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Paul wearing glasses in 1966

Postby EddieV » Thu Dec 28, 2006 2:10 am

When recording Revolver Paul was wearing glasses why??
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Postby Berkeleyan » Thu Dec 28, 2006 5:53 am

Here's a wild guess: He had a hangover that evening/night so had Rayban glasses on bacause the studio lights were bothering him. :wink:
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Postby EddieV » Thu Dec 28, 2006 8:19 am

Berkeleyan wrote:Here's a wild guess: He had a hangover that evening/night so had Rayban glasses on bacause the studio lights were bothering him. :wink:


You might be right :lol: :lol: Never seen him with glasses since
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Postby Berkeleyan » Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:14 am

I just recalled another picture where all thr Beatles are wearing sun glasses: on the back cover of the REVOLVER album (vinyl). It looks as it was taken in the EMI studios.
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Postby Paulo » Sat Dec 30, 2006 5:44 pm

He's showing (not wearing) sunglasses on the cover of My Brave Face single too.

I remember reading somewhere that he was the first to wear those roundglasses that, later, became associated with John.

I had a pair of those roundglases when I was a teenager.. :shock:
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Postby Berkeleyan » Wed Jan 03, 2007 5:40 am

That style of glasses was referred to as "granny glasses".
John adopted them for his character Private Gripweed in Richard Lester's "How I Won the War" (1966) and liked them so much so he kept wearing them.
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Postby Bluebird » Sat Jan 20, 2007 1:28 pm

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Postby EddieV » Sat Jan 20, 2007 2:51 pm

Bluebird wrote:http://beatlesnumber9.com/glasses.jpg

how lovely 8) :lol:


Beautiful :lol:
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Postby james1985 » Sat Jan 20, 2007 8:11 pm

It was all Stockhausen and the avant-garde stuff! "Paulie, have some shades!"
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Postby Berkeleyan » Wed Jan 24, 2007 5:34 am

So it was shades of Stockhausen huh :wink:

Well after the avant garde, the counterculture embraced pop symbols such as granny glasses like Lennon's. The Beatles were a huge influence on them.
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