Favorite moments in music #3

The Beatles, “Eight Days A Week” (Beatles For Sale), 1:29

John’s voice cracks under the strain of all he’s feeling. The whole song has that beautiful, glossy Beatles double-tracking on the vocal, except for a single “Ohhhh…” where John stands naked and alone. Once again, the Beatles break open a simple pop confection, revealing something much deeper inside.

Do you really need me to post a clip of this? Everyone has it, right? Anyway, it happens about 1:34 into the video:

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