybe George should be 'politically correct' in this song?
    I think he was straight-forward in this nice track - and I remember that Macca once told that George says directly what he thinks.

    Piggies start with George singing in normal voice - it sounds like he's telling a story to kids: Have you seen little piggies...
    Then, as the song progresses, his vocal gets louder (what they need is damn good whacking!), and in the end, we have the whole choir, singing very loud (or even angry) about piggies having a dinner with their piggie-wives.
    Spoiler alert: they eat bacon.

    'Politically correct' song would be something like this:
    'Everywhere there's lot of CEO's, executives and alikes
    You can see them out for dinner with their perfumed wives;
    They drink drinks
    And eat fine, methinks...'

    So... What you get from polit-correct lyrics? It looses all the sharpness of George's original.
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  9. dsdu

    dsdu Forum Resident

    Santa Cruz, CA
    I sure would like a "J"
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  10. YpsiGypsy

    YpsiGypsy Forum Resident

    Michigan, USA
    Like BuCo I could not see it either,
    I did a right-click on the bad img and opened it in a new tab,
    copied it and pasted it here
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  11. Solaris

    Solaris a bullet in flight

    New Orleans, LA
    What you're positing isn't political correctness, exactly. I'd call it lack of poetry -- literalism. He may have been taking a page from Orwell's Animal Farm, too. It's satire, if anything, and I would think that people criticizing the lyric are missing the point.
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  12. DmitriKaramazov

    DmitriKaramazov Forum Resident

    "Guess I picked the wrong day to quit drinking coffee!"
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  13. Carl80

    Carl80 Forum Resident

    United Kingdom
    Could anyone confirm if Junk on Anthology 3 is an Esher Demo ?
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  14. YpsiGypsy

    YpsiGypsy Forum Resident

    Michigan, USA
    It says so in the booklet that came with the CD
  15. thrivingonariff

    thrivingonariff Forum Resident

    not to mention a sense of humor and familiarity with the long tradition of barbed political satire.
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  16. malcolm reynolds

    malcolm reynolds Forum Resident

    I wonder if you play the remixed vinyl backwards if there will be any hidden messages?
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  17. Arnold Grove

    Arnold Grove Senior Member

    "Turn me on Giles man... Turn me on Giles man ... Turn me on Giles man ..."

  18. dewey02

    dewey02 Forum Resident

    The mid-South.
    How do you know he was singing about CEO's?
    Maybe he was singing about SHF participants. :D
    His song is much better as it is...because we don't know exactly whom he IS singing about. As John Lennon said, we can each ascribe whatever we want to the lyrics and make it real for us. That doesn't mean that the author necessarily wrote it about who we are thinking of. Remember the hippie guy on John's front lawn who thought Carry that Weight was written about him?
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  19. jtiner

    jtiner Forum Resident

    I don't think anything is "brickwalled" - it's just a new "flat" transfer.

    NOTE: completely fake
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  20. Morton LaBongo

    Morton LaBongo Forum Resident

    Manchester NH
    Or for some...
    Turn me down Giles...
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  21. jtiner

    jtiner Forum Resident

    "I buried Paul... in the mix..."
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  22. let him run...

    let him run... Forum Resident

    Colchester, VT USA
    Maybe if Paul had covered Ringo's kit in flowers, he would have written a few paragraphs.
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  23. noahjld

    noahjld Witchfinder General/ Das Boz Boz

    So is the "Imagine" box great because you've heard it or ........
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  24. dewey02

    dewey02 Forum Resident

    The mid-South.
    That would be a lie.
    More like I buried John or George's guitars. The bass and the drums are always more prominent in a Giles remix!
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  25. richierichie

    richierichie Forum Resident

    How would I know if I hadn't heard it?

    I don't claim to be psychic as some on here appear to be.

    I'm not the only John Lennon fan I know where I live, I have friends who have the box set, friends who visit me and me them. So yes I've heard it and don't question me again.
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