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Old Jul 09, 2006, 09:19 AM   #21
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Old Jul 13, 2006, 02:43 PM   #22
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I think all the ones penned by George are often over looked say for Taxman and While My Guitar Gently Weeps. 'The Inner Light' and 'Its All Too Much' are fine examples.
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Old Jul 13, 2006, 05:21 PM   #23
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I would have picked "I Need You" and "I Want to Tell You," but your point is well taken.

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Old Jul 13, 2006, 06:06 PM   #24
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The only officially released Beatles song that I have yet to hear is "When I Get Home," from the soundtrack of AHDN.

I had never heard "Bulldog" til I got Yellow Submarine cd just recently.
More of the holdout songs were "Bad Boy," "What You're Doing," "Tell Me What You See," and "Anna." "Anna" and "What you're Doing" were nothing to write home about, actually.
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Old Jul 13, 2006, 06:10 PM   #25
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I don't know about this one, Matt5, even my mom knew this one!

And her generation were the bobby-soxers of the '40's!
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I would have picked "I Need You" and "I Want to Tell You," but your point is well taken.
Another pair of good examples there as well Tony..only 'The Inner Light' and 'Its All Too Much' came into head first because I had just played them
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Old Jul 13, 2006, 10:00 PM   #27
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The only officially released Beatles song that I have yet to hear is "When I Get Home," from the soundtrack of AHDN.
IMHO you're not missing much in not having heard When I Get Home. That song contains some of my least favorite Beatles lyrics ever: "When I'm getting home tonight, I'm gonna hold her tight, I'm gonna love her till the cows come home"

I also agree that it's George's songs that tend to be the most over looked and therefore most obscure. I'm sure if I played Long, Long, Long to any random stranger on the street that they wouldn't have a clue where that song came from or whose song it was.

Not that I go around playing Beatles songs for people on the street... although it doesn't sound like a bad idea!
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I had never heard "Bulldog" til I got Yellow Submarine cd just recently.
What happen to me was that I had heard "Hey Bulldog" on a movie, but not until I saw Yellow Submarine alll the way through for the first time did I ever register it was a Lennon/McCartney! Now, it's one of my favorites.


Quite a bit off of Abbey Road is obscure as well, imo.
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Right now I think the most obscure batch of fun songs are the unreleased covers that appeared for the first time officially on Live From the BBC. Songs like Carol, Young Blood, Shot of Rythym and Blues, Clarabella, Lucille, Ooh! My Soul, etc.
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"I Call Your Name", "The Inner Light" & "I'll Get You" are pretty obscure I reckon.
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Old Jul 14, 2006, 03:11 PM   #32
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That's a very cool song, typical from the early days, and a nice suprise when I heard it for the 1st time, when Live At The BBC came out.
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IMHO you're not missing much in not having heard When I Get Home. That song contains some of my least favorite Beatles lyrics ever: "When I'm getting home tonight, I'm gonna hold her tight, I'm gonna love her till the cows come home"
Sounds like a filler song to me, unusual for them.
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I also agree that it's George's songs that tend to be the most over looked and therefore most obscure. I'm sure if I played Long, Long, Long to any random stranger on the street that they wouldn't have a clue where that song came from or whose song it was.

Not that I go around playing Beatles songs for people on the street... although it doesn't sound like a bad idea!
They probably couldn't ever HEAR that one!

Sometimes, George was the quiet one.
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I think that it is a "September in the rain" :D
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Old Jul 23, 2006, 02:32 PM   #35
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Her Majesty. People that have had the CD for years don't even know it's there, and when they hear it, they think it's a "secret track," and not a song in its own right.
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Old Jul 23, 2006, 02:50 PM   #36
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Her Majesty. People that have had the CD for years don't even know it's there, and when they hear it, they think it's a "secret track," and not a song in its own right.

And of course, originally, it was a secret, or even a mistake. The song doesn't appear on early covers of the LP. I have never checked the label, but suspect it isn't there either.

Anyway, I have always loved it, though the opening chord, after all that silence, still makes me jump.

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And of course, originally, it was a secret, or even a mistake. The song doesn't appear on early covers of the LP. I have never checked the label, but suspect it isn't there either.
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When did it first appear, I wonder?

I have my oldest brother's Abbey Road he got in '69, and it's on it.
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Sounds like a filler song to me, unusual for them.
They probably couldn't ever HEAR that one!

Sometimes, George was the quiet one.
So true!! I listen to my ipod most days while I'm a work and I usually play it softly so it won't bother anyone else in the office, but every time Long, Long, Long comes on I think the ipod has stopped playing because I can't hear it! Of course, if I turn it up so I actually can hear that song then the next song comes out blasting.
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When did it first appear, I wonder?

I have my oldest brother's Abbey Road he got in '69, and it's on it.
Although intended by the Beatles as a hidden song and deliberately left off of the label and jacket, the people at Capitol (who produced the albums for Apple in the US) apparently were not told this. Someone must have thought it was left off by mistake and it was added to both the labels and the jackets starting as early as late 1969.

Other interesting tidbits about the song:

It was originally intended to fit within the medley between Mean Mr. Mustard and Polythene Pam. The loud chord that opens the song is actually the end of Mean Mr. Mustard and is the result of a sloppy tape edit.

The idea for it being a hidden track was also somewhat accidental according to Geoff Emerick. When it was cut from the tape it was appended to the end of standard 20-second blank leader tape. I believe he says it was Paul who heard it on a playback and thought it sounded good hidden at the end like that.
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Back to the topic at hand though, no one has yet mentioned I'm Down, due to it being a B-side and not part of an album.

Another obscure song, and one of the most unfortunate given that it is such a beautiful song, is For No One.
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