The Beatles - Side A - Round 1

The Beatles - Side A - Round 1

Poll ended at 14 Jan 2021, 1:05pm

"Back in the U.S.S.R."
0
No votes
"Dear Prudence"
0
No votes
"Glass Onion"
1
6%
"Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da"
5
31%
"Wild Honey Pie"
10
63%
"The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill"
0
No votes
"While My Guitar Gently Weeps"
0
No votes
"Happiness Is a Warm Gun"
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 16

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Here we go...ready for their most eclectic and weird LP? I think if IMCT can get through "The White Album" without killing one another...we can get through anything :mrgreen:
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Wild Honey Pie is fun and weird, but nothing more than a snippet of a song.
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Just now realizing that OBLADIDADIDA is the worst song on this side.
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The crock of shit that is Wild Honey Pie.

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BitterTom wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 3:23pm
The crock of shit that is Wild Honey Pie.
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Kory wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 2:38pm
Just now realizing that OBLADIDADIDA is the worst song on this side.
A few rounds yet before it gets my vote.
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this side is ridiculously strong
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BitterTom wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 3:23pm
The crock of shit that is Wild Honey Pie.
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Kory wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 2:38pm
Just now realizing that OBLADIDADIDA is the worst song on this side.
Shit sandwich no bread.
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I really don't get the Ob-La-Di hatred. Yeah, it's a slight song but it's a totally wired performance and I love the laughing and clowning around in the background. This sounds like a band having fun, whereas a lot of the other songs on the album sound like jaded, miserable men doing solo projects. I think maybe the convoluted recording and Lennon's bashing of it don't do it any favours historically.
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Heston wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 7:20pm
I really don't get the Ob-La-Di hatred. Yeah, it's a slight song but it's a totally wired performance and I love the laughing and clowning around in the background. This sounds like a band having fun, whereas a lot of the other songs on the album sound like jaded, miserable men doing solo projects. I think maybe the convoluted recording and Lennon's bashing of it don't do it any favours historically.
It's just a lame cod reggae song.
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Heston wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 7:20pm
I really don't get the Ob-La-Di hatred. Yeah, it's a slight song but it's a totally wired performance and I love the laughing and clowning around in the background. This sounds like a band having fun, whereas a lot of the other songs on the album sound like jaded, miserable men doing solo projects. I think maybe the convoluted recording and Lennon's bashing of it don't do it any favours historically.
I’ve never disliked it. I actually voted for it this round, but I like every song on this side.
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Marky Dread wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 7:26pm
Heston wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 7:20pm
I really don't get the Ob-La-Di hatred. Yeah, it's a slight song but it's a totally wired performance and I love the laughing and clowning around in the background. This sounds like a band having fun, whereas a lot of the other songs on the album sound like jaded, miserable men doing solo projects. I think maybe the convoluted recording and Lennon's bashing of it don't do it any favours historically.
It's just a lame cod reggae song.
More ska flavoured I'd say but I take your point about the cod aspect. I just love it on headphones for the crazy backing vocals and you can tell how wonderfully pissed off John is on the choruses. And there's some energy there on a sometimes lethargic album.
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Heston wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 7:41pm
Marky Dread wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 7:26pm
Heston wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 7:20pm
I really don't get the Ob-La-Di hatred. Yeah, it's a slight song but it's a totally wired performance and I love the laughing and clowning around in the background. This sounds like a band having fun, whereas a lot of the other songs on the album sound like jaded, miserable men doing solo projects. I think maybe the convoluted recording and Lennon's bashing of it don't do it any favours historically.
It's just a lame cod reggae song.
More ska flavoured I'd say but I take your point about the cod aspect. I just love it on headphones for the crazy backing vocals and you can tell how wonderfully pissed off John is on the choruses. And there's some energy there on a sometimes lethargic album.
Yeah I meant ska more like "jump-up" with it's jaunty feel. This is what made me dislike it so much. I used to hear it all the time as a kid.

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Marky Dread wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 7:58pm
Heston wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 7:41pm
Marky Dread wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 7:26pm
Heston wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 7:20pm
I really don't get the Ob-La-Di hatred. Yeah, it's a slight song but it's a totally wired performance and I love the laughing and clowning around in the background. This sounds like a band having fun, whereas a lot of the other songs on the album sound like jaded, miserable men doing solo projects. I think maybe the convoluted recording and Lennon's bashing of it don't do it any favours historically.
It's just a lame cod reggae song.
More ska flavoured I'd say but I take your point about the cod aspect. I just love it on headphones for the crazy backing vocals and you can tell how wonderfully pissed off John is on the choruses. And there's some energy there on a sometimes lethargic album.
Yeah I meant ska more like "jump-up" with it's jaunty feel. This is what made me dislike it so much. I used to hear it all the time as a kid.

I was luckily too young to remember the Marmalade version but I can understand your pain.
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