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FlinterFile: The Beatles- Paperback Writer

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In 1966, the Beatles had their first hit with a song which was not about love. Read the rest of this entry

Song of the day: Electric Light Orchestra- Don’t Bring Me Down

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In 1979, the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) released their album Discovery. On this album, the last track was Don’t Bring Me Down. The song was written in a short time, since Jeff Lynne (the singer) thought there were not enough loud songs on the album. It made it to number 3 in the UK and number 4 in the US, what meant it was the greatest hit they had so far in the US. The song includes a slamming door at the end and an often misheard word: Grüß, which is often mistakenly heard as Bruce. Enjoy

ELO- Don’t Bring Me Down