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Favorite song on Rubber Soul?
24 March 2014
Musketeer Gripweed
Coldspring Harbor, NY
Carnegie Hall
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17 January 2014

^^Like your choices and avatar, used to have it. Um yeah I would say mine are Norwegian Wood and Girl, In My Life is a close third. Love performing Norwegian Wood one of my favorites to play. Girl is also really fun perform very easy also. 

25 March 2014
New Zealand
The Kaiserkeller
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I would say I'm Looking Through You is my favourite, the lyric is very relateable


"I'm Looking Through You, where did you go
I thought I knew you, what did I know
You don't look different, but you have changed
I'm Looking Through You, you're not the same"

12 June 2014
Young lust
A Beginning
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12 June 2014

Hi,my  name  is  Lusine,an  Armenian   from  Armenia,a  huge   Beatles  fan  since  i  was  16(now  i'm  24).Quite  enjoy  your  forum,reading  its  threads,and   only  now  i  finally  have    decided  to  join  you.My  English  is  rather  well  to  take  part  in  the  discussions  but  there  can  be  some  grammar  mistakes,i  hope  you  won't  judge  me  too  hard.a-hard-days-night-george-3

As  to  the  thread,love  this  album,definitely  one  of  the   best  Fab. albums ,and  here  is  my  top  5

1.Norwegian  wood(one  of  my  fav.  Lennon  lead  vocals,the sound  of  sitar  is  amazing,thanks  for  that ,George)

2.In  my  life(some  kind  of  bitter  sweet  to  me  but  i've  always  loved  it)

3.Girl(the   1st    Beatles song  i've  heard  on the  radio  back  then  in  2006  and  it  makes  me  Beatlesmaniac  and  still  love  it)

4.Nowhere  man

5.Think   for  yourself/The  word/You  won't  see  me/Run  for  your  life(can't  decide  each  one  of  them  to  name)

12 June 2014

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4 September 2014
A Beginning
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4 September 2014

Top 5 off R.S.:

1. Girl

2. Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)

3. The Word

4. Think For Yourself

5. Nowhere Man


Personally, I think all of Paul's songs on Rubber Soul were terribly weak compared to Lennon's and Harrison's

4 September 2014
Rita Eleanor
Sitting in his nowhere land
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28 July 2014

Well, it's a tough choice. Many cite Sgt. Pepper and Abbey Road and Rubber Soul guess the slightly underestimated. It's one of my favorite albums (if not my favorite). Because one thing I really appreciate the Beatles are the bass lines, vocals and stereo (among other things, of course), and the Rubber has these very striking features. I will give some examples and then say my favorite. Watch the stereo's vocals What goes on and on "Drive My Car" in part "and maybe I'll love you" is too perfect! Must also mention the festival of guitars on "Think for yourself" and the wonderful drums on "Wait". Anyway, I could mention them all here, each has a striking feature.
But, I must say that In my life is in essence the best (besides being with her that my love for The Beatles began). The vocals, the melodious drums, the amazing bass, the rifs George, accelerated piano, his lyrics and the story that she keeps with her.
Ah, I must also say that the Rubber touch me in a special way in my life, which does not mean that other albums do not have their technical excellence and their amazing!
Now's my list:

1-      In my life

2-      The word

3-      Girl

4-      Drive My Car

5-      Wait

6-      Run for your life

7-      Think for yourself

8-      Norwegian Wood

9-      You won’t see me

10-   What goes on

11-   Nowhere Man

12-   I’m looking throught you

13-   Michelle

14-   If I needed someone

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4 September 2014
Ed Sullivan Show
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8 August 2014

Aboute a year ago was Rubber Soul my favourite Beatles album... But now I don't like it that much anymore, I don't know why... Maybe I listened it too much.

But my top 6 from this album are:

1. Nowhere Man (acctually one of my favourites Beatles songs)

2. Michelle (sooooo sweet)

3. In my life ( just like it :) )

4. Norwegian Wood (it remainds me of my mon 'cause it's her favourite song)

5. Drive My Car (when I'll buy my first car I'll open all the windows, drive very slowly trough the town and listen this song at loud :D)

6. Girl (of cours the titititi :D)

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Rita Eleanor
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4 September 2014
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I know this might be weird to everyone but I love What Goes On the most on Rubber Soul. It's my favorite song on this one. Ringo's singing is most sincere there. Second place would have to be You Won't See Me.

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Rita Eleanor
5 September 2014
Hollywood Bowl
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Even though I grew up with the N.A. Rubber Soul Album, I prefer the U.K. LP with the 14 songs. a-hard-days-night-ringo-15

 - Norwegian WoodNowhere Man, Michelle, Girl & In My Life are studs!  Add Drive My Car to it and you got 6 hits from the Red 1962-1966 LP.  Amazing!!!!!!

This is another reason I find it just as good as Revolver, which only had 2 songs on the Red LP heart

BEATLES Music gives me Eargasms!
6 September 2014
Standing in the dock at Southhampton...
Apple rooftop
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Take a real wild guess what my favorite Rubber Soul song is! I dare ye!!

By hook or by crook, I'll be last in this book.
7 September 2014
The Rhythm Revue
Apple rooftop
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3 June 2014

thisbirdhasflown said
Take a real wild guess what my favorite Rubber Soul song is!

Think For Yourself.

I could never pick a favorite on RS, but Think For Yourself is up there. It's so underrated (as George was and is in general.ahdn_george_05) What Goes On is also very underrated (similar situation as George, but possibly more underrated.a-hard-days-night-ringo-2)

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8 September 2014
Apple rooftop
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Michelle. Such a masterpiece, Paul’s “French tune” as I think somebody called it. One of Paul’s best –with a little help of John as far as I know. Yes, I know the lyrics lack the poetry of “In My Life” or the depth of “Nowhere Man”, or the poignancy of “Girl”. Musically? Perfect vocal, bass and guitar arrangements, and a tune that is unforgettable yet not corny. I love the beginning in French, the way Paul sings “I love you, I need to, I want you” when the melody goes up. I know that for some of you it may be even sappy. But when I listen to it I remember what being in love was like when I was eighteen, so many years ago –and that’s enough for me.

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