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This is one of those bootlegs you'll fall in love with

The Beatles acoustic White Album (aka The Esher Sessions) !? Heck yeah.

The precise date is unknown, but towards the end of May 1968 The Beatles met at Kinfauns, George Harrison's bungalow in Esher, Surrey. There they recorded demo versions of a number of songs written in India, 19 of which later appeared on the White Album.

The 27 songs believed to have been taped at Kinfauns were recorded on Harrison's Ampex four-track reel-to-reel tape recorder. They were mostly grouped together by the composer of each song, although John Lennon's songs were more scattered across the day. They were most likely taped in this order:

0:00 Back in the USSR

3:00 Dear Prudence

7:45 Not Guilty

10:49 Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da

14:03 Rocky Raccoon

17:02 The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill

19:50 What's The New Mary Jane

22:35 Sexy Sadie

25:16 Yer Blues

28:53 Revolution

33:10 While My Guitar Gently Weeps

35:54 Blackbird

38:40 Mother Nature's Son

41:09 Child of Nature (AKA Jealous Guy)

43:57 I'm So Tired

47:10 Julia

Most of the recordings were widely bootlegged, although the release of Anthology 3 resulted in previously-unheard demos of the four final songs. The seven Kinfauns demos included on Anthology 3 - licensed to Apple by George Harrison - were also of a better quality than the bootlegs.

It is possible that not all of the demos were recorded at Kinfauns, and it has been speculated that some were recorded alone by the songs' composers. Alternatively, previously-made recordings may have been brought to Harrison's house for overdubbing, but, again, this is far from clear.

Of the songs unreleased by The Beatles in 1968, perhaps the best known is Child Of Nature. This was inspired by a Maharishi Mahesh Yogi lecture, and was lyrically similar to Mother Nature's Son. Lennon later reused the melody for 1971's Jealous Guy.

What's The New Mary Jane was based around a nursery rhyme-style melody, and in the studio became one of Lennon's first avant garde compositions. It remained unreleased until Anthology 3, despite Lennon's various attempts to have it released by The Beatles or the Plastic Ono Band.

Two of Lennon's songs, Mean Mr Mustard and Polythene Pam, were held back until 1969's Abbey Road, when they became part of the 'long medley'.

Just one of Paul McCartney's songs - Junk - was unreleased by The Beatles, although they returned to it during the Get Back sessions in early 1969. It eventually found a home on McCartney's first solo album.

Harrison fared less well, with three of the five demos failing to be included on the White Album. A studio version of Not Guilty should have appeared on that record, although it was eventually included on Anthology 3. Circles, meanwhile, wasn't issued until Harrison's 1982 solo album Gone Troppo.

Sour Milk Sea was given to Apple recording artist Jackie Lomax. It was his debut single later in 1968, produced by Harrison with McCartney on bass and Ringo Starr on drums.

Posted by bathroommonkey76 | Thu Mar 30, 2017, 01:57 AM (4 replies)

This Diagram Shows Nunes' Conflict Of Interests In Investigating Trump

Posted by bathroommonkey76 | Wed Mar 29, 2017, 10:53 AM (5 replies)

College Classmate: Neil Gorsuch Attacked Anti-Apartheid & Civil Rights Protesters & Defended Contras

Posted by bathroommonkey76 | Thu Mar 23, 2017, 06:59 PM (6 replies)

Dylan gives rare interview, talks Sinatra, Elvis

This is your third album of standards in a row Ė Shadows in the Night was a big surprise and a really nice one. Fallen Angels was a sweet encore. Now you really upped the ante. Did you feel after the first two, you had unfinished business?

I did when I realized there was more to it than I thought, that both of those records together only were part of the picture, so we went ahead and did these.

Why did you decide to release three discs of music at once?

Itís better that they come out at the same time because thematically they are interconnected, one is the sequel to the other and each one resolves the previous one.

Each disc is 32 minutes long Ė you could have put it all on 2 CDs. Is there something about the 10 song, 32 minute length that appeals to you?

Sure, itís the number of completion. Itís a lucky number, and itís symbolic of light. As far as the 32 minutes, thatís about the limit to the number of minutes on a long playing record where the sound is most powerful, 15 minutes to a side. My records were always overloaded on both sides. Too many minutes to be recorded or mastered properly. My songs were too long and didnít fit the audio format of an LP. The sound was thin and you would have to turn your record player up to nine or ten to hear it well. So these CDs to me represent the LPs that I should have been making.

Whatís the challenge of singing with a live horn section?

No challenge, itís better than overdubbing them.

You like to be spontaneous in the studio, but here youíre working with tight arrangements and charts. Did that require a new way of thinking for you?

It did at first but then I got used to it. Thereís enough of my personality written into the lyrics so that I could just focus on the melodies within the arrangements. As a vocalist youíre restricted within definite harmonic patterns. But you have more control within those patterns than you would if there were no boundaries whatsoever, it actually takes less thought, hardly any thinking. So I guess you could call that a new way of thinking.

Read more of this lengthy interview with Bill Flanagan on Bob's website:


Bob's new album ''Triplicate' will be released on March 31.

Posted by bathroommonkey76 | Thu Mar 23, 2017, 05:01 PM (6 replies)

Man arrested at White House gate claimed Trump telepathy link

A Virginia man charged with making a bomb threat at a White House gate claimed to be communicating with President Donald Trump telepathically and said the bomb he had claimed to have was actually an asteroid, according to court documents filed on Monday.

Sean Keoughan, 29, of Roanoke, was arrested late on Saturday after he drove up to a White House checkpoint in a stolen Impala rental car. He got out and told Secret Service officers that he had a bomb, an Secret Service affidavit said.

"There's a bomb in the trunk. This is a test," he said before putting his hands in the air and being handcuffed.

Keoughan said he had a bag in the trunk containing an asteroid. He said that Trump had told him to tell officers that it held a bomb, the court filing said.

Keoughan said he was in touch with Trump telepathically through a process that let him communicate with high-level officials, the Secret Service and Delta Force, an elite Army unit, the affidavit said.

Read more:

Posted by bathroommonkey76 | Mon Mar 20, 2017, 08:40 PM (11 replies)

Owner of Phoenix Trump billboard: It will stay up as long as Trump is president

A menacing Donald Trump is gazing down on Phoenix's Grand Avenue.

The president is flanked by mushroom clouds and swastikas configured like dollar signs.

"I think a lot of people are feeling this way and I'm just trying to express what I think is on a lot of people's minds these days," the billboard's artist, Karen Fiorito, said Friday in an interview from her California home.

"Something that really concerned us was this idea of a dictatorship where things were going in a certain direction."

But look closely at the mushroom clouds and you'll see clown faces. There's a Russian flag on Trump's lapel.

"I tried to put a little bit of humor in things that are really dark and hard to take," Fiorito said.

Read more: http://www.12news.com/news/politics/owner-of-phoenix-trump-billboard-it-will-stay-up-as-long-as-trump-is-president/423507653

Posted by bathroommonkey76 | Sat Mar 18, 2017, 09:22 PM (71 replies)
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