Amph The Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (or Beatles) thread

Discussion in 'Community' started by Grand_Admiral_Grant, Sep 17, 2006.

  1. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    That Revolution is awesome. Thank you!

    Though not quite as awesome as this...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5eMvDMMUI0
  2. Healer_Leona Manager Emeritus

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    Wow, that is awesome jp. :cool:
  3. YodaKenobi VIP

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    Yeah, I can't wait =P~
  4. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    Some of you might be interested to see what Dhani Harrison is up to.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5huduB0Uf0

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWhj_WEuVZI

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPc9auhRMlU

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRSVeGla0Zc

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPw89FT6WQQ

    (etc)

    May his music career be more fruitful than the Lennon boys'.
  5. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    Macca attends Harrison Walk of Fame star unveiling (with Olivia & Dhani Harrison, Eric Idle, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty and err, Tom Hanks plus others).

    http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/2336471/McCartney-honours-late-bandmate

    [image=http://static.stuff.co.nz/1239757861/490/2336490.jpg]

    [image=http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2009/04/15/article-0-04731896000005DC-128_468x390.jpg]

  6. Aytee-Aytee Force Ghost

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    See, I never could get in to the Beatles.

    I always found The Who to be much more entertaining.
  7. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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  8. zacparis VIP

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    So.. what about this Beatles Rock Band game coming out.
  9. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    It'll be huge, but if they don't have their catalogue on digital download sites by then, it'll be a huge wasted opportunity. Guitar Hero and Rock band have increased music sales by 200-300%

    http://www.google.co.nz/search?q=guitar+hero+rock+band+increase+music+sales

    Still I guess McCartney, Starr and the 2 estates aren't really wanting in funds.


    I've been thinking of buying Guitar Hero for the Wii as it seems a better game all round, with better instruments and downloadable content. But the Rock Band Beatles is making me hold off on making a decision.
  10. The Musical Jedi Force Ghost

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    I remember something in the Beatles biography that came out a few years ago that they're very protective of their songs' rights due to feeling they were manipulated and generally screwed over when the band was still together over such issues. I always thought that was the reason their songs weren't on iTunes or other similar services.

    That being said, I don't think McCartney, Starr, or the 2 estates own all the rights, as Michael Jackson owns part of the publishing rights over the catalogue. I don't know exactly how that plays in, though, not being familiar with the legality of such things.
  11. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    Yeah, Jackson co-owns the Sony/ATV music publishing company. And that has the publishing rights to the Beatles back catalogue. But you can bet Sony & Jackson would be very happy if Beatles tracks were ever allowed to be sold via digital download.
  12. harpua Chosen One

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    My friend Staphanie went to the TM benefit show... and had orchestra seats too.

    She said it was pretty damn amazing.
  13. MarcusP2 Games and Community Reaper

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    The GH instruments work with RB2 on Wii, I can't imagine any reason they wouldn't work with any new RB game. They don't work with RB1, though of course the RB1 instruments don't work with Guitar Hero.
  14. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    Interesting to know.

    I can't afford both GH & RB, so due to The Beatles I'm probably leaning towards RB. We'll see once the reviews for the Beatles game are out.
  15. zacparis VIP

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  16. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    http://kotaku.com/5211194/beatles-rock-band-bundle-detailed

    =P~

    I assume there's also a guitar controller (Rickenbacker, possibly), though the website ( http://www.thebeatlesrockband.com/ ) has a Gretch or Gibson hollow body (I'm sure one of the resident guitar heads will confirm what it's actually based on) displayed, so who knows?
  17. zacparis VIP

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    Still, if the whole package is US$250, that'll be what, NZ$450-500? That's a lot of dough for one game.
  18. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    I know. Highly unlikely I'll be able to afford it.

    The trick is to somehow get two, and then sell one at stupidly inflated prices once the limited edition run is exhausted.
  19. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    Mar. This Beatles thread has been unlocked.

    That is all for now.
  20. Mar17swgirl Chosen One

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    Aww, so sweet of you to up it just for me, jaypee. :p [:D]

    I'm now listening to Revolution 1 (Take 20) - it's great, by the way - and am again amazed at how much Dhani looks like his father.

    Oh, and simply can't WAIT to get my hand on the remastered albums! :D
  21. Mar17swgirl Chosen One

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  22. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    [image=http://www.lohangroupie.com/wp-content/uploads/alexanderpred.jpg] [image=http://www.cgm.pl/images/news/james_mccartney.jpg]
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    The Beatles: TNG
  23. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    Fantastic! I see there are a bunch of others (Monkees, Astley, A-ha) checking those out now, hop[e they're as good.
  24. Mar17swgirl Chosen One

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    They should TOTALLY play together.
  25. MariahJSkywalker Poopoo Head

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    You know, for years I didn't get the love for the Beatles. But I've kinda fallen in love with them, on my old last.fm profile they ended up my top artist.:p