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Topic: Yesterday (song)

  The Beatles - Yesterday song facts and lyric meanings
For years, it was also the song with the most radio plays, but in 1999 BMI music publishing reported that "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" had passed it.
In addition to the strings, this is notable as one of the first Pop songs to use elements of Classical Music.
This was the first Beatles song that could not be reproduced live without additional musicians.
www.rock-songs.com /songfacts/yesterday-beatles.html   (700 words)

  Yesterday (song) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although written solely by McCartney, the song was credited to both himself and John Lennon as "Lennon/McCartney", as were all Beatles songs written by either of the pair (although they were sometimes credited in the opposite order as "McCartney/Lennon").
McCartney originally claimed he had written "Yesterday" during the Beatles' tour of France in 1964; however, the song was not released until the summer of 1965.
The tonic key of the song is F major (although, since McCartney tuned his guitar down a whole step, he was playing the chords as if it were in G), where the song begins before veering off into the relative minor key of D minor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yesterday_(song)   (2147 words)

 BBC News | ENTERTAINMENT | Yesterday is top pop song
Yesterday by the Beatles has been named the greatest pop song since 1963 in a list compiled by Rolling Stone magazine and music channel MTV.
They admitted their list was based on songs that had the most influence on popular culture, not necessarily the best songs.
In all, there are 16 songs from the 1960s, 27 from the 1970s and 28 each from the 1980s and 1990s.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/1027940.stm   (473 words)

 The Best Song! - Topix
That's a great Johnny Green song as sung in the movie, "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" The song was also versioned as the title music instrumental.
I can't stand anything that's on the radio because they play the same songs over and over and over again and again.
Incredibly depressing song if you lost a loved one.
www.topix.net /forum/topstories/T1JJ49IKMMM4TAQ73   (1045 words)

 First Bird of the Morning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The song is a signal that yesterday's song has ended and been put away and that this song is the beginning of the celebration of this day.
Sometimes, the song of yesterday shrilled and screamed so loudly that it drown out the song of today for her.
It was a song of accident and tragedy.
www.unc.edu /courses/pre2000fall/jomc101/bean/writing.html   (1243 words)

 Yesterday's Tomorrows   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Songs of unions, churches, and political movements and parties tend to be songs of minorities to convince themselves and others of their rightness.
However engineered their popularity may be, popular songs become the background to the lives of the greater number of people, creating an illusion of oneness around a theme.
The song appeared recently on a Rounder Records compilation of rural and workers' songs from the 1920s and 1930s, Poor Man, Rich Man: American Country Songs of Protest, Rounder 1026, LP (1989).
www.yesterdaystomorrows.org /ytdisc.html   (2233 words)

 Yesterday by The Beatles Songfacts
For years, it was also the song with the most radio plays, but in 1999 BMI music publishing reported that "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" had passed it.
The Beatles couldn't (at that time) control what Capitol did with their songs in the U.S., so it was released as a single in America, but not anywhere else in the world.
Yes, strings were used in rock songs before this, but never in the way it is used in "Yesterday." It paved the way for the Beatles future experimentation and I must give much credit to George Martin.
www.songfacts.com /detail.lasso?id=82   (2782 words)

 Younger Than Yesterday
The second is "Renaissance Fair," a song that recaptures those heady days when the sight of a bunch of addle-pated Tolkien addicts jousting, strumming lutes, and gnawing on greasy shanks of beef did not immediately inspire howls of derisive laughter.
Aside from his collaborations with Hillman and Crosby, the only McGuinn song is "CTA-102." Co-written with his friend Bob Hippard, the song is about an object in space that was briefly thought to have been an alien civilization sending radio transmissions to earth.
The song was a regular part of their live set during this phase of the Byrds, and gives some idea of the limitations of the band's live act during the first few line-ups.
ebni.com /byrds/lpyty.html   (2307 words)

 Amazon.com: Metamorphosis: Music: Hilary Duff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The best songs on the disc are the three masterminded by the Matrix, the same production team that oversaw Avril Lavigne's hit disc and they give the lissome actress’s singing some attitude and grit, like on the infectious and spectacularly bratty "So Yesterday," and the cleverly conceived "Math," complete with heavy metal guitar riffs.
A few of the songs are a little cheesy and/or shallow, and some parts are a bit overproduced, but besides that this is a very strong and enjoyable album.
My two favorite songs are "Come Clean" (which has a wonderful message about grace and new beginnings, which is completely lost in the music video of the song, which cheapens it by making it about waiting for some guy to come) and "Love Just Is" (cheesy lyrics, but very beautiful melody).
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000AGWES?v=glance   (1681 words)

 Spiral Starecase song earns ... - Feb. 11, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
THE SONG "More Today Than Yesterday" has earned more for it's composer in the last ten years than when it was first released 35 years ago.
He will be singing "More Today Than Yesterday" and other Spiral Starecase hits such as "Broken Hearted Me" and "Our Day Will Come" during his concert dubbed "Pat Upton: More Today Than Yesterday" at the NBC Tent, The Fort, on Feb. 13 with guests, his son Pat Jr.
It may be decades since he first sang and wrote these songs but Upton said that he still gets a thrill performing them in front of audiences, especially among the young who learned these songs from their parents.
www.inq7.net /ent/2004/feb/11/text/ent_5-1-p.htm   (571 words)

 Amazon.com: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow the Greatest Hits of Kenny Loggins: Music: Kenny Loggins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
A song describing a momentous decision, this was inspired by Loggins' father undergoing an ordeal and choosing life over death.
The ballad "Forever" was another song I remember during my 80's days, from the Vox Humana album, and it has a characteristic guitar snarl that takes it to power ballad territory in the chorus, courtesy of Toto's Steve Lukather.
This is without a doubt one of the greatest songs that he has ever written and recorded and that it has been omitted from here is not from being untenable.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002BVB?v=glance   (2044 words)

 What kind of remake? - Whitney-Fan.com Web Board
My problem with her singing "Yesterday" is that it was too recently done by Boyz II Men.
The song was not released, and if Yesterday isn't released then I don't see a problem, it will be simply an album cut not a single that everyone will hear like IWALY, IEW or GLOA but rather something like IWMTLH or IKHSW.
envoge remade yesterday and it was done really well oh how i miss the original envogue but i would love for whitney to remake "without you" i love that dam song i loved it when mc did it when the original people did it and i think whitney would tear it up.
www.whitney-fan.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=4200   (987 words)

 yesterday beatles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The songs are stored on servers with a finite amount of space unlike the tangled web of computer to computer file transfers from the illegal sites.
Each song will cost between 50p and £2, and once a purchase has been made, the buyer will be free to transfer it to CD or portable player.
Once a song starts it flows to the end and in the unfortunate event of a power shortage musicians can continue to entertain acoustically until power is restored.
www.radioabbeyroad.com /yesterdaybeatles   (19265 words)

 Said the Gramophone: The Suicide Song   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This is the story of a song that causes people to commit suicide.
The sheet music was reportedly found close by, or witnesses heard or saw them listening to the song performed, sung, or even whistled, merely hours before their death.
When first listening, I found her voice coupled with the song entirely lugubrious, but upon further sessions found it to be lovely and haunting.
www.saidthegramophone.com /archives/the_suicide_song.php   (1861 words)

 Steve's Beatles Page - Songs - Yesterday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away
Yesterday, love was such an easy game to play
Please contact me with any corrections, suggestions, or comments.
www.stevesbeatles.com /songs/yesterday.asp   (239 words)

 Computer Songs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Yesterday, All those backups seemed a waste of pay.
Yesterday, The need for back-ups seemed so far away.
I knew my data was all here to stay, Now I believe in yesterday.
www.yuksrus.com /compsong.html   (2186 words)

 AOL Black Voices: AOL BlackVoices Black Music Month Song of the Day - 'A Change Is Gonna Come'
It was clearly political, guaranteeing it would never be confused with the love songs and Twist anthems responsible for his celebrity.
BV member Rebel_G: "I like the obscure dance song that was the B-side to "A Change Is Gonna Come" -- "Shake." Imagine the NY Philharmonic given electric guitars and told to cut loose with Sam on vocals.
In 1992, the song took on a new identity after its inclusion in Spike Lee's 'Malcolm X' (it's worth noting that Cooke and Malcolm were more than acquaintances).
blackvoices.aol.com /black_entertainment/music_videos_songs_radio/blackmusicmonth2005/song_of_the_day?id=20050524151009990001   (432 words)

 Arts and Media/Music Feats & Facts/Most Recorded Song   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The most recorded song is "Yesterday" written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon.
From 1965 to January 1, 1986 some 1,600 versions of the song were made.
The song reportedly came to McCartney in a dream.
www.guinnessworldrecords.com /content_pages/record.asp?recordid=50867   (131 words)

 Yesterday (2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Plot Outline: After falling ill, Yesterday (Khumalo) learns that she is HIV positive.
With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school.
Yesterday faces a number of hardships already (she lives in relative poverty, separated from husband for most of year, no education), but she when she comes across another, HIV/AIDS, she faces it head on.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0419279   (369 words)

 Chicago Radio: The Steve Dahl Show on WCKG
As Steve chronicled earlier, yesterday's song was Rain Dance by the Guess Who, coming off of an open about the Illini going to the big dance.
Earlier Steve was talking about the opening song and how Jeff wanted to record himself saying "is" so it would sound like the Stones were saying "Dan is lyin'" but the idea was nixed either by Jeff or Pete.
Steve was trying to talk to Wendy during the song, but she was distracted doing something on the computer.
www.dahl.com /show_logs/2005/03/09.asp   (1856 words)

 New York Daily News - Home - Radio: 'Tsunami Song' fallout   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Reaction from critics was swift yesterday and not all favorable.
Miss Info, who is Asian, said on the air that the song offended her - which sparked the heated exchange during which Lynn made his "shooting" remark.
The "Tsunami Song" itself, set to the tune of "We Are the World," has been blasted for use of racial slurs and for making light of tsunami victims.
www.nydailynews.com /front/story/277113p-237107c.html   (494 words)

 Sold on Song - Song Library - Yesterday
Yesterday" is one of the most covered songs in recording history.
They recognised something in the song that was part of themselves
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www.bbc.co.uk /radio2/soldonsong/songlibrary/yesterday.shtml   (126 words)

 Yesterday and Today Covers
Those alternate slicks that have emerged show that the Y and T cover was not always intended to be a "paste-over." Nor was it intended to be a butcher cover.
Shortly before the album was compiled, but after May 10, 1966 when the three Revolver songs were chosen and mixed into mono for the US album, designs using the "trunk" photo were mocked up.
The mistake in putting the quotation marks around the whole title -- instead of just around the "Yesterday" song title -- was quickly corrected.
www.friktech.com /btls/covers.htm   (1196 words)

 Amazon.com: Bird Named Yesterday: Music: Bobby Bare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
All the songs are excellent and each telling of a different favourite past such as the "Old Swimming Hole", "The Old Home Town", and "I've Got a Thing about Train".
A Bird Named Yesterday is a concept album containing songs that bring back memories of the past.
Just about everyone will be able to relate to these songs that are sung in story fashion by a singer who, in my opinion, has no eqaual in this field.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00006JSBT?v=glance   (565 words)

 The Song Fight Network :: View topic - Fly Me Over Yesterday (High Enough Reviews)
I like this song, but I think the guitar player should keep away from the bass notes...
The one we kept is the one who is so far behind on even listening to the new songs that this is the first time in about two months he's actually voted for anybody (and, FWIW, if I don't have time to at least listen to all the songs in a fight, I don't vote).
I've listened to a couple of the entries in my fight already, but haven't had a chance to hear all the songs for this week.
www.songfight.net /forums/viewtopic.php?t=1129   (2379 words)

 Yesterday, Paul McCartney and his Dream - Dreams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Paul McCartney woke up with the tune for Yesterday in his head, along with some strange lyrics.
For a long time, he was sure he must have heard it elsewhere, he dream was so clear.
The song went on to become one of the Beatles' biggest hits!
www.bellaonline.com /ArticlesP/art19125.asp   (136 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Music | King Cole 'influenced' Beatles hit
Sir Paul said in 1965 that he awoke in his London flat with the tune for Yesterday in his head and asked friends if they recognised it.
Now, music experts have said the song - which has been covered by more than 2,000 artists and played on the radio at least six million times - have been subconsciously influenced by the song Answer Me.
The song begins with the line: "Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away/Now I need a place to hide away".
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/music/3050614.stm   (472 words)

 The new network version of the song "Yesterday"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The song "Yesterday" from the point of view of a redstream network reporter:
Yesterday, spinning lies was such an easy game to play.
Not only are they failing to get the desired result but they are further eroding their own credibility and ratings.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1117957/posts   (286 words)

 Song I started yesterday (only a theme with a lead guitar..) - Jordan Rudess' Community Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Song I started yesterday (only a theme with a lead guitar..)
Started this yesterday while playing around with a clean channel with some fast delay.
I'd like to hear this as a full song though with maybe a guitar solo which sticks to the style of the song but builds up a bit of tension /release.
www.jordanrudess.com /phpbb/showthread.php?t=1597   (623 words)

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