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Easiest Album for Beatles Newbies
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Sgt. Pepper ‘s Lonely Hearts Club Band because it’s also a concept album where all of the songs sound different.

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HELP! would be the start off point I’d choose. Has the pop and rock razzle dazzle combined with the more sofisticated material emerging.

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SgtPeppersBulldog said
I’d say Rubber Soul because I feel it’s the bridge between their earlier poppy sound and what would become the groundwork for the later albums, although I think that could be said of HELP! too.

  

I agree. Rubber Soul would be my choice too. 

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I would go with Abbey Road . It’s the safest choice to go with. It’s also the album of theirs I have borrowed out to people the most. 

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I think it has to be Rubber Soul …. there are so many ‘hits’ on there, even though there were no singles taken from it! It is a very accessible album, more so probably than Revolver , which is my favourite album?

Help or A Hard Days Night would be perfect to show someone the earlier style.

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Little Piggy Dragonguy said
I would go with Abbey Road . It’s the safest choice to go with. It’s also the album of theirs I have borrowed out to people the most. 

  

Abbey Road is a masterpiece but I would prefer giving people something more in the middle of their career rather than the end.

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hi! im a beatles fan but i dont have any albums! i wonder which one should i get first! (i like 65-70 beatles the most)

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Greetings, @amibingus3! I moved your post here so you can see the suggestions Forumpudlians have given to a similar question. Please let us know which albums you choose.

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I think age plays a key role today.

The early albums (Please Please – Help !) are pretty much outdated. They sound extraordinary, still, yes, but like 50s music they don’t play a large role in kid’s lives today. (Anyone about 20 and younger would only recognize “Great Ball of Fire” and “Elvis”. — I know, a bit broad!

This is why I suggest Sgt. Pepper or Revolver to start. Revolver is light enough and easier to listen to because it is much more stable and has a similarity between its songs- a uniformity. Pepper is great, but you will go from “Getting Better ” to “She’s Leaving Home ” and “Reprise” which May be a bit advanced for someone who doesn’t even know the Beatles.

 

Later albums are also advanced, but hey, it takes about 1 song and 1 listen to fall in love, so anything is possible.

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amibingus3 said
hi! im a beatles fan but i dont have any albums! i wonder which one should i get first! (i like 65-70 beatles the most)

  

I still say Rubber Soul

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I would say Help or Rubber Soul – accessible but something different is starting to happen with the song writing and production. 

Having said that, the first album I heard and fell in love with was Sgt Pepper . As a child I found the characters and sound effects fascinating. 

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As an introduction, I personally would choose A Hard Day’s Night . Fabulous mid-early material that is all original. 

Then they can watch one on the greatest movies of all time! a-hard-days-night-john-6ahdn_paul_02a-hard-days-night-george-4a-hard-days-night-ringo-10

 

Fantastic Highlights:

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If I Fell

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(All of them really, LOL)

Such great melodic music to pull you in. Probably my 3rd favorite Beatles album after Abbey Road and Rubber Soul .

 

Of course Red/Blue would be a no brainer if that fills the OP’s criteria. paul-mccartney-thumb_gif

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Love Me Do

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Come Together .

Then let the newbie recover from his daze and explore how they got from A to Z.

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LucyInTheSkyWithHackneyDiamonds said
I think age plays a key role today.

The early albums (Please Please – Help !) are pretty much outdated. They sound extraordinary, still, yes, but like 50s music they don’t play a large role in kid’s lives today. (Anyone about 20 and younger would only recognize “Great Ball of Fire” and “Elvis”. — I know, a bit broad!

This is why I suggest Sgt. Pepper or Revolver to start. Revolver is light enough and easier to listen to because it is much more stable and has a similarity between its songs- a uniformity. Pepper is great, but you will go from “Getting Better ” to “She’s Leaving Home ” and “Reprise” which May be a bit advanced for someone who doesn’t even know the Beatles.

 

Later albums are also advanced, but hey, it takes about 1 song and 1 listen to fall in love, so anything is possible.

@amibingus3 

  

im actually really like early RnB and rock from 50s! and im preety expicienced with the beatles cus i listened to every of their songs and movies 

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