Beatles: Abbey Road Meaning
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Song Released: 1969
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anonymous Nov 9th, 2011 11:23pm report
Earlier today (11-9-11)Iwrote to you that the sounds at the end of Because were similar to the sounds I experienced while peaking on a full tab of orange barrel sunshine acid (LSD) back in 1969. I was mistaken. I meant the end of You Never Give Me Your Money. You hear crickets and wind chime sounds. I am totally convinced that this is LSD influenced. I don't care if even the Beatles deny this. While I was under the influence of acid at the tender age of 16, I heard those same sounds exactly like on the record. As I saw vivid colors like all those Peter Max art works.Yellow Submarine stuff.
anonymous Aug 1st, 2011 8:14pm report
paul is barefoot because he is following the teachings of the yogi (or whatever) (read come together it is explained). cigarette is in his right hand because of the camera angle.
there is a conspiracy that John is in white symbolizing HIS death. Soon thereafter. weird eh?
anonymous Jul 31st, 2011 7:56pm report
Paul is barefoot because it was a very hot day, not because he's dead. Even if he was dead how could they find another man that's identical and has the same singing voice? Paul is alive and well and performing at Wrigley soon. And to all the Paul is dead believers, I have one thing to say: Since in some countries the dead are buried with shoes on, John, George and Ringo must be the ones who are dead (which is partaways true.) And now the great unanswered question: If he was dead, why would they cover it up?
anonymous Feb 16th, 2011 2:48pm report
you guys are missing so much info like how paul has the cigarette in the wrong hand . often times cigarettes are considered the nails of the coffin. also in the background the closest car has the intials of pauls wife at the time and under it says 28 if meanging he would have been 28 if he hadn't "died" . the cover was actually suppost to be a joke about david chapman because they did know about him at the time. also the dots on the back make a three next to it say beatles and there is a crack in the word beatles meaning the weregoin to break up. lastly the cars are lined up on ndicated was the reaon they thought he was dead besides the fact that strawberry feilds forever played backwards says paul is dead.
What a bunch of morons with your interpretations...Here’s a novel idea! How about getting the interpretation directly from the Beatles...Duh!
REGARDING 'THE MEDLEY' ON ABBEY ROAD
JOHN 1969: "We always have tons of bits and pieces lying around. I've got stuff I wrote around Pepper, because you lose interest after you've had it for years. It was a good way of getting rid of bits of songs. In fact, George and Ringo wrote bits of it... literally in between bits and breaks. Paul would say, 'We've got twelve bars here-- fill it in,' and we'd fill it in on the spot. As far as we're concerned, this album is more 'Beatley' than the double (White) album."
RINGO 1976: "The second side of Abbey Road is my favorite. I love it. 'She Came In Through The Bathroom Window,' and all those bits that weren't songs, I mean, they were just all the bits that John and Paul had around that we roped together."
ON THE ALBUM COVER & 'PAUL IS DEAD' CLUES
PAUL 1974: "I had just turned up at a photo session, and it was a hot day in London, a really nice hot day... and I think I wore sandals. I only had to walk around the corner to the crossing because I lived pretty nearby. And for the photo session I thought, 'I´ll take my sandals off.' You know, so what? Barefoot, nice warm day-- I didn't feel like wearing shoes. So I went around to the photo session and showed me bare feet. Of course, when that comes out and people start looking at it they say, 'Why has he got no shoes on? He´s never done that before.' Okay, you´ve never seen me do it before, but in actual fact it´s just me with my shoes off. Turns out to be some old Mafia sign of death or something."
a couple songs not listed on this site are the following:
HERE COMES THE SUN
GEORGE 1980: "...written at a time when Apple was getting like school, where we had to go and be businessmen-- all this signing accounts, and 'sign this' and 'sign that.' Anyway, it seems as if winter in England goes on forever; by the time spring comes you really deserve it. So one day I decided, 'I'm going to sag-off Apple,' and I went over to Eric Clapton's house. I was walking in his garden. The relief of not having to go and see all those dopey accountants was wonderful. And I was walking around the garden with one of Eric's acoustic guitars, and wrote 'Here Comes The Sun.'"
GEORGE 1969: "Another very melodic tune of Paul's which is also quite nice."
JOHN 1969: "It was up to Paul where he went with violins and what he did with them, and I think he wanted a stright kind of backing-- nothing freaky."
PAUL 1969: "I was just playing the piano in Liverpool at my dad's house, and my sister Ruth's piano book... She was learning piano... and 'Golden Slumbers and your old favorites' was up on the stand, you know-- it was a little book with all those words in it. I was just flipping through it and I came to 'Golden Slumbers.' I can't read music so I didn't know the tune... I can't remember the old tune... So I just started playing 'my' tune to it. And then, I liked the words so I just kept that, you know, and then it fitted with another bit of song I had-- which is the verse in between it. So I just made that into a song. It just happened 'cuz I was reading her book."
The rumors about Pauls death started when a look alike paul contest was held in England. then sgt. Peppers came out and promoted the idea that the "look alike" replaced paul. of course i know this not to be true, because of the research i have done, plus i saw a photograph of the look alike winner years later.
There's more than meets the eye on the Abby Road cover, They were dressed as to go to a funeral, John in white as a priest, I thINK Ringo was next as a usher, Paul as the dead man with no shoes, Geroge dressed as a grave digger.
And if you look way in the back on the right side of the cover you can see a man is standing next to a black hearse.
And I have or we have soooooooo much on who and why John was shot four time into the back and ribs then died at the hospital 2 hours after. Paul said this.
John told Paul a lot and Mark David Chapman should and will be taken care soon if you know what I mean ,this is by far a F'N joke.
Thee MONGOOSE/JOHN LENNON
The theater of it all seems too difficult for many people to grasp. Of course no one thinks Paul is dead. Few thought so then, but the Beatles were masters at the entertainment of it all. They purposely created mystery and welcomed rumors. Playing the game didn't hurt sales. The more intrigue surrounded them, the more people fed on every bit of information they could get, making the Beatles even more interesting.
Many thought there was some grand puzzle with a few clues revealed in many songs and every album. If they solved it first the Beatles would lavishly reward them. They could feed this belief by adding little "clues" and it increased their popularity.
It was fun! Few entertainers today even compare to the entertainment monster the Fab Four were...and still are.
drencrom68 Sep 27th, 2008 9:00pm report
"I mean take John for instance:
When he got shot by Mark Chapman it was HUGE!"
A very valid point that the conspiracists never seem
to take into account.
Paul supposedly died in 1966. Beatlemania was still
very much a living breathing phenomena then.
There is no way that Paul McCartney's death could
have been covered up.
Also, the DJ's at the Detroit station have also come
out and admitted that they were just bored, etc, etc.
When I find the link in my folder, I will post it.
anonymous Aug 7th, 2008 8:13am report
Just to throw this out there.....the cigarette is probably in his right hand because the camera is on his right hand side...
anonymous Mar 19th, 2008 3:58pm report
One has to wonder how McCartney feels about this dumb rumor...
anonymous Jan 30th, 2008 1:04am report
Obviously if something serious happened to Paul they wouldn't have hid it.
I mean take John for instance:
When he got shot by Mark Chapman it was HUGE!
Mark is still in jail to this day and the world was never the same after that.
Then there was George, dying from lung cancer, it didn't appear as big of a deal, but they still let everyone know and it was important.
People love Paul; they would've wanted to know that he died.
Also, if he died, sure there could've been a look-a-like, but a sound-exactly-alike too? Not possible. Paul is a unique artist and would never have been able to be completely duplicated or copied at all!
HE'S ALIVE AS WE SPEAK!
So this whole thing is stupid.
I'm right handed person, I smoke with my left hand sometimes, it doesn't mean a thing. I sometimes walk without shoes or anything, it doesn't mean a thing too, I just wanted to do things I wanna do, anyways I live in a free world. well? what bout you?
What I mean to say is... man!! there's no meaning whatsoever they did in those days!! leave it alone... Enjoy the music while you still can... when you're dead, you won't hear it no more!!
anonymous Aug 31st, 2007 8:28pm report
It was said at that time that there was a Paul look alike contest and the winner had to take Paul's place...of course all of it was bs!
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