Sat, 6 May 2006 19:31:18 -0400
edgardo j barbosa...
Is it true that there are subliminal messages in the White Album? Is this an
Just one subliminal message: "This band is on the edge of
disintegration: we can barely stand to be in the same room
together. Don't count on us being around a couple of years from
You don't even need to play the record backwards to hear this
It wasn't necessary to listen to the music. If you held the album cover
just so, the sun would reveal the message. The starkness made it
impossible avoid the text.
All seriousness aside...I thought the more 'independent' approach seemed
a wise if not the only alternative to dissolution.
While the ownership of the tunes wasn't disguised I never felt it was
close to a solo let alone selfish compilation.
Chalk it up to my ignorance or denial, but I hear Beatles, not
I concluded the "This is mine and that is yours, but lets be there for
each other." approach allowed or demanded a good effort for a comrade so
the same would be returned.
If it meant a few more releases closer to the WA than not after AR, I
don't think I'd be saying they gave it up in '69.
No, I don't kid myself that approach would have been enough to keep the
train rollin' a couple years later. And It probably didn't even 'work'
for them in '68 if it was a way to perpetuate...The flame was fading
faster than any formula could revive it.
But I'll not be convinced WA was anything but them, together. I prefer
it to any solo effort.
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You must have been listening to "I'm So Tired".
your currency is worthless...
...none that I'm aware of, unless it's the one about... if you go to India,
you will write some neat songs... ;^)
dave (...send me a postcard...drop me a line stating point of view...)