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She Loves You – Song Lyric Sunday – would/could/should/might

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She Loves You – Song Lyric Sunday – would/could/should/might 

https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2019/11/09/modal-verbs/

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Today, for SLS, Jim Adams of ‘A Unique Title For Me’, has given us a prompt he calls modal verbs – would/could/should/might. Thanks, Jim.

To join in this fun weekly musical challenge, and see other entries, just click the above link.

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I read the whole Wiki article about how this song came about, and it’s pretty interesting. You can find it … here

But, here are a few tidbits:

  • …They began writing the song on {a} tour bus, and continued later that night at their hotel
  • …unusually for a love song, the lyrics are not about the narrator’s love for someone else; instead the narrator functions as a helpful go-between for estranged lovers
  • The “yeah, yeah, yeah” refrain proved an immediate, infectious musical hook.
  • In November 2004, Rolling Stone ranked “She Loves You” number 64 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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“She Loves You”, by the Beatles, was released as a single in 1963. It was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and is on the Capitol – Swan, and Parlophone labels.

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[Chorus: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

[Verse 1: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
You think you’ve lost your love
Well, I saw her yesterday
It’s you she’s thinking of
And she told me what to say

[Refrain: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
She says she loves you
And you know that can’t be bad
Yes, she loves you
And you know you should be glad

[Verse 2: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
She said you hurt her so
She almost lost her mind
But now she said she knows
You’re not the hurting kind

[Refrain: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
She says she loves you
And you know that can’t be bad
Yes, she loves you
And you know you should be glad, ooh

She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah
With a love like that
You know you should be glad

[Verse 3: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
You know it’s up to you
I think it’s only fair
Pride can hurt you, too
Apologise to her

[Refrain: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
Because she loves you
And you know that can’t be bad
She loves you
And you know you should be glad, ooh

[Chorus: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah
With a love like that
You know you should be glad

[Outro: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
With a love like that
You know you should be glad
With a love like that
You know you should be glad
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

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Lyrics found on Genius Lyrics

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Song Lyric Sunday – Girls

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Song Lyric Sunday Theme for 12/16/18

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Today, for SLS, the topic prompt is ‘girls’. Thanks, Helen!

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The first time I heard this song, and all the songs on the “Rubber Soul” album was at a slumber party with my friends. We all loved the songs.

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“Girl”, by The Beatles, was released in 1965 from the album, “Rubber Soul”. It was written by John Lennon, but credited to Lennon-McCartney, and is on the Parlophone label.

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This is my copy of the Rubber Soul album. It is on the Capitol label, though.

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A to Z BLOG CHALLENGE 2016 – LETTER O

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A to Z BLOG CHALLENGE 2016 – LETTER O 4bd62ad9-ea74-4273-967b-7c426c911c61 IMG_2356

Hi – and Happy Monday!

Today we have the letter O to work with. Let’s see what the Mystery Box Chickens have unwrapped for us today. 🙂

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Letter O is for…”Ob-li-di, ob-la-da” (Life Goes On)

The Beatles song, “Ob-li-di, ob-la-da” (Life Goes On), was written by Paul McCartney, and released in 1968. John Lennon was also mentioned as co-writer, but that is questionable, as he’d made it known he didn’t care for the song.

The title was said to have come from an acquaintance of Paul’s, the Nigerian conga player, Jimmy Scott-Enuakpor. He declared that it was an exclusive family saying, and it should be acknowledged as such. Paul disagreed, believing anyone could say the words, which meant life goes on. There were legal actions taken, resulting in the matter taken care of. (source: Wikipedia)

A fun fact – the song was used as the opening theme to a TV drama show, that ran from 1989-1993, called “Life Goes On”.

However the song came to be recorded, I like it. Do you?

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Letter O is for…Olympics

In the summer of 1972, the Olympic Games were held in Munich, Germany. On the 5th and 6th of September, the Palestinian group, Black September, took 11 Israeli athletes hostage, among others, and massacred them all.

I was there. Actually, my husband, some friends, and I had gone to the Olympics a few days before the hostage situation took place. We enjoyed our day there, but later, when we heard what had happened, it was shocking to think we had been so close to it all.

For the longer story of our visit, I wrote a piece for the A to Z Blog Challenge a couple of years ago on here. To read the story, please click the link here

These are some photos of our tickets and the stadium, where we watched some events while we were there.

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Find out more about the A to Z Blog Challenge by clicking below:

http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/p/what-is-blogging-from-to-z.html

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NAHAIWRIMO – # 4 – ZEBRA or ZEBRA CROSSING

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Today’s Haiku prompt word is Zebra or Zebra Crossing (pedestrian walkway stripes on a road)

To find out more about National Haiku Writing Month, click below:

http://www.nahaiwrimo.com/

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PHOTO OP

Beatles album pose

Zebra crossing – Abbey Road

Famous tourist spot

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