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Brian Epstein: big producer for Beatles The Mersey Sound: named for the river running through Liverpool (Beatles’ hometown) John/Paul wrote a lot of song but many of them became songs for other bands which aren’t so big so they get the songs “BAD TO ME” by Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas - Originally written by Paul/John - Uses 12-string electric guitar, to pay tribute to Beatles and have that Beatles-esque sound; especially after the release of “A Hard Day’s Night” o Rickenbacker 360/12 ”WORLD WITHOUT LOVE” by Peter and Gordon - Written by Paul McCartney without Lennon; backstory with being written for Paul’s GF - 12-string electric; cheesy organ (no shit) “GLORIA” by Them - Included Van Morrison, and this launched his career as a recording artist o o Uses only E, D, and A chords - Ultimate garage band song “GIMME SOME LOVING’” by the Spencer Davis Group - Lead singer is Steve Winwood (17) - Hammond organs “DO WAH DIDDY DIDDY” by Manfred Mann - Jack Bruce is original bass player, but when he leaves for Cream he is replaced by Klaus Voorman who plays bass on Lennon’s first solo album - Wedding bell reference “LOVE POTION #9” by The Searchers - Not on the Epstein label, but also from Liverpool - Came to the “Star Club” in Germany, where the Beatles first played before getting famous “IT’S MY LIFE” by Eric Buron and the Animals - Bass player Chas Chandler o Convinces Jimmy James (Jimi Hendrix) and the Blue Flames o Peter Tork (the Moonkees) makes it possible for him to come over and dominate
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