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Bookworm24


i'm a simple brony who enjoys interesting, funny, and heartwarming fimfiction. i watch the show every day and always have a mlp fim song stuck in my head.

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When Twilight receives tickets to see one of Equestria's greatest band, she and some of her friends decide to go see them.

Warning: lots and lots and LOTS of Beatles references. (Good luck spotting them all.)

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Ah the puns, they hurt :pinkiecrazy: :rainbowlaugh:

You misspelled Beatles. This in its self if is a reference though so I have no idea if its intentional! Bah!
Also I found 18 refrences total.

does the note count?
cause i found 39 without the note and 41 with it

886588 Of course it's intentional, just look at the description :raritywink:

886588 the misspelling is intentional. It's the Equestrian version. Like beehooven or Mulechael Jackson. I just couldn't find a horse term that would fit and that felt right so I just changes an A to an E and got The Beetles. Like the bug!

886539 They're not puns. They're references.:rainbowhuh:

Your trying to hard

886635 John Lemon a reference ?... I think not :rainbowwild:

"Everypony, us," said Ringo Starswirl (this was before he grew the beard), "has all we need."

886594 yes the A/N counts and 41? Try 60!! Good Luck:rainbowdetermined2:

Ya know, as I read, I was thinking EXACTLY of that episode of Powerpuff Girls called "Meet the Beat-Alls".


That said, this was WONDERFUL! I loved every single little reference, whether it was very obvious or extremely subtle. It was fun just to spot them, and I think that's what is the main point of the fic, just as the PPG episode. Being a huge Beatles fan, I love all the references here!:pinkiehappy:


Kudos to you, my good friend! With how many great references you packed into here, I gotta say...I got to get you into my life, :raritywink:

I should do that quickly because the Magical Mystery Tour will be coming to take you away. It's not a bad thing, but moreso an invitation like Twilight received. If an invitation doesn't satisfy, then maybe a warm gun? That's happiness, after all!:rainbowlaugh:


Look at me...now you got me into the act...:trollestia:

You copied me. Hooves of Fire I did the whole "Beatles Ponies" thing LONG before you.

The 'John Lemon' could be a reference to a Simpsons episodes. The episode where Bart and his friend went into his neighbour's cellar which was filled with Beatles stuff. One of these stuff were Beatle energy drinks featuring john Lemon, Mango Starr, Orange Harrison and Paul McIce Tea....

... just putting that out there.

Meet the beat-alls was the single largest collection of beatles references EVER. i mean, including interviews, albums, lines, signs, characters, etc. This is very close though

This is awesome, dude. Just look at my avatar.

Ponies + Beatles are always best ponies.

This fic made me scream out at the absolute absurdness of all these damn references. And I couldn't love it any more!

Great job, a few typos (there's a *you're error near the beginning) and a bit rushed considering we don't see the actual concert, but it was funny and quaint. dl.dropbox.com/u/31471793/FiMFiction/Fluttershy_lolface.png dl.dropbox.com/u/31471793/FiMFiction/Fluttershy_lolface.png

GAH, THE PUNS! THEY BURN!!!!
seriously though i thought it was really funny :pinkiehappy:

I counted 41 references.

I commend you sir.

hmmm....this is what i found, i know there's more in there but i completely forgot a ton of stuff.

The Long and Winding Road
Strawberry Fields Forever
Yesterday
Eight Days A Week
A Day In The Life
Her Majesty
John Lennon quotes bigger than jesus(in this case, Celestia)
Let It Be
Yellow Submarine
Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite
Nowhere Man, from Rubber Soul
Number 9=Revolution #9
Rock n’ Roll Music from Meet The Beatles…I think
Do You Want To Know A Secret from Please, Please, Me.
John Lemon = John Lennon
I’ve Got a Feeling, song from Let It Be, also performed on their Rooftop Concert. "I Read The News Today Oh Boy", A Day In The Life. "Hold Me", correct me if i'm wrong but this is from You've Really Got A Hold On Me, right? O_O
Fab Four = Nickname for The Beatles. Magical Mystery Tour, name of the song and album. "Is where Sgt. Pepper blew his mind out in a cart." = A Day In The Life reference as well as the album. LSD: it’s a reference to the drugs The Beatles were most associated w/. Abbey Road the album, Penny Lane, a single from The Beatles that hit #1. They crossed Abbey Road such as the album is pictured. O.o
Yoko Madonna is a reference to Yoko Ono and Lady Madonna. I Should Have Known Better. “Mare with the sun in her eye”, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds reference I think. Hey Jude…self-explanatory. Jude Starr, the last name belonging to Ringo. 1960-1964 is the compilation album. “We hope you will enjoy the show, step back let the evening go.”, Sgt. Pepper Lonely Heart’s Club Band song reference. Twist and Shout rewritten. I’m Only Sleeping. Tomorrow Never Knows.

Edit: Yeah, this is all i can remember from The Beatles.

That was a fun read! And I think I got all the references as well haha :rainbowlaugh:

886891 I am very sorry if you think that. but I did not copy you. I thought of this all on my own. I guess that just shows how good the Beatles really are :twilightsmile:

Never mind Powerpuff Girls, MLP could go further. :rainbowlaugh:

888444 No problem. Hey, how about giving Hooves of Fire a read? I gave this a read (plus it seems to be getting WAY more comments and faves than mine).

889549 you know what. I'll do that. It seems only fair:scootangel:

Only found 17, I need to listen to them more.

1246463 WOW! I'm impressed :rainbowderp: You actually found 3 references that I didn't intentionally put in! Good job!:rainbowdetermined2:

Nice little story with tons of Beatles references [I was thinking of the PPG episode too].

Not any actual interaction between the Fab Four and Mane Six, like I hoped there would be, though.

Alrighty, let's see what we got here...

Ah do appreciate y'all being round."

Help!

silver beetle invasion

Silver Beatles was one of the working titles of the band

strawberry fields

Self-explanatory

running up the long and winding road

That leads to your door?

but I'll tell you something I think you'll understand

I Want To Hold Your Hand (or would it be hoof?)

spending eight days a week

I see what you did there

she couldn't handle a day in the life

She must've woken up, then fallen out of bed.

Her Majesty

I think she's a pretty nice girl

it could reach across the universe

Jai Guru deva om

I'm just the lucky kind

You say you will love me when it's time to go

They've been going in and out of style

You better be guaranteed to raise a smile

they're more popular than Celestia

Bad John, bad!

always speaking words of wisdom

Especially in my hour of darkness

Every night when everyone has fun, there are you sitting all on your own. Twilight please listen, you don't know what your missing.

It won't be long until she realizes the world is at her command

the gang to come together

Over me

launch his yellow submarine

Which we all live in

upcoming benefit for Mr. Kite.

I hope she made an outfit for Henry the horse

She's going nowhere man

Just sits in her nowhere land

train number 9. We got a ticket to ride!

NUMBAH NINE, NUMBAH NINE, why you riding so high

playing a medley

Abbey Road

and before the dance was through

Can I dance with you? I'm happy just to dance with you

Listen, do you wanna know a secret?" Spike nodded. "Do you promise not to tell?"

Closer, let me whisper in your ear.

big as marshmallow pies

Flying in marmalade skies

"I had a feeling. A feeling deep inside.

Eh, not my favorite on Let It Be

I read the news today, oh boy

About a lucky man (mare?) who made the grade

ALL I WANT YOU TO DO IS JUST HOLD ME!!

I don't want you, but I need you

the fab four

YESSS

take a magical mystery tour

Roll up, girls

in front of the first national trust bank "Is where Sgt. Pepper blew his mind out in a cart.

I need a fix 'cause I'm going down, hope you will enjoy the show. Oh, and I don't mean to sound rude, but I think it's car.

I don't mean to interrupt the tour

Well you did

intersection of Abbey Road and Penny Lane

Ah yes, where Paul died next to that nurse in the roundabout

After they crossed single file across the crosswalk

Weeee

My name is Yoko Madonna

Go away no one likes you, do something like make ends meet or whatever

Now give me money, that's what I want

Money don't get everything

I should have known better than to give you the pass

This could only happen to Spike

mare with the sun in her eyes

Too bad, she's gone

HEY JUDE!

Geez, play it cool

Jude Starr

Nose

numbers 1960 to 1964. We hope you will enjoy the show, sit back and let the evening go

Well it's wonderful to be here

"Well, shake it up, pony, now"
"(Shake it up, pony)"
"Twist and shout"
"(Twist and shout)"

Come on, pony

spotting Mr. Moonlight

Must be a summer night

and I should be sleeping like a log

The things you do make me feel alright

get back to where we once belonged

Yeah, go back to Arizona

Tomorrow never knows

Silly Twilight, this is just the end of the beginning. Think that's all of them.

Beatles references? Here’s all I could find, no help from the comments, I swear.

"They are NOT just a band! They are the best band in Equestria! Somepony even said they're more popular than Celestia! We're going right?"

John Lennon’s infamous statement that the Beatles are ‘more popular than Jesus’

Applejack shook her head. "Oh, you can't do that! Pinkie's in Fillydelphia helping her uncle launch his yellow submarine in the races."

Yellow Submarine (obviously)

"Sorry Twilight. She's too busy making outfits for the upcoming benefit for Mr. Kite."

Reference to the song ‘Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite’

"Its for train number 9. We got a ticket to ride!"

Two here, Revolution 9 (known for it’s infamous intro ‘number 9 number 9...’ and Ticket to Ride

Listen, do you wanna know a secret?" Spike nodded. "Do you promise not to tell?"

Do you Wanna Know a Secret

"Is where Sgt. Pepper blew his mind out in a cart."

Two here as well, Sgt. Pepper, the fictional character created by Paul McCartney for the album ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart Club Band’ and a line of the finale track Day in the Life (they say he blew his mind out in a car)

Abbey Road and Penny Lane. Which is....right across the street! How about that!"

Two here, Abbey Road (album) and Penny Lane

[quote"Well, a royal pass direct from the mare with the sun in her eyes! ... HEY JUDE!"Not sure if the intro is supposed to be a reference to ‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds’ but the second part is one to ‘Hey Jude’

"Twist and shout"

Twist and Shout

"Well, I got a lot to do tomorrow at the farm and I should be sleeping like a log".

Eight Days a Week

"How about we all get back to where we once belonged?"

Get Back

Tomorrow never knows.

Tomorrow Never Knows

I’m not sure if band members and such count, if so
John Lemon- John Lennon
Jude Starr- Richard Starkey (Ringo Starr)
Yoko Madonna- Yoko Ono (Maddona is the best you could come up with, really?)

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