The Beatles Midterm Flashcards

Sgt. Pepper
Terms Definitions
eleanor rigby
skuffelse (en)
Paul McCartney
Bass Gutairest/Vocals
George Harrison
Lead Gutairest/Vocals
Rubber Soul
norwegian wood
Julian and Sean
John's children
stilbunke (en)
pile of papers
Getting Better
The Beatles 1967
August 1966
Yellow submarine/eleanor rigby
where was "searchin" recorded?
decca, london
Good Day Sunshine
The Beatles 1966
influential music on john
chuck berry
experimentation with drugs and alternative forms of sexuality, an interest in Eastern religion, and a rejection of materialism. Hippy Hippy Shake. The Roulettes La Bamba
Linda Eastman
Our darling Paul's first wife
when was "love me do" recorded?
a permanent cardiac or arterial dilation usually caused by weakening of the vessel wall
John Lennon
which beatle was murdered in NYC?
gjøre narr av
to make a fool of
who helped with the chorus of "michelle"?
The Year of their Candlestick Park Performance.
Bis wann gaben die Beatles Live-Konzerte?
bis 1966
Let it be (song)
most successful Beatles single
Revolver (Album), AABA form, lyrics about a Dr. from NYC who gave acid, speed, etc. to artists & famous people
"Dr. Robert"
Pete Best
the name of the original drummer was?
please please me
(love me do, twist and shout)
who is the primary songwriter of "come together"
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club (Reprise)
The Beatles 1967
Eleanor Rigby
(-powerful intro with 3 vocals and strings)
-no instruments by the beatles, theyre just singing. only string quartet
-george martin writes all the string stuff
-sound about loneliness
Who played drums in certain songs on White Album?
Revolver (Album), simple verse form, indian influence/used sitar again, similar to "Norwegian Wood"
"Love You To"
the beatle who is often called the leader of the group; much of his childhood was spent with his Aunt Mimi
yesturday and today{controversial album cover}
(nowhere man, im only sleeping, yesturday, and your bird can sing)
on whose american tv show did the beatles perform in february 1964?
ed sullivan
Bango, Whales
where did the Beatles study with a Maharishi?
Wie hieß das letztes Album der Beatles?
Let It Be
Norewegian Wood
(is probably what the sitar is made out of)
-George with the sitar
-about an extramartial affair
-lyrics are more illusive and have richer imagery - more complex issues
-released: less complex version
-emphasize acoustic guitar work
-ABA triangle song structure
-george has eastern mysticism and religious ideas
Her Majesty on Abbey Road
Recorded early
Was initially supposed to follow Mean Mr. Mustard
Instead of putting it within the album, they threw it at the end
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Album), contrasting verse-chorus form, lyrics use 3-part scheme, related to "I'm Looking Through You," "Eleanor Rigby," "Michelle," and "Yesterday"
"She's Leaving Home"
Apple Records
what was the name of the record label started and owned by the Beatles
what song did paul write for ringo in 1965?
"yellow sumbarine"
Welche Neuerung bei Plattenaufnahmen führten die Beatles ein?
Sie engagierten als erste Band Gastmusiker bei ihren Plattenaufnahmen.
Let it be (album)
The final album released by the Beatles
Was recorded before Abbey Road, but released after
Green onions
Booker T and the MGs mod song and Hammond organ original, Memphis soul influenced northern soul, 12 bar blues, inspired jazz, integrated group
what was the original title of "tomorrow never knows"?
"mark 1" OR "the void"
doctor robert
... i have to ask doctor... what am i on? LSD?
Can't Buy Me Love
Song Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Can't buy me love, love
Can't buy me love
I'll buy you a diamond ring my friend if it makes you feel alright
I'll get you anything my friend if it makes you feel alright
'Cause I don't care too much for money, money can't buy me love
I'll give you all I got to give if you say you love me too
I may not have a lot to give but what I got I'll give to you
I don't care too much for money, money can't buy me love
Can't buy me love, everybody tells me so
Can't buy me love, no no no, no
Say you don't need no diamond ring and I'll be satisfied
Tell me that you want the kind of thing that money just can't buy
I don't care too much for money, money can't buy me love
Where was "in spite of all the danger" recorded?
liverpool, with percy phillips
Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite
Album: Sgt. Pepper
Last song on side 1; was originally intended to be track 3
Shifts from quadruple meter to triple meter
Instruments: harmonium (sounds like a harmonica), harmonicas (George and Ringo), Paul on lead guitar, John & George Martin on organs, backwash (organ with steam air)
Waltz is in triple meter
Song abruptly ends, which has the effect of driving and coming to a halt
Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames yeh yeh yeh
Influenced by green onions, mod song original, Hammond organ, covered blues, mods didn't like uk people,
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