The Beatles Legend ~インドへの旅

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中学生の頃からよく聞いていたビートルズ。でも、実はその歌詞の意味はよく知りません。そこで、ビートルズの楽曲をテーマに、のレッスンを受けてみることにしました。
ビートルズの歌詞を理解するためには、彼らの歴史も理解しなくてはなりません。そのうちの一つとしてインド音楽との出逢いがあります。彼らのインドの旅についてマイク先生が説明をしてくれました。

■聞き手 ・福本哲也(ETC英会話 代表) ・青樹洋文

番組 Transcript

They went to India in 1967. They stayed in India for a few months. Many artists traveled with them. Donovan Leitch traveled with them and some other minor writers. And they have big entourage. And Lennon and George Harrison were very interested in Transcendental Meditation. And they were using LSD and psychotropic drugs. They were exploring consciousness. And so there were tired of the Christian religion. And they are going to seek up a different philosophy. So they went to India. Now it was in India, so many songs were written. In fact, Leonnon wrote like a 55 songs, of which about 25 made onto albums. And the others were kept by Yoko Ono. They were never turned into music. And, let’s see, so they came back from India, John Lennon finished, He wanted to finish the contract, then after that contract with, I think it was Capital records, they, he broke away from the Beatles. That was 1969, 1970, I don’t know. So you have to think that into consideration too.

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2010-05-02 18:37:45

 
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