The Beatles were really talented, but...

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  1. Topazthecat

    Topazthecat TDPRI Member

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    Please check out the great youtube video by MeanMrMayo, The Beatles were NOT a ''boy band''. Debunking this ludicrous,stupid myth.I tried to include the link but once again it then gets waiting for moderation approval.


    Under his great video that he posted it rightly says,Typical Modern Day Nonsense




    I also have two word press blogs debunking this called, The Beatles were Never a Boy Band,They Were Always A Great Rock,Pop Rock & rock n Roll Band From The Start!



    My first wordpress blog is called the similar,


    THE BEATLES WERE *NEVER* A BOY BAND THEY WERE ALWAYS A GREAT ROCK N ROLL,POP ROCK & ROCK BAND FROM THE START! DEBUNKING THE STUPID,LUDICROUS MYTH THAT THE BEATLES WERE EVER A BOY BAND.
     
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    Kingpin Friend of Leo's

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    What is going on here?
     
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    Mjark Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Burn this heretic at dawn.
     
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    George played a Telecaster. Nuff said :cool:
     
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    Why wait until then?
     
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  6. bcorig

    bcorig Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    “The Beatles specifically John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote inventive ,complex chords...” That’s what caught my ear as a 13 year old clarinet player when I first heard them in ‘63. The chords were unlike anything I’d heard in American Pop, Doo Wop or R&B. That’s it for me.
     
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    I suppose that was a compelling thing for me too. Even after I knew my cowboy chords, barre chords and blues progressions, they had something else cooking that was unique. Interesting rhythm patterns too. I still enjoy adding new (to me) Beatles tunes to my repertoire.
     
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  8. Chunkocaster

    Chunkocaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    I'm late to this thread, just read this page but none of the others.
    The Beatles were great. They were pioneers. Its easy to slag them off now that people can benefit from the influence they had on those who followed.
     
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  9. musicalmartin

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    The Beatles saved us from Bobby Vee.
     
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    My daughter listended to my iPod rips of my Beatles albums properly as I drove her to Uni. recently. She plays lots of instruments, youth orchestra player, listens to wide variety of stuff from pop to folk to soundtracks to classical. She has music in her bones.

    About half way through the trip (and Sgt. Peppers) , unprompted, she said... ‘ok.. I get it now... These are the best band ever’.

    Higely diverse range of tunes, innovative and surprising structures, great lyrics, amazing and ambitious productions for the time/tech. Almost every melody is an earworm or demands attention.

    The opening bars of Sgt Peppers through a decent, loud hifi is spine tingling. The bass and guitar riffs are epic.
     
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    That’s what I did. Started with track 1, album one and worked. through. It’s a worthwhile exercise.

    There’s a fair bit of dross, but the great stuff more than makes up for it.


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  12. bcorig

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    Has anyone ever told you that you are wise?
     
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  13. bcorig

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    What’s wrong with this?
     
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  14. Chunkocaster

    Chunkocaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    No, I get called lots of things but never wise.
     
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    Music.......I only care about my opinion.
     
  16. bcorig

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    “Boyband?” What??!! Turn on your mind and float down stream. Good grief!!!
     
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  17. JuneauMike

    JuneauMike Friend of Leo's

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    No. It comes from personal taste. People are allowed to dislike the Beatles. And let's be clear here, you have no idea where it comes from since you don't know the motives of those who dislike the band. Welcome to TDPRI and don't try so hard, you'll have more fun that way. We shouldn't lose perspective here. They were a rock band, a very good one, but just a rock band. It's not like they are some life-affirming vital resource, like tacos. Its just music.
     
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  18. Rasmuth

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    the Beatles changed the landscape of popular/rock music more than any other band/person in history. To deny it is just remarkably close minded. You can like them or not like them, but no other band had worldwide impact sonically, creatively and visually that they had. No one.
     
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    I still remember the day after the Ed Sullivan Show; that's when the Beatles hit Boonville. I was in the sixth grade, and all the girls were still swooned as they arrived at school. My family didn't have a teevee, so I didn't know what everyone was talking about.

    Every album broke new ground in pop music. My first Beatles record purchase was the White Album, preordered at the Colfax Drug Store. That was late in their run. "Revolver" was a stunner.

    We had an assignment in our history class to write a report on someone who had changed the path of history. I chose the Beatles, and the teacher disallowed it. He said rock bands don't change history. o_O
     
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    I'd heard the Beatles' early songs on oldies radio when I was a kid (in the 80s), and I didn't understand what the hype was all about. But after I started playing guitar as a teenager in the 90s, I discovered their middle and later works, and they taught me more than all of the other rock bands I had been listening to combined.

    They were doing things like using jazzy chord changes and complex harmonies that few rock bands even understood how to do. It wasn't long before bands like the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkel became my favorites, and they are still among my favorites today.
     
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