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Beatles as Songwriters

Postby Craigerb » Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:51 am

What is the EARLIEST song that proved Lennon-McCartney & George were not just successful songwriters but songwriting geniuses?
I'll nominate "A Day in the Life" for Lennon-McCartney & "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" for George.
Any advance?
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Re: Beatles as Songwriters

Postby james1985 » Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:50 am

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Re: Beatles as Songwriters

Postby Harrythebannister » Thu Jan 31, 2013 6:07 am

Craigerb wrote:What is the EARLIEST song that proved Lennon-McCartney & George were not just successful songwriters but songwriting geniuses?
I'll nominate "A Day in the Life" for Lennon-McCartney & "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" for George.
Any advance?


I would say much earlier than this ....."Yesterday" - Paul, "In My Life" - John & "Taxman" - George.
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Re: Beatles as Songwriters

Postby EddieV » Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:31 am

Harrythebannister wrote:
Craigerb wrote:What is the EARLIEST song that proved Lennon-McCartney & George were not just successful songwriters but songwriting geniuses?
I'll nominate "A Day in the Life" for Lennon-McCartney & "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" for George.
Any advance?


I would say much earlier than this ....."Yesterday" - Paul, "In My Life" - John & "Taxman" - George.


Yes, maybe And I Love her from Paul
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Re: Beatles as Songwriters

Postby Craigerb » Thu Jan 31, 2013 4:03 pm

Harrythebannister wrote:
Craigerb wrote:What is the EARLIEST song that proved Lennon-McCartney & George were not just successful songwriters but songwriting geniuses?
I'll nominate "A Day in the Life" for Lennon-McCartney & "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" for George.
Any advance?


I would say much earlier than this ....."Yesterday" - Paul, "In My Life" - John & "Taxman" - George.


Agreed on all of these.

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Earlier & great, but not yet genius.
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Re: Beatles as Songwriters

Postby efghijiloveyou » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:29 am

She Loves You, I Want to Hold Your Hand, Love You To. Hey, just cause they're early doesn't mean they're disqualified for being the result of genius.
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Re: Beatles as Songwriters

Postby mr h atom » Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:28 pm

~X(

every sane person knows that, while mccartney/lennon were often great early and throughout thier storied, short-lived existence s a songwriting team...

they never hit genius until......


you know my name, look up the number


.....and never returned to that lofty level of perfection !!!

the very fact they could not reproduce that true genius...is the true reason why the band broke up

no where geniusy-level after that...no sir
lift up your head...and remember what your life is !
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Re: Beatles as Songwriters

Postby Harrythebannister » Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:26 pm

That ones right up there with "All Together On The Wireless Machine".....Even when they goofed about, they were still geniuses. :smile:
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Re: Beatles as Songwriters

Postby Girl4Beats » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:25 pm

I will vote with James. I absolutely love Meet the Beatles/With the Beatles. But then, I like almost anything from that group. Geniuses or not.

Writing. . . . can't think of anything. I am listening to the music.
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