Welcome to La Revolution!, The Fanlistings Network approved and listed fanlisting for Revolution, one of my most very, very favorite songs written by my love John Lennon, and performed by The Beatles. If you're a fan of this amazing song, please consider joining the fanlisting to show support. Do you own a website and want it listed here? Then please make sure you read the rules and go pick up a code, and join! Like to donate a code, or have a comment/question - send me an e-mail!
"When George and Paul and all of them were away on holiday, I made 'Revolution' which was on the LP. I wanted to put it out as a single, but they said it wasn't good enough. We put out 'Hey Jude', which was worthy - but we could have had both. We recorded the song twice. The Beatles were getting real tense with each other. The first take, George and Paul were resentful and said it wasn't fast enough. Now, if you go into the details of what a hit record is or isn't, maybe. But The Beatles could have afforded to put out the slow, understandable version of 'Revolution' as a single, whether it was a gold record or a wooden record. But because they were so upset over the Yoko thing and the fact that I was again becoming as creative and dominating as I was in the early days (after lying fallow for a couple of years), it upset the applecart. I was awake again and they weren't used to it. I wanted to put out what I felt about revolution. I thought it was about time we spoke about it, the same as I thought it was about time we stopped not answering about the Vietnamese war. I had been thinking about it up in the hills in India. I still had this 'God will save us' feeling about it: 'It's going to be all right.' That's why I did it: I wanted to talk. I wanted to say my piece about revolutions. I wanted to tell you, or whoever listens, to communicate, to say, 'What do you say? This is what I say.' There were two versions of that song, but the underground left only picked up on the one that said 'count me out'. The original version which ends up on the LP said 'count me in' too. I put in both because I wasn't sure.. I didn't want to get killed. I didn't really know much about the Maoist, but I just knew they seemed so few and yet they painted them-selves green and stood in front of the police waiting to get picked off. I just thought it was unsubtle. I thought the original Communist revolutionaries coordinated themselves a bit better and didn't go around shouting about it." ~ John Lennon. - (see more).
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Opened: November 30, 2011
Last updated: October 09, 2019
Member count: 14, from 3 countries
Pending members: 0
Newest members: Usagi
Part of: Across The Universe
November 30, 2011: Yay! La Revolution! the Revolution fanlisting is finished, and happily awaiting new members and affiliates!