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Re: Song Of The Week - THE FOOL ON THE HILL
« Reply #20 on: February 13, 2013, 05:39:34 AM »

I don't know if I'm using the substantive "till" correctly, but it would have been a clear clue. ;)

The Fool On The Cash Register?  Yeah, I can see that.  He sold his songs to Michael Jackson.  The real Paul would never do that!


(I'm really stretching my imagination here)
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Re: Song Of The Week - THE FOOL ON THE HILL
« Reply #21 on: February 13, 2013, 01:31:20 PM »

The Fool On The Cash Register?  Yeah, I can see that.  He sold his songs to Michael Jackson.  The real Paul would never do that!


(I'm really stretching my imagination here)

Haha, no, I wanted to use "till" as a kind of synonym of "coffin". Surely I'm wrong, but it's the closer word to "hill" I've found.
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Re: Song Of The Week - THE FOOL ON THE HILL
« Reply #22 on: February 13, 2013, 03:54:57 PM »

I agree.  Lani Hall and Karen Philipp had such beautiful voices.

Examples for Agnetha and Anni-Frid.
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« Reply #23 on: February 14, 2013, 12:27:07 AM »

Examples for Agnetha and Anni-Frid.

Definitely!

Sérgio Mendes & Brasil '66 took their version of The Fool On The Hill to #6 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart and to #1 on the easy listening chart where it stayed at that position for six weeks in 1968.
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Re: Song Of The Week - THE FOOL ON THE HILL
« Reply #24 on: April 11, 2013, 04:59:14 PM »

Always loved this tune, I really dig the mysterious feel as it goes into the chorus.

Anyone happen to know how they achieved that weird effect at the 2:40 mark? Kinda sounds like a sped up loop or something.
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« Reply #25 on: April 11, 2013, 09:22:27 PM »

Always loved this tune, I really dig the mysterious feel as it goes into the chorus.

Anyone happen to know how they achieved that weird effect at the 2:40 mark? Kinda sounds like a sped up loop or something.

mostly done on a mellotron

btw I always thought the fade out at the end of this track was way too fast
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Re: Song Of The Week - THE FOOL ON THE HILL
« Reply #26 on: April 12, 2013, 12:02:03 AM »

btw I always thought the fade out at the end of this track was way too fast


I was always ready for it.

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« Reply #27 on: April 12, 2013, 01:01:59 AM »

I love this song!
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« Reply #28 on: April 12, 2013, 02:04:18 AM »

I was always ready for it.


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maybe they ran out of tape and had to do a quick end
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Re: Song Of The Week - THE FOOL ON THE HILL
« Reply #29 on: April 13, 2013, 07:01:49 PM »

I really like this song. Great atmosphere.
I've always thought though that what with the whimsical lyric and swirling production that this sounds more like a contempory Lennon song than the crystal-clear pop McCartney had become so adept at producing. More Stawberry Fields than Penny Lane. Wonder if Paul set out to write a John Song.
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Re: Song Of The Week - THE FOOL ON THE HILL
« Reply #30 on: April 13, 2013, 08:45:27 PM »

Wonder if Paul set out to write a John Song.


He did.  And it wound up sounding like a Paul song...


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« Reply #31 on: April 14, 2013, 03:15:21 AM »

^

I love that song too!
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« Reply #32 on: April 14, 2013, 07:32:28 AM »

He did.  And it wound up sounding like a Paul song...


Every Little Thing (2009 Stereo Remaster)



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One of my top 5 Beatle songs this
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« Reply #33 on: April 15, 2013, 04:07:32 AM »

One of my top 5 Beatle songs this

I love this song!

Wait.  I said that already.
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Re: Song Of The Week - THE FOOL ON THE HILL
« Reply #34 on: April 15, 2013, 04:12:57 AM »

Here's how John and George played their guitar parts...

Beatles - Every Little Thing Guitar Secrets (Original)



Just a pretty, pretty love song!
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« Reply #35 on: April 15, 2013, 11:40:09 PM »

good stuff............wonder how they stitch those vids together ? (must be an app)
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Re: Song Of The Week - THE FOOL ON THE HILL
« Reply #36 on: April 16, 2013, 02:20:33 AM »

Kev, Rob Taylor sometimes stitches three together in his instructional videos...


Beatles To A Tee (A Hard Days Night)





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« Reply #37 on: April 16, 2013, 05:25:17 AM »

the mind boggles :-/
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« Reply #38 on: April 17, 2013, 03:24:58 AM »

the mind boggles :-/


My fingers boggle, Kev!  But I was happy to hear Rob Taylor explain how Sir George Martin produced George's solo at 0:50 - 1:04 in the above video.

Very few guitarists can play that fast.  Wayne Moss' rapid-fire sixteenth notes come to mind backing Bob Dylan's I Want You...


Bob Dylan - I want you - original version






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