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What number single was it? Where did it get to in the charts?
Second single. No.1
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What did it begin as?
A slow ballad
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What did George Martin tell them to do?
Speed it up
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When was it released?
11th January 1963
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Example of repetitiveness in the lyrics?
1st verse same as the 3rd
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What instruments were the Beatles playing?
Paul- voice, bass guitar; John- voice, rhythm guitar, harmonica; George- voice, lead guitar; Ringo- drums
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What key was the song in?
E mjaor
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How many beats in each bar?
4
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What was the duration of the song?
2 min 1 sec
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How were the lyrics typical of earlier songs?
About relationship between boy and girl
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What chord was used in the intro?
E major
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What 2 instruments played the melody line?
Harmonica and lead guitar
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How many phrases in verse 1? How many bars in each?
4 phrases, 4 bars
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What did Paul and John each sing? What style was this similar to?
Paul- constant E, John- descending melody. Everley Brothers style
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What chords do they use? What are these called? Where are they used?
E, A, B. Primary Chords. Blues
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What 4 changes does the 'come on's' include?
Syncopated rhythm, George added, choral response, melody rises in pitch
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What octave leap does the climax of the verse include?
Leap to high B
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How many bars is the bridge? How many in the link?
8 bars. 2 bars
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What does the melody line include towards the end?
Octave leap
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What instrument does the link use?
Harmonica
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What does the song not do which is unusual?
Fade out
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What chords do the last 3 bars include? What key don't they belong to?
C, G. E key
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What does Ringo supply?
Quirky semiquaver drum rhythms
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