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12-Bar Original song meanings
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    General CommentWill you guys please tell me when was this song released and in what album?
    glitched18xon August 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think it's on one of the three Anthology boxsets. Probably #2.
    fluffmolnon September 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYeah, it surfaced on the second anthology. Basically the most interesting thing about the song is that it lists all four Beatles as composers, one of the few that did that(Dig It and Flying are the only other two I know of).
    bokononiston September 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think they considered putting this on Rubber Soul as they were short of material.
    henrythehosson April 13, 2007   Link
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    General Comment12-Bar was one of those songs that they worked hard with in the studio but it didn't get anywhere. There's plenty of riffs that were ripped from some old blues songs they remembered. Longer versions exist on bootlegs, but this being edited down to fit in Anthology 2. This is sort of a precursor to You Know My Name (Look Up The Number) where there are quite of few tempo changes...
    lennonmccartneyon September 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWas this a Lennon/Harrison composition? There's only one other that I know of. I think it's "Cry For A Shadow". I don't know why they didn't collab more..... :(
    TheLittlestGypsyon June 30, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think John was once asked why he didn't collaborate more with George. He responded that he already worked with the best so why step backward. Keep in mind George did contribute many musical ideas to the Beatle songs.
    LordWoodbineon November 11, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of the only songs John and George admitted in later interviews with the question being "Any unheard material"?. I believe John quickly responded that the only that came to his mind was a "crappy 12-bar instrumental that was suppose to go in Rubber Soul".

    Still always like to hear The Beatles jam, even if George is a bit off in this recording.
    Raumcoleon April 06, 2012   Link

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