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Brewer's Famous Quotations

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
994 words

...John Lennon 1940 80 (Sir) Paul McCartney 1942 English singers and songwriters Yeh-yeh-yeh. Song, ‘She Loves You’ (1963). ‘Yeh’ as a common corruption of ‘yes’ has been current (and derived from the US) since the 1920s. But whether spelt ‘yeh-yeh-yeh’, as in the published lyrics, or ‘yeah-yeah-yeah’ (which captures the Liverpudlian pronunciation better), this phrase became a hallmark of the Beatles after its use in their song ‘She Loves You’. The record they made of the song was in the UK charts for 31 weeks from August 1963, and was for 14 years...

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