Beatles Fans: Anyone put off by the the new Blackberry commercial where they’re singing “All you Need is Love”?

Question by Dave Tripper!: Beatles Fans: Anyone put off by the the new where they’re singing “All you is ”?
but they’re SAYING “All you need is Blackberry”!! I don’t like the vibe at all…using Beatles philosophy to hawk expensive commercial products that have nothing to do with the song…how about you?!

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Answer by mothers of invention
a little, they did sell the rights to their music. but if lennon were alive at the time ,no way in hell would he sell out

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7 Responses to “Beatles Fans: Anyone put off by the the new Blackberry commercial where they’re singing “All you Need is Love”?”

  1. Sṃυɾƒïṉ ♥s Ĵøhn ฬinstøn Lєภภ๏ภ♫ September 14, 2011 at 2:27 am #

    Yeah, my grandma pointed out that there was a commercial with the song (everyone I know has to point out everything Beatles to me…). It’s great hearing them on TV and the radio all the time, but I’d rather they not use a message of love to promote some expensive material possession…

  2. ((ºJº)) says: Imagine ☮ September 14, 2011 at 2:44 am #

    To be honest with you I’m not that put off. I know it bothers a lot of Beatles’ fans when they use their songs in commercials…but as far as I’m concerned I consider it a tribute and a testament to how great their music was that they’re still using it 40 years later to communicate with people…It almost makes me proud. Besides, I’m for anything that’ll get a new generation familiar with the Beatles’ music.

  3. Fluorescent Adolescent. <3 September 14, 2011 at 3:29 am #

    I haven’t seen that commercial yet
    but that’s retarded

    Macy’s and Luvs diapers is also doing it.
    (and how can we forget Target?)

    God, give it a break, corporate America!!

    I HATE it when any store or anything uses beatles songs to commercialise their products. it’s effing lame. >:P

  4. cmd51375 September 14, 2011 at 3:54 am #

    yes,because number 1 it totally goes against the message of the song and number 2.somehow i don’t think that when john wrote that song he went around to the other beatles and said “hey paul,george,ringo,i just wrote a great phone ad!”i mean at least use all you need is love to promote the peace corps or some other organization that is designed to promote social change,as opposed to something that is little more than an elaborate cell phone.

  5. beatle freak in LOVE with ringo September 14, 2011 at 4:07 am #

    i really hate that commercial!!Q!! i love the Beatles sooooooo much!!!!!! that commercial is so disrespectful to them they ruined one of the best songs ever by the best band ever!!!!! why is it disrespectful???? using a song they wrote about love and happiness to try and sell some overly expensive hunk of metal

  6. ♫♪Paperback Writer♫♪ September 14, 2011 at 4:44 am #

    I agree, I totally can’t stand this commercial because I don’t like it when people use Beatles songs for stupid commercials just so that they can get money for the phone companys. ): And actually the other night when this commercial came on, I said I can’t stand this commercial and my Dad said why not? and I said because I hate it when they use Beatles songs for things like this that don’t even have to do with The Beatles.

  7. Weasley Is Our King September 14, 2011 at 5:18 am #

    Hm haven’t seen it but I don’t have to to know I’m gonna hate it
    I also hate Target and Macy’s for ruining “Hello Goodbye” and “Come Together”. Mostly Target cuz the Jo Hoes sing it.

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