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Posted By: Strollin' Johnny
26-Feb-05 - 12:07 PM
Thread Name: What's your favourite John Lennon song?
Subject: RE: What's your favourite John Lennon song?
SW - I have been a Beatles fan since their first TV appearance, before 'Love Me Do' hit the charts in the UK. Being a fan of a particular band doesn't mean I have to behave so immaturely as to deify the members, nor does it preclude me from recognising their individual strengths and weaknesses. IMO, Lennon's weakness was in his writing - not up to the standard of Macca or George Harrison - but his strength (and largely what made the Beatles the ground-breakers they were) was his unique voice, it was the sound of the Beatles. Without Lennon's vocal sound it's unlikely they would ever have been anything like as big as they were/are.

There - what was 'Anti-Beatles League' about that? If you still don't like it, eat my feckin' shorts.