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Ranking of all tunes on Abbey Road
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2 December 2012
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1 Something-my favorite Beatles song

2 Because

3 Here Comes The Sun

4 I Want You (She's So Heavy)-love the guitars and John's screaming

5 Come Together

6 Oh! Darling-Paul should've let John sing this one

7 Octopus's Garden

8 Abbey Road Medley-The only part I like is The End

9 Maxwell's Silver Hammer-One of the Beatles worst songs...so fruity

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2 December 2012
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I think with a collection of songs this strong, the ranking enterprise breaks down, because so many would occupy the #1 slot (let alone the #2 slot).

 

So what I will do is, firstly, note the songs that I would NOT rank #1:

 

I Want You

The End.

 

All the rest of the songs have to be jam-packed, like impossibly multiple Supermen in a phone booth, into the #1 slot.

 

For me to choose which of the rest of the songs cannot be #1 would be like forcing me to choose which of my children I should sacrifice to death.

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3 December 2012
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I'm going to rank them all individually, but Her Majesty doesn't really count.

 

Polythene Pam - My favorite solo in their career.

Something - Each member contributes a great part of the song.

Mean Mr. Mustard - every aspect of is so catchy it's amazing

Maxwell's Silver Hammer - George played guitar and bass on it. The synth is a nice touch as well. People should stop hating on it and hear the instrumental.

You Never Give Me Your Money - Once all the instruments kick in it's hard to top. 2nd favorite solo on the album.

Come Together - People don't realize how great this song really is. It's hard to explain, but oh well.

Octopus' Garden - Ringo's all around great contribution to the album.

Sun King - It's very calming, a lot like Within You Without You.

She Came In Through The Bathroom Window - I like the guitar a lot on this. That's mainly why it's up here.

Here Comes The Sun - once you hear the bass line to this song you start to appreciate it a lot more.

Oh! Darling - Amazing vocal performance by Paul.. let's just leave it at that.

I Want You (She's So Heavy) - they pretty much go wild for majority of the song, in a good way.

Golden Slumbers - Another one George bass'd on. 

The End - Don't know what to say about this. 

Because - Three-part harmonies make it a good listen, but I prefer Sun King for its guitar.

Carry That Weight - It exists..

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26 January 2013
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My brain will explode now.. let's see

  1. Come Together (sue me)
  2. Something
  3. Oh! Darling
  4. Golden Slumbers
  5. Maxwell's Silver Hammer (again sue me)
  6. She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
  7. Here Comes The Sun
  8. Carry That Weight
  9. You Never Give Me Your Money
  10. Because
  11. Octupus's Garden
  12. Mean Mr. Mustard
  13. Polethene Pam
  14. The End
  15. Her Majesty
  16. Sun King
  17. I Want You

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27 January 2013
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I'm not saying I don't love them all, but if I had to rank them, this would be the order:

17. Her Majesty

16. I Want You

15. Carry That Weight

14. Golden Slumbers

13. Because

12. Sun King

11. Polythene Pam

10. Mean Mr. Mustard

9. She Came In Through The Bathroom Window

8. Come Together

7. You Never Give Me Your Money

6. Oh! Darling

5. Octopus's Garden

4. Maxwell's Siver Hammer

3. The End

2. Here Comes The Sun

1. Something

And don't you dare call me a biased George fan.

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27 January 2013
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'Old Brown Shoe'

27 January 2013
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frankdialogue said
'Old Brown Shoe'

Eh? Have i missed something?

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27 January 2013
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Beatles in the Blood said
 

  1. Come Together (sue me)

Why we would sue you, it's among best tunes on that album.

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27 January 2013
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Long John Silver said

Beatles in the Blood said
 

  1. Come Together (sue me)

Why we would sue you, it's among best tunes on that album.

The "Sue Me" reference was probably a nod to Lennon getting sued by Chuck Berry's publisher for ripping off "You Can't Catch Me" - "Here come old flat top/He come grooving up slowly..."

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27 January 2013
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Long John Silver said

Beatles in the Blood said
 

  1. Come Together (sue me)

Why we would sue you, it's among best tunes on that album.

 

Because everybody thinks I'm crazy for having that my second favorite Beatles song.

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27 January 2013
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Ron Nasty
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Beatles in the Blood said

Long John Silver said

Beatles in the Blood said
 

  1. Come Together (sue me)

Why we would sue you, it's among best tunes on that album.

 

Because everybody thinks I'm crazy for having that my second favorite Beatles song.

Why would anyone think you're crazy for having it as you 2nd favourite Beatles song? Usually in my Top 10, sometimes makes Number One. I still like my reference to John's copyright troubles.

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27 January 2013
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Beatles in the Blood said

Long John Silver said

Beatles in the Blood said
 

  1. Come Together (sue me)

Why we would sue you, it's among best tunes on that album.

 

Because everybody thinks I'm crazy for having that my second favorite Beatles song.

It is probably one of their best songs so no need for law suit here a-hard-days-night-george-10/

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28 January 2013
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Oh god this is a toughy because this is my favorite album.

  1. The Melody
  2. Come Together
  3. Something
  4. I Want You/ She's So Heavy
  5. Here Comes The Sun
  6. Because
  7. Maxwell's Silver Hammer- I love the song because of this video, so sue me

   8.Oh Darling

   9. Octopus's Garden

  10. Her Majesty (sorry, I don't count it as the melody even though it was original suppose to be.)

28 January 2013
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Why do you like Maxwell's Silver Hammer because of that video?! That video may have changed my opinion about the song... from 4th place to last! Okay, not really, but that is the most disgusting, sick video I've ever seen. I hate violence. The song is funny, but the images... Do you think it would be better if I actually turned the sound up while watching the video?

Geometry, wisdom, tangerines... "The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say..."

Also known as Egg-Rock, Egg-Roll, E-George, Eggy, Ravioli, Eggroll Eggrolli...

Purple stuff... ellipses...

28 January 2013
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Sky999
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Egroeg Evoli said
Why do you like Maxwell's Silver Hammer because of that video?! That video may have changed my opinion about the song... from 4th place to last! Okay, not really, but that is the most disgusting, sick video I've ever seen. I hate violence. The song is funny, but the images... Do you think it would be better if I actually turned the sound up while watching the video?

Sorry, I have morbid sense of humor sometimes. Two Girls 1 Cup is a worse video.

Let me explain, the way I think of it as is the song Run For Your Life. You don't think of The Beatles writing morbid stuff and how its all bouncy so its kind of funny. Or like Life Brian's "Always Look On The Bright Side of Life" even though thats not  violent, its morbid. I'm not a violent person though. I don't own a gun even though hillbillies in my state are up in arms about the new gun proposals. I use to be deathly scared of knives or any blade, I only slight came over my fears because I had a job a Dominos, so I had to use a blade to cut pizzas. 

3 February 2013
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Let's See how this fairs. This is the ranking without the Medely being considered one track.

1. You Never Give Me Your Money

2. Golden Slumbers

3. The End

4.. Sun King

5. Octopus's Garden

6. Maxwel''s Silver Hammer

7. Carry That Weight

8. Oh! Darling

9. Here Comes The Sun

10. Mean Mr. Mustard

11. Polythene Pam

12. Something

13. Come Together

14. I Want You (She's So Heavy)

15. She Came In Through The Bathroom Window

16. Her Majesty

17. Because

The list with the  Medley considered one track

1. The Medely

2. Octopus's Garden

3. Maxwell's Sliver Hammer

4. Oh! Darling

5. Here Comes The Sun

6. Something

7. Come Together

8. I Want You (She's So Heavy)

9. Her Majesty

10. Because

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20 March 2015
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It's hard to take the songs out of the medley: is Carry That Weight a true "song" out of its context? Here it goes anyway.

1. I Want You (She's so Heavy)
2. Something
3. Come Together
4. The End
5. Oh! Darling
6. Here Comes The Sun
7. You Never Give Me Your Money
8. Because
9. She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
10. Sun King
11. Golden Slumbers
12. Mean Mr. Mustard
13. Octopus's Garden
14. Maxwell's Silver Hammer
15. Her Majesty
16. Polythene Pam
17. Carry That Weight

29 August 2015
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I have made a private response to those comments, @meanmistermustard.

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30 August 2015
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Thank you @Ron Nasty. I've replied and we can carry it on there.

As for the locks i'll see what the other mods think and take it from there.

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