Free as a bird video         

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The video created for the Beatles' "Free as a Bird" has many references to Beatle events, song, and rumors.  

Here's a chronological listing of what you can find. 

 

1) The sound of a bird's wings is heard both on this video and
on the original version of "Across the Universe."
0:00:10 

2) The opening sound effects and flight effects throughout could represent "Flying", "And Your Bird Can Sing","Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)", "Blue Jay Way" and "Blackbird."
0:04:06 

 

3) "In My Life," the lads as lads. 

Top row, John, George and Ringo. Bottom row Paul.
Funny that Paul is seperate from the group, could  it mean something?
0:08:27 

4) Fly and butterfly may represent "Flying"
0:16:07 

 

5) More of the lads as lads. Left to right, Paul, John, Ringo, & George. There's an "Old Brown Shoe" 

in front of George. 

0:17:14 

6) The cat. "I'm Only Sleeping"
0:21:08 

7) "Here Comes the Sun"
0:24:01 

8) Liverpool's River Mersey
There are places I'll remember. "In My Life"
0:28:12 

 

9) Royal Liver Buildings (pronounced Lye-ver) 

0:29:11 

 

10) Liverpool Docks 

0:32:22 

11 ) John, Paul, George, & Ringo with the crowd in the "Rain"  0:39:04 

12) The Cavern Club. The bouncer has a flat top "Come Together" 0:48:13 

13) The Cavern Club. The bouncer has a flat top "Come Together" 0:48:13 

14) The Beatles perform "Some Other Guy" at the Cavern 0:54:21 

15) Police restrain fans from approaching the Beatles 1:02:03 

16) Strawberry Field, "Strawberry Fields Forever" 1:08:10 

17) Who's this at Strawberry Field? John? "Mother Nature's Son?" 1:10:18 

18) Silver Hammer Hardware Store, from "Maxwell's Silver Hammer" 1:15:29 

 

 

19) See how they run, "Lady Madonna" 

1:20:14 

20) Foreground: "I Want To Hold Your Hand" Background: I am the eggman, "I Am the Walrus" Above the Eggman's truck is a sign that says Ringo. 1:21:27 

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note: extract from www.rareexception.com/Garden/Beatles

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