This beautiful song is one of them!! The song was rejected by Lennon, only to resurface in during the Let It Be sessions. And was rejected yet again. To me, there aren't any hidden meanings in this song. He states exactly what it is all about. Our world is a world where people don't respect people, and cause each other pain every day. Accepting love but not giving it back. You have to admit, nothing has changed in the 40 years since he wrote it.
Flag Muzicman on August 14, General Comment How are there no comments on this in the last 7 years? A George Harrison masterpiece.
Isn't It a Pity makes me reflect on my own life, how I'm living now, how I might live in the future. You Are There Cheeeek that out dude. Lead RIFFs:.
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Musicnotes Pro. Become a Member Today! Add to Cart. Transpose 0. No transpositions available. Quick Details. Now in the key of G two semitones down from the Get Back performance , "Isn't It a Pity" begins "dirge"-like  with a two-note pedal point provided by layers of keyboards and acoustic guitars.
One of the most obvious examples of what Rolling Stone magazine's album reviewer later termed "the music of mountain tops and vast horizons",  "Isn't It a Pity" featured the largest line-up of musicians found on the album — including three or four keyboard players, a trio of extra rhythm guitarists, the orchestral strings, brass and tympani, and a male choir.
The single was phenomenally successful in North America, and around the world. Simon Leng identifies the song as musically "sumptuous" and praises Harrison's melody and "unique" use of notes beyond the key signature , as well as John Barham's "evocative, suspended orchestration".
Writing in the late s, Nicholas Schaffner noted the song's "towering simplicity" and the "endlessly repetitive fade-out that somehow manages to be hypnotic instead of boring". Elliot Huntley has complained of the song's enforced period in hibernation: "[It] simply beggars belief that the track was rejected by Martin , Lennon and McCartney — three men whose reputations rested on their ability to spot a good tune when they heard one.
Speaking in during promotion for the 30th anniversary reissue of All Things Must Pass , Harrison named the song among his three favourite tracks on the album,  along with " Run of the Mill " and " Awaiting on You All ". Faith Alone Bad Religion. Town Without Pity Brian Setzer.
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We need you! Help build the largest human-edited lyrics collection on the web! Add Lyrics. The Waves.Jun 25, · The plain and simple truth is that all songs come, to some extent or another, from other songs; it's just that certain musical sequences will stand out more so than others. The trick is in how the ideas are arranged so as to make something totally new and "original" out of something old. The main hook of Isn't It A Pity is a basic chord.