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Forum: Abbey Road Sep 24, 2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,622
Posted By portcreditdave
Hi folks I never made it up to Orillia after...

Hi folks

I never made it up to Orillia after all; the weather is just gorgeous, so I couldn't spend the day on Hwy 400

Hey there instant karla, maybe next time; hi loony leo, didn't know you were...
Forum: Paperback Writer Sep 22, 2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,636
Posted By portcreditdave
Here,There and Everywhere by Geoff Emerick

Hi all

Just finished this very good book by Geoff Emerick, the engineer for Revolver, Pepper, and Abbey Road. Emerick was crucial in developing some of the unique sounds demanded by Lennon and...
Forum: Abbey Road Sep 22, 2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,622
Posted By portcreditdave
Yes, on Sunday! Maybe see you there.

Yes, on Sunday! Maybe see you there.
Forum: Abbey Road Sep 22, 2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,799
Posted By portcreditdave
Thanks Paulrus; I'll head up there...

Thanks Paulrus; I'll head up there tomorrow!

Cheers!
Forum: And Your Bird Can Sing Sep 21, 2007, 05:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,591
Posted By portcreditdave
I Want to Hold Your Hand

It's quite shocking that "I Want to Hold Your Hand" doesn't appear on anyone's top ten list!! This 50-50 Lennon/McCartney collaboration is on my list of top ten rock songs, let alone top ten Beatles...
Forum: And Your Bird Can Sing Sep 16, 2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,157
Posted By portcreditdave
I know I'm pretty late jumping into this thread,...

I know I'm pretty late jumping into this thread, but I completely agree that No Reply is a brilliant song. The middle eight, "If I were you, I'd realize....", with the handclaps and McCartney's...
Forum: And Your Bird Can Sing Sep 14, 2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,239
Posted By portcreditdave
PW and especially Rain represent a huge departure...

PW and especially Rain represent a huge departure for the band from their pre 1966 material. It's not too difficult to imagine these tracks being viewed as a "disappointment" by mainstream fans at...
Forum: And Your Bird Can Sing Sep 13, 2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,479
Posted By portcreditdave
As oldbeatlechick says, McCartney wrote it,...

As oldbeatlechick says, McCartney wrote it, although Lennon threw in bits and pieces of lyric. According to both Lennon and McCartney, Donovan was present at the session and added the line "sky of...
Forum: And Your Bird Can Sing Sep 12, 2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,313
Posted By portcreditdave
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQZaSmAqkY0 Hi...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQZaSmAqkY0

Hi kmac

Found this on youtube, and it seems to be a video of Paul, Cilla, and George Martin recording the demo, with McCartney on acoustic guitar. I'm...
Forum: And Your Bird Can Sing Sep 11, 2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,313
Posted By portcreditdave
McCartney's "Step Inside Love"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kn3P890kYyY

Cilla Black recorded this McCartney song in 1968, and McCartney sings a short version of it on Anthology 3. As Ian MacDonald points out in "Revolution in...
Forum: And Your Bird Can Sing Sep 09, 2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,673
Posted By portcreditdave
I agree with darkhorse; the melody of In My Life...

I agree with darkhorse; the melody of In My Life seems very much like a McCartney-type melody. Lennon rarely used such sharply increasing and decreasing melody lines.

Check out a must read book...
Forum: And Your Bird Can Sing Aug 30, 2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,673
Posted By portcreditdave
The melody sounds to me more like a Paul than a...

The melody sounds to me more like a Paul than a John melody. John's melody lines are usually much flatter than Paul's (ex "Help", in which the verses are almost sung in monotone.) I've always...
Forum: And Your Bird Can Sing Jul 08, 2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,004
Posted By portcreditdave
I'm happy to hear I'm not alone in liking Martha...

I'm happy to hear I'm not alone in liking Martha My Dear. While I agree that the lyrics are weak, the melody is quite complex and the song is beautifully arranged. Paul's bass, especially in the...
Forum: Abbey Road Jul 05, 2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,396
Posted By portcreditdave
Thanks Jezza, that was a lot of fun. I found it...

Thanks Jezza, that was a lot of fun. I found it quite difficult to rank individual songs on a practically flawless album like Revolver.
Forum: Act Naturally May 30, 2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By portcreditdave
great vid kmac, thanks !!

great vid kmac, thanks !!
Forum: Act Naturally May 29, 2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,191
Posted By portcreditdave
recording Hey Bulldog

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fOs2Snt62U

great vocal by John, excellent bass by Paul
Forum: Act Naturally May 29, 2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By portcreditdave
good one paulus, cheers mate!

good one paulus, cheers mate!
Forum: And Your Bird Can Sing May 29, 2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,226
Posted By portcreditdave
Not that I'm Aware

As far as I know, there were only 3 unique Canadian Capitol albums: Beatlemania (same as the UK "With the Beatles"), Twist and Shout (variation of the UK "Please Please Me"), and Long Tall Sally...
Forum: Act Naturally May 29, 2007, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By portcreditdave
I'm a Loser, Live

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veJ37hhPIc4

Outstanding walking bass by Paul in the choruses really drives this tune
Forum: Act Naturally May 28, 2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,079
Posted By portcreditdave
This Boy, live

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENHF833CoVk
Forum: Act Naturally May 28, 2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 728
Posted By portcreditdave
Beatles performing Shout

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIvhovFaOZ0

I like how they all take turns singing lead.
Forum: Act Naturally May 28, 2007, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By portcreditdave
Ticket to Ride, live

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikXmjoZmC44

One of life's great pleasures: watching John and Paul sharing a mic
Forum: Act Naturally May 27, 2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By portcreditdave
Help, live in Blackpool

John sounds and looks absolutely amazing here. What a voice!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwArftZNeoU
Forum: Abbey Road May 27, 2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,896
Posted By portcreditdave
Hi all. I may as well give it a go: Side...

Hi all. I may as well give it a go:

Side One

Back in the USSR
Dear Prudence
Martha My Dear
Glass Onion
While my Guitar Gently Weeps
Blackbird
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