Fab - Long time ago when we was fab Fab - like this pullover you sent to me Fab - And you've really got a hold me Fab - Long time ago when we was fab. More on Genius. About When We Was Fab. Written by and produced by George Harrison and Jeff Lynne, When We Was Fab is a reminiscence on George Harrison’s time as a member of the Beatles. The song was conceived by Harrison and Lynne while vacationing in Australia, before they’d entered the studio to begin work on Cloud Nine. Originally released as an album cut from George Harrison’s 1987 release Cloud Nine, it was later released as a single in early 1988, breaking the top 30 in both the UK and the US. What have the artists said about the song? Harrison told Rolling Stone about the genesis of the song: I had this guitar that somebody had loaned me and, I don’t know why, I thought I’d like to write a song like that (Beatles) period.
When We Was Fab" is a song by English musician George Harrison, which he released on his 1987 album Cloud Nine. It was also issued as the second single from the album, in January 1988. The lyrics serve as a nostalgic reflection by Harrison on the days of Beatlemania during the 1960s, when the Beatles were first referred to as "the Fab Four". Harrison co-wrote the song with Jeff Lynne, who also co-produced the track.
When We Was Fab (Reverse Ending). Written-By – George Harrison, Jeff Lynne. Engineer – Richard Dodd (tracks: A1). Producer – George Harrison, Jeff Lynne (tracks: A1, B2), Phil McDonald (tracks: B1), Ray Cooper (tracks: B1). Remix – George Harrison (tracks: B1), Jeff Lynne (tracks: B1). Notes. When We Was Fab" From The Album "Cloud Nin" "That's The Way It Goes" From The Album "Gone Troppo". Rights Society: GEMA. Rights Society: BIEM. Other Versions (5 of 22).
Harrison says that when he started writing the song, he had Ringo's drumming in mind for the intro and the overall tempo. Harrison states in this song: "income tax was all we ha. Excessive taxation was a scourge for him - he wrote the Beatles song "Taxman" on the subject. Gary Wright, who had a big hit with "Dream Weaver," played piano on this track. More songs from George Harrison. Steve from St. Louis, MoGeorge Harrison released this album to help bail him out after his production company released the movie flop "Shanghai Surprise" staring Maddona and Sean Penn. The movie lost so much money, George needed a way to get some of it back and made this album. Boob from Jackford, MeOr he has eight arms in reference to "Eight Arms to Hold You," the original title of the Beatles' film "Help!" Brittanie from Liverpool, EnglandI've uh, never seen the video.
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Artist: George Harrison. Album: Cloud Nine 1987. Translations: Romanian. When We Was Fab. Back then long time ago when grass was green. Arrived like strangers in the night. Long time ago when we was fa. .Back when income tax was all we had. Caresses fleeced you in the morning light.In my world you are my only love. And while you're in this world.
When We Was Fab. written and performed by George Harrison from "Cloud 9", 1987 transcribed by Peter Eybert. spoken: one, two) F G. Am. F7. Back then, long time ago when grass was green.
When We Was Fab" is a song written by George Harrison and Jeff Lynne about the days of Beatlemania, when The Beatles were first referred to as the "Fab Four". The song appears on Harrison's 1987 album Cloud Nine and was later released as the 2nd single from that album in January 1988. It WAS indeed Paul on Bass wearing the WALRUS costume (I guess no one ever realized (including John) than in the poem "The Walrus and the Carpenter" the Walrus was a prick When John found out, threw the character to Paul. Lennon walks by carrying the IMAGINE album with some disguise makeup it is.
|A||When We Was Fab||3:55|
- Record Company – Loka Productions S.A.
- Distributed By – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
- Manufactured By – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ganga Distributors, B.V.
- Copyright (c) – Ganga Distributors, B.V.
- Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation
- Published By – Ganga Publishing B.V.
- Published By – Zero Productions, Inc.
- Engineer – Richard Dodd
- Illustration – Klaus O.W. Voormann*
- Lacquer Cut By [Runout Etching ❀] – Brian Gardner
- Producer, Written-By – George Harrison, Jeff Lynne
NotesTrack A from the George Harrison album Cloud Nine.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 0 7599-28131-7 4
- Barcode (Side A runout): 7-28131-A SR1 ❀ 1-1 SRC
- Barcode (Side B runout): 7-28131-B SR1 ❀ 1-1 SRC
- Rights Society: BMI
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|PRO-81317||George Harrison||When We Was Fab (7", Single, Promo)||Dark Horse Records||PRO-81317||Canada||1987|
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|9-28131-4||George Harrison||When We Was Fab (Cass, Single, Cas)||Dark Horse Records||9-28131-4||US||1987|
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