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The light that’s shining out from you will touch everything that you see…

When Ringo wants to say something, he doesn’t couch it in difficult metaphors.  He keeps it simple. Full lyrics HERE.  

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Just For Today

George’s widow Olivia Harrison said that this song is her favorite of his. Someone on YouTube pointed out that it has two separate guitar solos, which I suppose is the sort of thing that happens when the lead guitarist writes the song.  What I always enjoyed about it is that it seems like something from …

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You Are Part of Everything

“Dear Prudence” is one of my favorite Beatles’ songs, and it turns out to have been a favorite of Jerry Garcia, too. Full lyrics HERE.

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We Saw Yesterday Last Week

Mona and I went to see a Beatle’s tribute band last week, and they were a lot of fun. We didn’t go expecting to relive Beatlemania, we just wanted to sing and dance and enjoy the songs that have become such a part of our lives.  The band we saw, Yesterday: The Beatles’ Tribute, gave …

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The Incredible Side of George

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It’s Easy

“There is nothing to do. Just be. Do nothing. Be. No climbing mountains and sitting in caves. I do not even say: ‘be yourself’, since you do not know yourself. Just be. Having seen that you are neither the ‘outer’ world of perceivables, nor the ‘inner’ world of thinkables, that you are neither body nor …

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Does it mean you don’t love me anymore?

“Don’t Pass Me By” first appeared on The Beatles (aka The White Album).  On his latest album, Give More Love, Ringo Starr slowed it down and made it much, much better: Interestingly, the Georgia Satellites took the same song, sped it up, and made it much, much better: Full lyrics HERE.  

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Why did the four friends cross the road?

Beatles Crossing Cam:  LINK

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You Don’t Really Need It

“A hippie is supposed to be someone who becomes aware– you’re hip if you know what’s going on. But if you’re really hip, you don’t get involved with LSD and things like that. You see the potential that it has and the good that can come from it, but you also see that you don’t …

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A Lamp

In this excerpt from Rob Lowe’s autobiography, Stories I Only Tell My Friends ©2011, a teenage Rob Lowe finds himself alone with Francis Ford Coppola and brings up the obvious: “Francis, I’m sure you hear this a lot, but Godfather was on in the hotel and we all watched it for the hundredth time. What …

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Here. Now.

“It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one.”  ~George Harrison

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Peace and Love

pic.twitter.com/tbqqrl7PL9 — #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) June 21, 2016 Ringo Starr is on Twitter HERE.

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