Label: Parlophone - PCSO 7067-8 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Album, Repress, Stereo • Country: Australia • Genre: Rock • Style: Rock & Roll, Pop Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Experimental
The song was recorded at EMI Studios on 8 October and was completed including all overdubs the same day. The group also started and completed the Lennon-composed " I'm So Tired " during the same recording session. Along with Lennon, the song also contains co-lead vocals by Yoko OnoIve Seen The Word - Blancmange - Happy Families only song recorded by the group to feature lead vocals by a non-member.
This song mocks the actions of a young American named Richard The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill - The Beatles - The Beatles. According to his mother, both she and her son maintained friendly relations with all of the Beatles except for Lennon, who by Cooke de Herrera's account was "a genius" but distant and contemptuous of the wealthy American Cooke de Herrera and her clean-cut, college-attending son.
According to Nancy's life account, Beyond Gurusthe genesis of the song occurred when she, Rik, and several others, including guides, set out upon elephants to hunt for a tiger allegedly presented by their Indian guide as a traditional act. The pack of elephants was attacked by a tiger, which was shot by Rik.
Rik was initially proud Martin Carr - The Breaks his quick reaction and posed for a photograph with his prize. However, Rik's reaction to the slaying was mixed, as he has not hunted since. Nancy claims that all present recognised the necessity of Rik's action, but that Lennon's reaction was scornful and sarcastic, asking Rik: "But wouldn't you call that slightly life-destructive?
Lennon later told his version of the story in a Playboy interview, stating that: "'Bungalow Bill' was written about a guy in Maharishi's meditation camp who took a short break Sonate For Pianoforte Op.
73 In D Minor - Ignaz Brüll, Alexandra Oehler - Piano Works go shoot a few poor tigers, and then came back to commune with God. A Victory Of Love - Alphaville - Forever Young sort of a teenage social-comment song and a bit of a joke. People fled this newcomer, and no one was sorry when she left the ashram after a short time to go tiger hunting, unaware that their presence had inspired a new Beatles song — 'Bungalow Bill.
The note-sequence of the melody for the opening line, "Hey Bungalow Bill" is identical to that beginning "Stay as Sweet as You Are", the title line of the song. Both songs also subsequently rephrase the line at a lower pitch, adding to the possibility of a link.
The song opens with a flamenco guitar phrase, played from a standard Mellotron bank of pre-recorded rhythms and phrases by studio engineer Chris Thomas. It is unknown how the sample was The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill - The Beatles - The Beatles . The opening guitar solo is followed by the chorus in the key of C major, shifting between V G on "Bungalow" and iv Fm on "what did you".
The Mellotron reappears during the verses, played by Lennon, using mandolin samples, and during the outro, played by Thomas, using trombone samples.
Lennon, who wrote the song, is the primary lead singer. At the very end of the song, Lennon can be heard yelling "Ay up! He agreed with Lennon's statement that the song is "a bit of fun" and that "despite arriving early on, "Bungalow Bill" lingers in the mind as a slice of tone-shifting oddness. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Main article: The Beatles at Rishikesh. Retrieved 4 April The Songwriting Secrets of the Beatles. Music Sales Limited. Omnibus Press. The Independent.
Retrieved 27 March Mojo Cover CDs. Archived from the original on 9 September Retrieved 3 September All Music. Retrieved 7 September Cabrera, Enrique Only Some Northern Songs. Retrieved 10 November Blue Dolphin Publishing. Farrow, Mia What Falls Away. MacDonald, Ian London: Pimlico Rand. Sheff, David New York: St. Martin's Press. The Beatles White Album. Rubber Soul Revolver Sgt. Hidden categories: Use dmy dates from January Use British English from January Pages using deprecated image syntax Articles with hAudio microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Namespaces Article Talk.
Nadie Como Tú (A Dueto Con Leonel García) - Presuntos Implicados - La Noche 2 (Desde La Ciudad De Mé, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown - The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, One World (Not Three) - The Police - Ghost In The Machine, Polar Nights - Scorpions - Tokyo Tapes, Basic Space - The XX - xx