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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Hiya BB, I have taken A87880459 to sub, please remember to subscribesmiley - biro

First query:

>>The title was inspired by an article that John wrote for Mersey Beat in 1961 explaining how the group had acquired the Beatles name, long before the ground were famous.<<

What is meant by "ground" there?

smiley - cheers

GB
smiley - galaxysmiley - musicalnote


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Post 2

Bluebottle

Yay - the Beatles-related dream team is back!

smiley - dohThat should be 'group', although if you want to say 'they' instead to avoid repeating 'group', that's fine too.

Just thinking about the Emma More bit later on, perhaps we should change 'young girl' to 'young woman' just to avoid people getting the wrong idea.

<BB<


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Post 3

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - doh I thought it was a reference to "football ground" or somesuch that I couldn't fathom!

smiley - ok girl = woman (although IMHO girls don't have breasts, and it's when they grown breasts that they become women)

Query #2:
Prince's home town of Minneapolis and was inspired to try and write a 'driving across America' song.
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This is the first mention of Prince, I presume you mean "The artist formerly known as..." so I have added Prince Rogers Nelson (1958 – 2016). but I still don't get the connection to the album. Did he play a part in it?


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Post 4

Bluebottle

Yep, I indeed meant the artist known as Prince between 1978-1993 and 2000-2016, being known as squiggle between 1993-2000. He didn't play a part in the album directly, just that Paul was in his hometown and so was inspired to write a Prince-like song. Just as if he had been in Memphis he may have chosen to write an Elvis-style song, or in Chicago he might have tried to create a Motown sound.

<BB<


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Post 5

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - ok I have tweaked the sentence to make it a bit clearersmiley - eureka

I've now finished the subbing duty so if you'd like to read it through, I'll return it for final polishsmiley - disco

smiley - galaxyI have the "Diana – A Tribute" double cd (somewhere) so I will have to dig it out and play "Little Willow" as I don't remember itsmiley - doh

smiley - cheers

GB
smiley - galaxysmiley - musicalnote


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Post 6

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Are you happy for it to be returned? smiley - smiley

GB
smiley - galaxysmiley - tea


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Post 7

Bluebottle

Looks good to me. Just a couple of minor points to correct I spotted:
the The Traveling Wilburys
Sun Vallet – Valley
Once that's done, press the button!
By the way, did you find your album? It's not one I own.

<BB<


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Post 8

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

All fixed and returned smiley - wizard

Ah yes, that Diana album, it wasn't in the first two piles I checked, now I have to go through my cd rack which is no longer in alphabetical ordersmiley - grr


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Post 9

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

I found another carrier bag containing cds I had lent to my daughter and had been returned, it was in there smiley - magic


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Post 10

h2g2 Guide Editors

Congratulations! Your Entry is on the Front Page today smiley - magic


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