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Music 354 (Test 2) Notes: Early 1964- Paris concerts – record songs in German #1 U.S. hit with “I Want to Hold Your Hand” 2/7/64 – Beatles arrive in U.S. 73 million people watch Ed. Sullivan show performance U.S. tour – group has top five songs on Hot 100 Late’64 A Hard Day’s Night Film Well-received, great songs and fun footage A Hard Day’s Night album First all-originals album John writes most of songs George uses 12 string guitar Double-tracked vocal often used More sophisticated used of studio techniques “A Hard Day’s Night” #1 U.S. and U.K. Take one previously unreleased John’s song, inspired by Ringo – Paul sings middle section (bridge) Created and completed in 24 hours for film – not performed in movie 1964 - 1965 concert song Video: The Complete Beatles (Delilah Production) Liverpool, England Till ’64, Beatles have been for 8 years “Skiffle” John’s music career began at age 10 (harmonica) Paul with John “Quarry Men” Allan Williams – Beatles first manager Johnny and the moondogs >>> the Silver Beatles >>> the Beatles Tony Sheridan 1959 Billy Kramer Bob Wooler – Cavern club DJ Creative exploration EMI Great producers, charm the press every time Polyphone Capitol U.S. EMI (parent Corp. European based)
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“And I Love Her” Unreleased take features elec. Guitar by George Paul’s song, sings solo – early ballad style –acoustic guitar Effective key change at guitar solo On album, Latin percussion by George and Ringo Drum set on the take Over 300 cover versions by the 70’s “I Call Your Name” Written by John for Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas Recorded and completed in seven takes Unusual chord progression 12 string guitar by George “Things We Said Today” Recorded live on BBC radio Paul’s song – B side of “A Hard Day’s Night” Verse is romantic (minor key), bridge is bright (major key), - Becomes composing formula – ballad of a beat “I’ll Be Back” Unreleased takes 2 and 3 Take 2 in 3 time, take 3 in 4 time 4 4 John’s song, Paul sings duet “Can’t Buy Me Love” Unreleased take features extra background vocals Recorded while in Paris Paul confuses words on own song Huge advanced sales Used for big “escape” scene in A Hard Day’s Night 1964 - ’65 concert song “If I Fell” John’s song – autobiographical Fresh chords on intro Early ballad style Effective close vocal harmony Guitar harmonica by George ’64 concert song “Leave My Kitten Alone” Take 5 – much sought after rarity before ‘95
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On Anthology 1 Cover song by Little Willie John Black song Blues guitar solo by George Late ’64 – World Tour 45 “I Feel Fine, She’s a woman – b side
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This note was uploaded on 06/26/2008 for the course MUS 354 taught by Professor Lawrence during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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