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This song is about The Beatles' business problems. When their manager Brian Epstein died in 1967, they were burdened with handling their own finances.
This is the first of a medley of songs on Abbey Road, which goes another 15 minutes to "The End."
By 1969, members of The Beatles had a lot of unfinished song ideas, which they sometimes combined. This contains fragments of 4 songs put into one.
"Funny Paper" is how The Beatles felt they were paid. They got frustrated when their accountants would tell them how much they were worth "on paper," without actually telling them how much money they had.
Paul McCartney played this combined with "Carry That Weight
" on his 2002 "Back In The US" tour. (thanks, timmer - Hudson, WI)
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Dino Cazares of Fear Factory
The guitarist/songwriter explains how he came up with his signature sound, and deconstructs some classic Fear Factory songs.
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