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How do you explain the Beatles?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Ribsspare, Jan 21, 2019.

  1. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 2, 2003
    Wisco
    when all else fails, beatles fanatics will always resort to personal attacks. :)
     
  2. william tele

    william tele Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 7, 2009
    Kansas City, MO
    I'm more of a fan of reality and humor...
     
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  3. notmyusualuserid

    notmyusualuserid Friend of Leo's

    May 3, 2016
    In the South
    I've never been a Beatles fan, but I'm thinking about becoming one just to piss you off :)
     
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  4. David Barnett

    David Barnett Doctor of Teleocity

    Seems like you're the only one resorting to name-calling in here.
     
  5. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 2, 2003
    Wisco
    If' "beatles fan" is name-calling, ok...
    I will agree though that I personally wouldn't like to be called that. so, I'll consider that, before placing that accusation on anyone in the future...thanks for that bit of enlightenment- it's probably a negative thing to be referred to as. :)
     
  6. lammie200

    lammie200 Tele-Afflicted

    Jan 11, 2013
    San Francisco
    They are/were hungry for something whether it was their music or adorableness. I don't know what your beef is except that you might prefer bobby socks and saddle shoes over Converse All Stars or bare feet. Through the magic of recording r'n'r is still available to you. If you think that r'n'r holds moral authority over other forms of music then worship r'n'r someway, but you can't blame the shortcomings of something that had limited appeal on something else that has/had wider appeal. I suppose you can if you want so as to be a provocateur, but that seems like blind faith to me.
     
  7. Georox

    Georox Tele-Afflicted

    Oct 30, 2014
    The tan house in AZ
    Ask blowtorch. I'm one of the 99% who appreciate the Beatles.
     
  8. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 2, 2003
    Wisco
    I appreciate the beatles negative influence on things plenty.
     
  9. JuneauMike

    JuneauMike Friend of Leo's

    May 5, 2015
    Alaska
    Oh, @blowtorch is just having fun with y'all. If you wanna mess with him, tell him you are starting a Stray Cats tribute band.

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  10. Rev Rhythm

    Rev Rhythm TDPRI Member

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    Jan 23, 2019
    New Orleans
    With the demise of chlorofluorocarbons in the nineties, is the hair required for a Stray Cats tribute band even possible anymore?
     
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  11. I don't know what's gone on in the first 27 pages of this thread, but I'll throw in my two cents worth :).

    As a live band (yes, I actually saw them live at the old Cleveland Stadium) they were O.K.

    As a studio band they were pretty brilliant - starting with the Sargent Pepper album.

    With their studio music, they did a great job of introducing people to types of music that were very different from what they'd normally listen to.

    Listen to what you like, and leave the rest for someone else.






    Best Regards,
    Geo.
     
  12. strat a various

    strat a various Friend of Leo's

    May 9, 2008
    Texas
    Do you mean "describe" the Beatles? A bar band with enough talent to write great Pop songs.

    Explaining why they were popular? Handsome young bar band with enough talent to write catchy, memorable, easily understood Pop songs.
     
  13. Wallo Tweed

    Wallo Tweed Friend of Leo's

    Dec 6, 2011
    Penns Wood
    Oh man!!!! You just had to do that didn't you????:)
    Just when things were starting to settle down, you had to come along and through the monkey wrench in the pickle juice!:lol:
     
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  14. It seems like I have a knack for that, but it mainly happens just on the Bad Dog :).
     
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  15. Chunkocaster

    Chunkocaster Friend of Leo's

    Aug 10, 2018
    In space with Ziggy
     
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  16. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Apr 2, 2014
    Phoenix, AZ
    Is this the place where I share all the 'who did it better' songs? Legacy





     
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  17. JuneauMike

    JuneauMike Friend of Leo's

    May 5, 2015
    Alaska
    LOL. Yeah, that's what this thread was missing. More subjective opinion.
     
  18. SecretSquirrel

    SecretSquirrel Tele-Afflicted Ad Free Member

    Jul 2, 2015
    PNW USA
    Amazing coincidence — just as I reached the end of this thread (can't believe I read the whole thing!), a BBC radio segment came on about the Beatles and how they "completely transformed popular music." It's still on, as I type (strains of "Get Back" under the narration).


    Anyway...

    so.... Who's your favorite Beatle?? Mine's George!!!! :)
     
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  19. SecretSquirrel

    SecretSquirrel Tele-Afflicted Ad Free Member

    Jul 2, 2015
    PNW USA
    At least yer getting paid for this! :lol:
     
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