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Beatle Mania

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Beatle Mania

The day that music died
Is the day that it was born
And the name we know so well
Grew from tributes that they mourned.
Liverpudlians with a dream
Beyond the Blackjacks grew,
The Quarrymen and Moondogs sang
With purpose now renewed.
So, in honor of Buddy
And his Crickets backup band
They changed their name to Beatles
And sang I Wanna Hold Your Hand.
The history of the rest is done
And lost within the years
Was Lennon's life and Harrison's,
Yet sounding through the tears
The music of a generation lives
And it will never die.
The echoes from The Cavern Club
Resound as years go by.


Written Nov. 14, 2013

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  1. Date: 11/20/2013 6:54:00 AM
    A wonderful tribute. Congrats on your fine win.

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 9:35:00 PM
    congrats on a fine win Craig

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 8:43:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win, Sir. Awesome Beatle Mania Poem.... xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 6:13:00 PM
    great poem about a great group...we still faithfully listen to them on a local station, they air brunch with the beatles every sunday! congrats on your fine win :)

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 4:10:00 PM
    This is excellent work on that fab four, Craig. Congrats for your win.

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 11:41:00 AM
    Well done Craig congratulations xx

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 10:40:00 AM
    - Beatles will never die! - Think I could the text on almost all the songs. - "Happy Times"! - A contest that was fun to take part in! - CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WINNING POEM, CRAIG !!! - oxox // Anne-Lise :))

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 10:32:00 AM
    Those last three lines........... and I can hear their legacy live on! Nicely done !!!

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 10:08:00 AM
    historically correct and stunning ! The poet never stops amazing me ;) congratulations ! All are winners , this is great !!

  1. Date: 11/15/2013 5:22:00 PM
    Love this. Hugs sent to you, Sir Classy, for all your kindness, advice and support. I'm hoping to fire up again, soon... If this is for a contest, by the by, I hope it places high. Made me rally with you. :) xoxox (let the Mrs know that the kisses are on your cheeks, Parisian style ;)

  1. Date: 11/14/2013 8:11:00 PM
    brilliant! a wonderful tribute to a band to which there will never be an equal...

  1. Date: 11/14/2013 10:58:00 AM
    .... Beatles music will never die - A good poem to contest Craig! - Good luck! - (Big B -fan) - oxox // Anne-Lise :)