How many early Beatle songs did John Lennon play Harmonica on?

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Bubba

Renton, WA

#1 Feb 2, 2011
I can think of four but there may be more.
Greg

Thessaloníki, Greece

#2 Feb 3, 2011
"Love me do", "Please Please me", "From me to you", "There's a place", "I'll get you", "Thank you girl", "Little child", "I should have known better". I can't remember any other song right now. Believe me mate, I didn't look it up on Google search engine. I would also like to add that Lennon told Jann Wenner of the Rolling Stone magazine that the harmonica was their trick in those early days of theirs. Combined with melody(which was inspired by the American girl groups), but almost each number was executed uniquely-it had something different- and that conquered the hearts of millions.
Bubba

Kenmore, WA

#3 Feb 3, 2011
Good Greg now who taught him to play?

awc

“Pepperland”

Since: Dec 06

Pepperland

#4 Feb 3, 2011
I heard it was Delbert McClinton, not sure if that's how it's spelled.
Bubba

Everett, WA

#5 Feb 3, 2011
awc wrote:
I heard it was Delbert McClinton, not sure if that's how it's spelled.
That's right AWC Delbert toured with the Beatles when he was in that 60's band that did Hey Baby.Not the Ted Nugent Hey Baby.Delbert is from Texas too.I like his singing I bought his latest CD it had a bonus 5 song DVD in it when he was on Austin city limits.
Greg

Thessaloníki, Greece

#6 Feb 4, 2011
By the way, I forgot the beginning of the song "Chains"(which was a Coffin and King song, that was originally performed by the Cookies)on the "Please Please Me" LP. I remember it later. It's John on the harmonica, isn't it? I think John was a self taught, McClinton must have learnt John some techniques of his. He wanted to reproduce the sound of "Hey Baby" in the Beatles' songs.
Greg

Athens, Greece

#7 Feb 4, 2011
awc wrote:
I heard it was Delbert McClinton, not sure if that's how it's spelled.
Bill Clinton taught him the Sax.
Bubba

Everett, WA

#8 Feb 4, 2011
Greg wrote:
By the way, I forgot the beginning of the song "Chains"(which was a Coffin and King song, that was originally performed by the Cookies)on the "Please Please Me" LP. I remember it later. It's John on the harmonica, isn't it? I think John was a self taught, McClinton must have learnt John some techniques of his. He wanted to reproduce the sound of "Hey Baby" in the Beatles' songs.
Yea Chains was the first one I thought of and Please Please me.Love me Do was a simple song and it needed some harmonica added to it.I had forgot about Little child.I think Delbert encouraged John to play more and yes helped him with techniques.
Greg

Athens, Greece

#9 Feb 4, 2011
Delbert is from Lubbock, Texas like Buddy. Fantastic. I send my praise to this place and its people. I think I have to find a woman from Lubbock to marry, lol. They seem to be exceptional kind of people!

awc

“Pepperland”

Since: Dec 06

Pepperland

#10 Feb 4, 2011
Greg wrote:
<quoted text>Bill Clinton taught him the Sax.
I thought it was sex,lol.
Bubba

Everett, WA

#11 Feb 4, 2011
awc wrote:
<quoted text>I thought it was sex,lol.
As Bill says that depends on what your definition of sex is.slick Willy and his cigars.LOL

awc

“Pepperland”

Since: Dec 06

Pepperland

#12 Feb 4, 2011
Bubba wrote:
<quoted text>As Bill says that depends on what your definition of sex is.slick Willy and his cigars.LOL
And when Bill Clinton was asked what his favorite song from Sgt. Pepper was, he replied "Eleanore Rigby".
Bubba

Everett, WA

#13 Feb 4, 2011
awc wrote:
<quoted text>And when Bill Clinton was asked what his favorite song from Sgt. Pepper was, he replied "Eleanore Rigby".
Maybe those cigars were Blunts filled with ganja.He did play flaming pie on airforce one when he was in office and Al Gore said the Beatles were his favorite group.Bill and Al were two of the most hip politicians ever.Obama listens to Jay Lo I suppose.
Greg

Athens, Greece

#14 Feb 5, 2011
awc wrote:
<quoted text>I thought it was sex,lol.
Yeah, oral. Harmonica, the saxophone have a connection with that.
Poppa Jivebones

United States

#15 Feb 5, 2011
Greg wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah, oral. Harmonica, the saxophone have a connection with that.
I thought it was oral Monica with out the Har just add the Lewinski.So saxsifying baby.
stuart

Frome, UK

#16 Jul 24, 2011
I'm A Loser,I Should've Known Better,Please Please Me,Chains,There's A PLace,Love Me Do.

“INSTANT KARMA's GONNA GET YOU”

Since: Sep 10

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#17 Jul 24, 2011

Bruce Channel & Delbert McClinton
Poppa Jivebones

Snohomish, WA

#18 Jul 24, 2011
Out The Blue 66 wrote:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =kdXzJaCeHP8XX
Bruce Channel & Delbert McClinton
Very cool Out of the Blue.Delbert is so underrated.He can do blues-country-Rockabilly-and do it all very well with a unique voice.Gotta love every time I roll the Dice-or Gotta get it worked on.
Jeff Stewart

Spartanburg, SC

#19 May 28, 2013
Bubba wrote:
I can think of four but there may be more.
Rocky Raccoon.
Greg

Athens, Greece

#20 May 28, 2013
Jeff Stewart wrote:
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Rocky Raccoon.
Yeah, and I just remembered that "I'm a loser" has harmonica in it, or not? I think it has. Thanks, Jeff.

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