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I am a HUGE fan who happened to soak up lots and lots of trivia on her way through Beatle land (I`ve been told I have Beatle radar), so I`m able to answer a question about almost anything!

Experience in the area

I'm a professional music teacher, mainly in vocal music. My particular specialty would be questions on the music theory of the Beatles songs, or ending "who sang what" debates.

Education/Credentials

Degree in music education

What do you like about this subject?

The music, obviously.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

Various things.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

While recording "Helter Skelter", George Harrison ran around with a flaming ashtray on his head.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Paul McCartney's been busted for pot about 3 or 4 times, and John Lennon and George Harrison have one bust each. Ringo has none. Go, Ringo!

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2016-05-18 credits:

With most Beatles songs, you can use a general rule of thumb of "you wrote it, you play it," but there are obvious exceptions (George and Ringo singing Lennon/McCartney songs, Paul singing parts of "A

2014-08-11 Song title:

Hello Kenneth,    Paul McCartney used to have a chauffeur named Alf Bicknell to drive him to John Lennon's house for songwriting sessions.  One day, when Alf was driving Paul over to John's house, Paul

2014-01-16 beatles:

It's a loaded question for many reason.  It's definitely over 250 million, but some claim 600 million, and other claim 2.3 BILLION.    Here's why it's hard to come up with one answer:  1) Some countries

2013-10-17 Beatles song that mention Elvis.:

All I can verify is that on the "Live at the BBC" album (of which there is a part 2 coming out next month), there are 3 tracks performed by the Beatles that were first made famous by Elvis Presley.  They

2012-07-02 Beatles:

You're right, the US releases censored the poster.    But it's John on the bed, not George.  A well placed arm prevents you from seeing any naughty parts, but if you see the uncensored version, it's clearly

 

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