Talk:The Beatles

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Edgar O. Cruz[edit]

Sorry if I'm being nitpicky, but is mentioning that the musicologist is black really necessary? Just not sure why it would be relevant, is all. Blitz (Complaints Box) 15:43, 16 September 2015 (UTC)

You're not being nitpicky - well, I suppose it could be said that the Beatles were ripping off African American music without crediting the originals. But the whole section needs to go. It's hideous and, OK, maybe I'm biased, but a section that is nothing but put downs of one of the greatest song writing teams of the 20th century is a little beneath us. Doxys Midnight Runner (talk) 17:05, 16 September 2015 (UTC)
I wondered if that was the inference the article was trying to make; that a black musicologist thinks the Beatles were ripping off black music (which is par for the course in rock'n'roll history). The article didn't explicitly say that, though, so bringing the guy's race into it was out of the blue to me. Blitz (Complaints Box) 09:33, 17 September 2015 (UTC)
Everyone copies from everyone, that's how great songs are written.--Arisboch ☞✍☜☞✉☜ ∈)☼(∋ 17:15, 16 September 2015 (UTC)
What is more, as someone who actually remembers She Loves You coming out - OK, I know it's not the first but it was the song that changed popular music - we had never heard anything like that before. It was truly mind blowing. I guess Jailhouse Rock must have had the same impact but I'm not that old. Doxys Midnight Runner (talk) 17:24, 16 September 2015 (UTC)

John Coleman[edit]

Why was this edit reverted? This is common knowledge and time and time again this site continues to fail me. Even for your "skeptical" minds that info needs to be a tiny bit palatable? I feel fighting any point you people disagree with with facts is completely useless.--ReptoidKiller (talk) 11:38, 28 July 2017 (UTC)

Your photo from earlier was just an (admittedly shoddy and deceitful) photoshop of a popular Yellow Submarine promotional. Any Beatles Fan like me would have immediately known that. That alone is enough for me to doubt anything further you have to say.
When you provide a name and book title I can't even find on Wikipedia, I feel it's up to you to provide us a source. You could have easily pulled that from another conspiracy theorist who himself pulled it out of his ass for all we know. Do that, and we might take you mildly more seriously.--Spoony (talk) 11:46, 28 July 2017 (UTC)

Yoko Ono[edit]

The last paragraph on Yoko Ono is terrible. It's badly written and the identity of her cousin is neither here nor there. Also the attached footnote (4) is nonsensical with it's claim that it's 'highly likely' that her feminism is a 'hypocrisy against the western world'. I'm going to delete it if no-one objects. Effy Midwinter (talk) 23:49, 22 June 2021 (UTC)

It's OK to just shoot that kind of shit on sight. Fullest Nelson (talk) 01:01, 23 June 2021 (UTC)
It seems to be back. Kencolt (talk) 13:21, 9 August 2021 (UTC)
Then I'll erase that part first. But is true that she visited the Yasukuni Shrine.--Umaru16 (talk) 22:57, 9 August 2021 (UTC)

Ringo Starr[edit]

Only non-drummers say "he was the luckiest person alive" (I am a drummer by the way). Most drummers recognize that he was a good drummer, and that you don't need to be technically complex, you just have to be in the song. I think it's just a weird unnecessary insult and doesn't really fit.