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Ranking Of All The Tunes Of MMT
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  1. Strawberry Fields Forever (Everything about it: the imagery, the lyrics, the melody, the way John sings it. It's a complete masterpiece). 
  2. The Fool On The Hill (I've always liked this song. It's very underrated, and it has great, honest lyrics and a beautiful melody).
  3. I Am The Walrus (Such a well-crafted song, the whole thing is like a journey. I also love the nonsensical, strange lyrics, and every time I hear it, I see John pop up in his walrus suit).
  4. Blue Jay Way (Very underrated song. I think it's a metaphor for how we're all going to die someday (but then again, I think everything is a metaphor for how we're all going to die someday). It's a great example of how weird George is ahdn_george_06). 
  5. All You Need Is Love (Everyone knows the chorus of this song, but it really frustrates me that no one listens to or thinks about this verses. It has some amazing hidden lines).  
  6. Baby You’re a Rich Man (This song has the same problem as All You Need Is Love : no one listens to the verses. Sure, it has a nice, catchy chorus, but the best parts are in the verses).
  7. Penny Lane (This song is always described as the counterpart to SSF, but I've never liked it nearly as much. Sure, it's nice and pleasant, but it doesn't hold any of the meaning or beauty of SSF). 
  8. Hello Goodbye (I dislike this song for the same reason I dislike Penny Lane . They're both too happy and upbeat, and seem fairly pointless). 
  9. Magical Mystery Tour (This song has its place on the album, and it works perfectly there. I have absolutely no problem with it).
  10. Your Mother Should Know (This song is also too upbeat and pointless for me to like it very much).
  11. Flying (I never understood the point of this song until I watched the movie. It's the only song on this album that I skip). 

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TheWalrusWasBrian said some time ago
This one is so psychedelic, man. 

1. Strawberry Fields Forever  always heart

2. Blue Jay Way   Your Mother Should Know (I've been digging the 'granny music' aspect to this one')

3. I Am The Walrus  The Fool On The Hill (The lyricsa-hard-days-night-paul-7)

4. Your Mother Should Know  Blue Jay Way (Still creepy and wonderful)

5. Penny Lane   I Am The Walrus (Stuck in me head right now)

6. All You Need Is Love

7. Hello, Goodbye

8. The Fool On The Hill   Penny Lane (the nostalgiaa-hard-days-night-paul-10brian-epstein)

9. Flying  (in my pink floyd adventures ive come to appreciate this one more. good track)

10. Magical Mystery Tour  (fun)

11. Baby You're A Rich Man  (ok song IMO)

 

  

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For some reason, younger me decided to do a top 5 rather than an actual ranking, so here's my proper attempt. 

I don't really consider this to be one of their proper studio albums, but I do think that it is their most consistently great release, with not a single track I dislike. 

11. Your Mother Should Know - A nice arrangement, and i love the movie scene. Paul's vocal always sounded very clear and smooth on this one. That said, there's not a lot going on lyrically or otherwise, so its at the bottom for not being quite as great as the others. 

10. Magical Mystery Tour - This one is a bit like the Sgt Pepper title track: I like it for what it is, but it works better in its intended purpose than as an actual track. I love the trumpets and stuff. 

9. Flying - I just love how great the band sounds on this one, particularly that guitar part that comes in about 13 seconds through. It really does make me feel like I'm flying. 

8. Blue Jay Way - A very dark composition, certainly one of their most unique efforts. I can't help but feel that it was slightly too low for George's vocal range, something that has always irked me a bit. Still great, though. 

7. Hello, Goodbye - A lot of people dislike this for how simple and poppy it is, but I love it for the same reason. There's a couple of Ringo's drum fills that really grab me, and I love those ascending guitar lines too. 

6. The Fool On The Hill - I always compare this one to Yesterday , I'm not sure why. I love the melody and the wacky arrangement. 

5. Baby, You're A Rich Man - While this one is a bit of a Bungalow Bill in that the chorus doesn't fit particularly well with the rest of the song, it's such a fun and creative recording that I adore it anyway. I played it for my parents the other day and they had somehow never heard it before, but they loved it. 

4. All You Need Is Love - An absolute anthem, and perfect for the time in which it was released. I wish they'd had another go with the slightly fluffed guitar solo, but it's a minor complaint with how awesome this song is overall. 

3. Penny Lane - Pure pop perfection. Everything about this sounds like summer for me (especially the bits about the rain paul-mccartney). The arrangement is pure genius too, and I love all the little details, like the horn solo and others. 

2. I Am The Walrus - One of the coolest, freakiest songs of all time. The surrealist lyrics, the Eleanor-Rigby-got-set-on-fire strings, the pure wildness in John's vocal performance and that absolutely insane ending all make this as great as it is. 

1. Strawberry Fields Forever - For me, their best song. It just captures an atmosphere that no other song does. It was described best as sounding like a big, strange machine mid motion rather than separate instruments playing as a band. The story behind its creation makes it all the more fascinating. 

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1. Strawberry Fields Forever (An absolute masterpiece that marks John's peak in Beatles era–do I need more reason? Read my username!)

2. All You Need Is Love (A great hippie anthem, well capturing the spirit of a generation. John showed his genius in writing universal pieces for the first time.)

3. I Am The Walrus (The essence of John's weirdest mockery and wildest fantasy. I think the MMT movie is well worth watching even only for the IATW part.)

4. Penny Lane (Perhaps my favourite Paul song, a lovely arty piece that brings me happiness. Could be in a higher place, it's just that I have more love for the above ones.)

5. Hello Goodbye (Gives me a similar feeling to AYNIL, just pure joy, cheers me up.)

6. The Fool On The Hill (An elegant folk-ish tune, but I don't particularly love it.)

7. Your Mother Should Know (Humerous, and I love how the boys dance awkwardly to this song. )

8. Baby You're A Rich Man (Tbh John's falsetto makes my ears feel weird, still, funny enough.)

9. Magical Mystery Tour (I think Sgt. Pepper title track is better, but they both open an album pretty well and lead us to a journey.)

10. Blue Jay Way (It's only recently that I began to accept it. Before that all I feel about it is, "please don't be long...or I may be asleep")

11. Flying (It's just a fragment in which I fail to find some value.)

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I did my track list on the previous page, and I’m confident it’s still about the same today. What a fantastic album. Just look at the songs included - they’re some of the very best they ever did, and in the tradition of Pepper. (SFF, IATW, PL, etc)

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I wonder what would have happened if they released MMT instead of Sgt Pepper .

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QuarryMan said
I wonder what would have happened if they released MMT instead of Sgt Pepper .

  

Minds still would’ve been blown.

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1) Strawberry Fields Forever

2) Penny Lane

3) Baby You're A Rich Man .  ( Don't know why but I love this song)

4) All You Need Is Love

5 Magical Mystery Tour .   ( Nice tune but not enough lyrics)

6) Your Mother Should Know

7) The Fool On The Hill

8) I Am The Walrus .  ( Don't know why but I don't love it as much as everyone else does)

9) Flying  

10) Blue Jay Way

11) Hello Goodbye .  ( Again not enough lyrics.  Very repetitive)

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The walrus100 said

8) I Am The Walrus .  ( Don't know why but I don't love it as much as everyone else does)  

Hmmmm.... 

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This album is super underrated... Also another tough one to rank. Here we go. Well actually maybe not as tough.

1. Strawberry Fields Forever - Masterpiece john-lennon-salute_gif

2. I Am The Walrus - A Weird Masterpiece.

3. All You Need Is Love - A Lovely Masterpiece, that ends the album with a huge powerful message for all to take and spread.

4. Penny Lane - Catchy and memorable.

5. The Fool On The Hill - The recorder is great, people who say it's shit don't understand how hard it is to play a recorder to sound good. a-hard-days-night-ringo-6

6. Hello, Goodbye - Repetitive, BUT CATCHY SO WHO CARES? paul-mccartney-thumb_gif

7.  Magical Mystery Tour - Great opening to the album. Carrying on a great tradition. Start off the album with a bang.

8. Your Mother Should Know (I LIKE PAUL'S GRANNY SONGS, DEAL WITH IT. a-hard-days-night-paul-11)

9. Baby, You're a Rich Man - Pretty damn good.

9.Blue Jay Way -  Weird but sounds interesting.

10. Flying - Good instrumental, but I don't listen to the Beatles for instrumentals.

 

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Wow that actually wasn't as hard as I thought, but bloody hell this album is so underrated, but then again you can say that for any album that isn't Sgt. Pepper 's or Revolver lol. Since those two are like the definitive best Beatles albums with the general consensus.

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6. Hello, Goodbye - Repetitive, BUT CATCHY SO WHO CARES? paul-mccartney-thumb_gif

  I'll have you know "Hello, Goodbye " is freaking awesome.

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CakeMaestor said

knowhereman said

6. Hello, Goodbye - Repetitive, BUT CATCHY SO WHO CARES? paul-mccartney-thumb_gif

  I'll have you know "Hello, Goodbye " is freaking awesome.

  

I'm well aware. a-hard-days-night-john-3

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knowhereman said
This album is super underrated... Also another tough one to rank. Here we go. Well actually maybe not as tough.

1. Strawberry Fields Forever - Masterpiece john-lennon-salute_gif

2. I Am The Walrus - A Weird Masterpiece.

3. All You Need Is Love - A Lovely Masterpiece, that ends the album with a huge powerful message for all to take and spread.

4. Penny Lane - Catchy and memorable.

5. The Fool On The Hill - The recorder is great, people who say it's shit don't understand how hard it is to play a recorder to sound good. a-hard-days-night-ringo-6

6. Hello, Goodbye - Repetitive, BUT CATCHY SO WHO CARES? paul-mccartney-thumb_gif

7.  Magical Mystery Tour - Great opening to the album. Carrying on a great tradition. Start off the album with a bang. Genius composing by George Martin. 

8. Your Mother Should Know (I LIKE PAUL'S GRANNY SONGS, DEAL WITH IT. a-hard-days-night-paul-11)

9. Baby, You're a Rich Man - Pretty damn good.

9.Blue Jay Way -  Weird but sounds interesting.

10. Flying - Good instrumental, but I don't listen to the Beatles for instrumentals.

 

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Wow that actually wasn't as hard as I thought, but bloody hell this album is so underrated, but then again you can say that for any album that isn't Sgt. Pepper 's or Revolver lol. Since those two are like the definitive best Beatles albums with the general consensus.

  

That’s a damn good ranking. I haven’t ranked it yet, but I expect when I do it’ll look a lot like this. apple01

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I wouldn't say that it's underrated, @knowhereman, just judged differently since it's not a proper Beatles album. It's a Capitol compilation of Parlophone's double MMT EP and 3 1967 singles. There was no thought by them on those songs going together, with the exception of side one. It's a round-up of the obvious choices necessitated by EPs never really taking off in America, let alone a double EP.

To me, I judge it as the 1967 shaped hole in Past Masters - and I'm not gonna call PM one of their best albums, though it does contain much of their best work.

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I wouldn't say that it's underrated, @knowhereman, just judged differently since it's not a proper Beatles album. It's a Capitol compilation of Parlophone's double MMT EP and 3 1967 singles. There was no thought by them on those songs going together, with the exception of side one. It's a round-up of the obvious choices necessitated by EPs never really taking off in America, let alone a double EP.

To me, I judge it as the 1967 shaped hole in Past Masters - and I'm not gonna call PM one of their best albums, though it does contain much of their best work.

  

I say underrated as in underappreciated. And there are a lot of albums that get overlooked due to there just being too many good albums. I think the word underrated might not be appropriate for the way I mean it. 

 

The way I see it general consensus always puts MMT near like the bottom for album rankings. (Not in order) but people tend to rate Sgt. Peppers, Revolver , Abbey Road , Rubber Soul , White Album , etc over it. 

Not saying I don't agree with you, because I do. It's hard to call a Beatles album underrated or overrated and I was actually reading about that earlier on another forum post which made me think to come back to mine and re edit it. I don't think MMT gets nearly as much love as it should. That's the case for a lot of albums tbf, Beatles are just that damn good.

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knowhereman said 

Wow that actually wasn't as hard as I thought, but bloody hell this album is so underrated, but then again you can say that for any album that isn't Sgt. Pepper 's or Revolver lol. Since those two are like the definitive best Beatles albums with the general consensus.

  

Abbey Road would like a word a-hard-days-night-ringo-15 

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knowhereman said 

Wow that actually wasn't as hard as I thought, but bloody hell this album is so underrated, but then again you can say that for any album that isn't Sgt. Pepper 's or Revolver lol. Since those two are like the definitive best Beatles albums with the general consensus.

  

Abbey Road would like a word a-hard-days-night-ringo-15 

  

Abbey Road can have a word.

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knowhereman said

Kaniffee said

knowhereman said 

 

Wow that actually wasn't as hard as I thought, but bloody hell this album is so underrated, but then again you can say that for any album that isn't Sgt. Pepper 's or Revolver lol. Since those two are like the definitive best Beatles albums with the general consensus.

  

Abbey Road would like a word a-hard-days-night-ringo-15 

  

Abbey Road can have a word.

  

Abbey Road 's word: broccoli

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