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March 14, 2014
by Hallgeir

The Beatles 40 best songs: at 26 “If I fell”

“That’s my first attempt at a ballad proper….It shows that I wrote sentimental love ballads way back when” – John Lennon (1980) “People forget that John wrote some nice ballads, people tend to think of him as an acerbic wit … Continue reading

March 1, 2014
by Hallgeir

The Beatles 40 best songs: at 27 “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds”

“A song like ‘Got to Get You Into My Life’, that’s directly about pot, although everyone missed it at the time … Day Tripper”, he says, “that’s one about acid. ‘Lucy in the Sky,’ that’s pretty obvious. There’s others that make … Continue reading

February 25, 2014
by Egil

The Beatles 40 best songs: at 28 “Mother Nature’s Son”

Paul [wrote this]. That was from a lecture of Maharishi where he was talking about nature, and I had a piece called “I’m just a child of nature,” which turned into “Jealous Guy” years later. Both inspired from the same … Continue reading

February 21, 2014
by Egil

The Beatles 40 best songs: at 29 “Come Together”

‘Come Together’ changed at the session. We said, ‘Let’s slow it down. Let’s do this to it, let’s do that to it,’ and it ends up however it comes out. I just said, ‘Look, I’ve got no arrangement for you, … Continue reading

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