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Who was the best Beatle on Abbey Road?
22 August 2017
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sir walter raleigh
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I think George was the MVP on this album, however, I agree with Quarryman that all four did some of their best work playing and writing on this album.

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22 August 2017
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Sir Walter, I completely agree that George shone on this album in all of his songs. Listening to it, it seems like he came into his own as as good a songwriter as John and Paul. This momentum rose and peaked when he released All Things Must Pass

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And without his masterful guitarwork and songwriting help, Octopus Garden would be bland and forgettable. But with George’s intro lick and playing on the whole song, I cannot keep from smiling when I hear it. 

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22 August 2017
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^^I thought John played that lick…

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^^I thought John played that lick…  

And here I thought Dark Overlord was taking a break from the forum. I’m pretty sure George played it though since its kind of a lead lick, and he is credited with lead guitar. 

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I was sure that John played it (on his Telecaster), and I remember reading somewhere that that is what happened…a-hard-days-night-george-4Where’s DO when you need him?a-hard-days-night-george-10

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I’m pretty sure it’s George, considering he’s credited and it sounds much more in his style than John’s. 

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23 August 2017
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It’s George playing through a Leslie speaker.

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For me, it’s between Paul and George,but I’m leaning more towards George, just for Something alone. I love that song

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I like what they all brought to the table, but I’d have to go with Paul on this one. His contributions were significant here.

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The Best Beatle on the album was obviously the Beetle behind George a-hard-days-night-john-6paul-mccartney-facepalm_gif

 

But seriously, i think Paul really Shone the most on this LP

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Paul has so many great songs, and John did too, but two of George’s very best songs ever are on this LP, and so is the best Ringo-written song. 

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