mus 354 Beatles Notes III section 3

mus 354 Beatles Notes III section 3 - Section III part 13 -...

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Section III part 13 - Late '66/ Early '67: [ HBW Audio ] = Highband Width Audio Clip (Cable/DSL) [ LBW Audio ] = Lowband Width Audio Clip (Dial-Up) - Late 1966 - -last U.S. concert- S.F. -John meets Yoko Ono - Early 1967 - -new "double A" sided single [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] Song: "Penny Lane" -remixed version from Anthology 2 - bridge featuresEnglish horn and trumpets, later disregarded -extra piccolo trumpet at end -Paul's song, with John's help -lyrics are nostalgic, use slang -Paul plays Arco string bass and flute, John and G. Martin onpiano, Ringo and George on percussion -major and minor key shifts -promo film made, Beatles now have facial hair! [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] Song: "Strawberry Fields Forever" -psychedelic nostalgia song, surreal lyrics -great use of various sounds and instruments -album version combined two takes first recorded at differentspeeds, then adjusted and remixed -bizarre promo film made -John says "cranberry sauce" at end, misheard as "Iburied Paul" [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] -Strawberry Fields demo sequence: -(1) John alone at home, -(2) take 1 in studio,alternate arrangement, -(3) take 7 with extra verse and longerending [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ]
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Section III part 14 - Sgt. Pepper 1: [ HBW Audio ] = Highband Width Audio Clip (Cable/DSL) [ LBW Audio ] = Lowband Width Audio Clip (Dial-Up) - Summer 1967 - -Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club (album) released -soundtrack for '67 "Summer of Love"- hippie movement,album unifies its audience -huge impact on culture at large -elevated Pop art and music -huge advanced sales and chart success -"album of the century"- Rolling Stone magazine -"concept" album- songs segue into other songs- programmedlike concert -music influenced by Beach Boys and Frank Zappa -Paul and assistant Mal Evans conceive name & Beatles' "alterego band" concept [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] -masterpiece of studio sounds and techniques- innovative and experimental -takes 700 hours and $75,000 to record -Beatles' marijuana use influenced process and product -first album "package"- includes cardboard inserts,lyrics printed on back [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] -front cover famous Pop art- Beatles in Victorian band uniformsnext to wax figures of younger Beatles, in front of famous peoplecutouts -Beatles have mixed reviews regarding album -some critics feel songs not as good as last two albums
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