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Your top 10 Beatles songs
27 June 2010
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Here is mine:

10:Revolution 9,Its in my top ten because of how instrumental and how the future might be

9:Hey Bulldog,The song is funny same with the scene from the movie

8:Don't let me down,A very good song that made me cry

7:Its all to much,Very underrated and long but it was very good

6:Piggies, The song is kinda naughty but the lyrics are good

5:Strawberry Fields Forever,Its very good but sad cause thats where john is :(

4:Penny Lane,I have acculy been there and the place matchs the song

3:I Am The Walrus: Its just Go go ga good

2:Good Day Sunshine,Its a perky go jolly song :)

1:A Day In The Life,All of it is so good(Except the beatles chatter that scares me and sends shivers down my spine)

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27 June 2010
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It's really hard to do, but I'll do my top 5:

 

5: Octopus' Garden: Ringo's best.

4: Her Majesty: If God had a theme song, this would be it.

3: Martha My Dear: Amazing instrumentation. Great piano score.

2: Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite!: Again, amazing instrumentation. Lennon's "innit" period. Really true to himself.

1: Revolution 9: Unexplainable feeling when I hear this. So orgasmic.

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27 June 2010
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MrBig said:

It's really hard to do, but I'll do my top 5:

 

5: Octopus' Garden: Ringo's best.

4: Her Majesty: If God had a theme song, this would be it.

3: Martha My Dear: Amazing instrumentation. Great piano score.

2: Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite!: Again, amazing instrumentation. Lennon's "innit" period. Really true to himself.

1: Revolution 9: Unexplainable feeling when I hear this. So orgasmic.


Very nice list i like it
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27 June 2010
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This is a bit hard to do, but off the top of my head:

10. Everybodys Got Something To Hide Except Me and My Monkey

9. Girl

8. Norwegian Wood

7. I'm Only Sleeping

6. Martha My Dear

5. Come Together

4. Sun King

3. Ticket To Ride

2. Here Comes The Sun

1. Rain

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27 June 2010
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GniknuS said:

This is a bit hard to do, but off the top of my head:

10. Everybodys Got Something To Hide Except Me and My Monkey

9. Girl

8. Norwegian Wood

7. I'm Only Sleeping

6. Martha My Dear

5. Come Together

4. Sun King

3. Ticket To Ride

2. Here Comes The Sun

1. Rain


Why Rain?
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27 June 2010
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MrBig said:

GniknuS said:

This is a bit hard to do, but off the top of my head:

10. Everybodys Got Something To Hide Except Me and My Monkey

9. Girl

8. Norwegian Wood

7. I'm Only Sleeping

6. Martha My Dear

5. Come Together

4. Sun King

3. Ticket To Ride

2. Here Comes The Sun

1. Rain


Why Rain?
 

 

That's right now, but it's probably the coolest song I've ever heard. The whole slowed down feeling of it, the bass line, Ringo, the backwards lyrics, just the whole feel of it.

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27 June 2010
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I like the Raiin raiiin raaaaiiiinnnnn

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28 June 2010
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Difficult, and I'm excluding a big chunk of favourites, but:

10. She Said She Said

9. Sun King

8. Norwegian Wood (This Bird has Flown)

7. Happiness Is A Warm Gun

6. You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)

5. Cry Baby Cry

4. She's Leaving Home

3. No Reply

2. Mother Nature's Son

1. Martha My Dear

Tongue, lose thy light. Moon, take thy flight… see ya, George!
30 July 2010
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Ummm....

Ummm... 

Off the top of my head: 

10. "Octopus' Garden." It's such a joyful piece. And it's Ringo.

9. "Money (That's What I Want)." Hope I'm not breaking any rules by including a cover. 

8. "Dear Prudence." I love how it starts out with just John and his guitar, and then gradually becomes more and more complex, until the very end, when it reverts to John and his guitar. 

7. "Revolution 1." Yes, the slow version. Sounds happier (to me) than the single.  

6. "Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except for Me and My Monkey." I like how it begins one way and completely changes. Plus, the title. How can you not love a song with monkeys in the title? ;) 

5. "I Want to Tell You." It's really... vivid. I can imagine exactly what George was feeling here. 

6. "Rain." If you need me to explain, I can't. Just listen to it. If you still don't get it... a-hard-days-night-ringo-14

4. "A Day In The Life." See above.

3. Abbey Road medley. Oh, what. 

2. "Paperback Writer." Bassline. A cappella beginning. Lyrics. Paul's vocal. Frere Jacques.  

1. "Nowhere Man." A cappella. Lyrics. Ah la la la. 

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30 July 2010
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MeanMrs.Mustard said:

Ummm....

Ummm... 

Off the top of my head: 

10. "Octopus' Garden." It's such a joyful piece. And it's Ringo.

9. "Money (That's What I Want)." Hope I'm not breaking any rules by including a cover. 

8. "Dear Prudence." I love how it starts out with just John and his guitar, and then gradually becomes more and more complex, until the very end, when it reverts to John and his guitar. 

7. "Revolution 1." Yes, the slow version. Sounds happier (to me) than the single.  

6. "Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except for Me and My Monkey." I like how it begins one way and completely changes. Plus, the title. How can you not love a song with monkeys in the title? ;) 

5. "I Want to Tell You." It's really... vivid. I can imagine exactly what George was feeling here. 

6. "Rain." If you need me to explain, I can't. Just listen to it. If you still don't get it... a-hard-days-night-ringo-14

4. "A Day In The Life." See above.

3. Abbey Road medley. Oh, what. 

2. "Paperback Writer." Bassline. A cappella beginning. Lyrics. Paul's vocal. Frere Jacques.  

1. "Nowhere Man." A cappella. Lyrics. Ah la la la. 


 

finally someone else who acknowledges I want to tell you a-hard-days-night-george-3... and the rest is great too

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30 July 2010
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Welcome Bj.

 

My top 10 (in no particular order):

I Am The Walrus. It's the first one I ever heard and knew it was a Beatles song. I love the nonsense of it. Almost like organized chaos!

Hey Jude. This song is just so powerful and inspiring. Great song, despite the long ending.

Helter Skelter. It's more than a song, thanks to Charles Manson.

Within You Without You. I like the sounds of the sitar and this song carries a very important life lesson.

All You Need Is Love. My philosophy on life.

Oh! Darling. I love Paul's vocal performance on this song.

Octopus's Garden. Great guitar, great lyrics, overall greatest song from Ringo.

Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite. How songs are there like this?

Savoy Truffle. This song is brilliance.

Nowhere Man. I can connect with this song.

 

That's it. Once again, welcome Bj

30 July 2010
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1. Tomorrow Never Knows  – This should be in EVERYONE's list! Remember folks, from "Love Me Do" to THIS in 4 (four!) years!

2. Helter Skelter – I love how the Beatles will always be considered "pop" and "sweet" and "uncool" by many – yet on this song they rock harder than anything the Stones or Zeppelin or the Who ever did. And it's sung by Paul, who will always be considered the "sweet" one by many…

3. I've got a feeling – Great cooperation

4. Mother nature's son – Just beautiful, with the brass and Paul's guitar

5. Strawberry fields (Love version) – The end of this version must be on of the most uplifting musical experiences you can get

6. A Day In The Life – No need to say more. And that's Paul doing the "aaaahs".

7. Martha My Dear – I'm really delighted to see this beautiful tune in so many lists!

8. Everybody's got something to hide except for me and my monkey – This ROCKS!

9. Dear Prudence – Great intro, great bass, great drums, great vocals

10. The word – Great drums, great solo, great vocals, great message.

 

Damn, I forgot "I want you (She's so heavy)". Hm, hm, ok, "A Day In The Life" must go, since it's anybody's favourite anyway...

30 July 2010
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Bj said:

 

finally someone else who acknowledges I want to tell you a-hard-days-night-george-3... and the rest is great too


 

I recommend the version from the "Concert for George", which is much better, imo, since all the vocals are IN TUNE there!

30 July 2010
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paulsbass said:

Bj said:

 

finally someone else who acknowledges I want to tell you a-hard-days-night-george-3... and the rest is great too


 

I recommend the version from the "Concert for George", which is much better, imo, since all the vocals are IN TUNE there!


What is that supposed to mean?
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30 July 2010
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MrBig said:


What is that supposed to mean?
 

 

?? Is that hard to get?

IWTTY is one of the VERY few examples where the harmonies on a Beatles song are out of tune. At the very least they sound really strained, especially Paul. That's why this song usually makes my Top 10 Least Favourite List and remains the only not perfect song on "Revolver".

The live version proves it's a great composition, when sung perfectly.

30 July 2010
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paulsbass said:

MrBig said:


What is that supposed to mean?

 


 

?? Is that hard to get?

IWTTY is one of the VERY few examples where the harmonies on a Beatles song are out of tune. At the very least they sound really strained, especially Paul. That's why this song usually makes my Top 10 Least Favourite List and remains the only not perfect song on "Revolver".

The live version proves it's a great composition, when sung perfectly.


I always thought that it had lovely harmonies.
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30 July 2010
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paulsbass's Top Ten post:


 

I approve. a-hard-days-night-paul-6

I found this really cool quote somewhere on the interwebs about Helter Skelter:

“Just reading those lines [of the

Townshend interview] fired my imagination. I thought, right, they’ve

done what they think was the loudest and dirtiest; we’ll do what we

think. I went into the studio and told the guys, “Look, I’ve got this

song but Pete said this and I want to do it even dirtier.” it was a

great brief moment for the engineers, for everyone -just as fuzzy and as

dirty and as loud and as filthy as you can get it is where I want to

go. I was happy to have Pete’s quote to get me there.”

— Paul McCartney on Helter Skelter and The Who’s I

Can See For Miles which Pete Townshend described as “the loudest,

nastiest, sweatiest rock number” that The Who had ever put on tape

Yep.

So anyways, here's mine:

  1. The whole Abbey Road medley, but mostly She Came In Through The Bathroom Window – I've just built a huge connection with these songs, and whenever I hear them together, it gives me a feeling I can't explain. a-hard-days-night-john-5
  2. Martha My Dear and I Will - (I'm cheating by using two) They are just so sweet! Who DOESN'T love those songs?
  3. Mother Nature's Son – Again. Paul is amazing.
  4. Long, Long, Long – Such an underrated song. In my opinion, it's even better than Here Comes The Sun. a-hard-days-night-ringo-6
  5. Like Dreamers Do – I don't know why Paul considered this one a "throw-away". It's adorable.
  6. Ask Me Why - It's cute. Okay? CUTE.
  7. I've Just Seen A Face – See #6.
  8. Your Mother Should Know - Underrated, again. Great backing vocals. Everything else about it.

  9. This Boy - See #7.

  10. It's All Too Much – YEP.

Runners-up:

It's All Too Much

For No One

Lovely Rita

Rain

I tried to include more songs from a variety  of albums, but the White Album is just so GOOD.

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30 July 2010
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MrBig said:

paulsbass said:

MrBig said:


What is that supposed to mean?
 

 

?? Is that hard to get?

IWTTY is one of the VERY few examples where the harmonies on a Beatles song are out of tune. At the very least they sound really strained, especially Paul. That's why this song usually makes my Top 10 Least Favourite List and remains the only not perfect song on "Revolver".

The live version proves it's a great composition, when sung perfectly.


I always thought that it had lovely harmonies.
 

It isn't out of tune, it's an experiment with dissonance. I like the way Paul shifts notes, as if trying to find the perfect "spark" with George's voice. 

If I seem to act unkind, it's only me, it's not my mind that is confusing things.

30 July 2010
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A Fiendish Thingy said:

paulsbass's Top Ten post:



 


 
  1. It's All Too Much – YEP.

Runners-up:

It's All Too Much

 


?
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30 July 2010
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A Fiendish Thingy said:

  1. I've Just Seen A Face – See #6. (It's cute. Okay? CUTE.)

"I've Just Seen a Face?" Cute? a-hard-days-night-ringo-4How'd ya figure that one out? 

MrBig said:

A Fiendish Thingy said:

paulsbass's Top Ten post:


 
  1. It's All Too Much – YEP.

Runners-up:

It's All Too Much

 


?
 

It's so awesome, it needs two spots. 

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