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Which Half of The White Album do you prefer?
4 February 2019
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I would definitely choose the first half because it has WMGGW and I Will and those two songs are essential to my existence. Also, no Revolution 9 . I would definitely miss a lot of stuff from side 2 though, like Yer Blues and Savoy Truffle and Long, Long, Long .

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I’ve gotta say the first half, even though I absolutely love Good Night and Mother Nature’s Son. My reasons for this is just because I like The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill , Blackbird , and I Will . (And of course a bunch of other songs on the first half that I’m too lazy to type out.)

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Also, no Revolution 9 .

I find it odd that so many people dislike this song. I mean, sure it’s kinda really annoying after a while, and it’s unnecessarily long, but I appreciate the “sound collage” style they were going for. mccartney-shrug_01_gif Idk, just my opinion.

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silverhammerYT said
I’ve gotta say the first half, even though I absolutely love Good Night and Mother Nature’s Son. My reasons for this is just because I like The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill , Blackbird , and I Will . (And of course a bunch of other songs on the first half that I’m too lazy to type out.)

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50yearslate said

Also, no Revolution 9 .

I find it odd that so many people dislike this song. I mean, sure it’s kinda really annoying after a while, and it’s unnecessarily long, but I appreciate the “sound collage” style they were going for. mccartney-shrug_01_gif Idk, just my opinion.

  

I don't dislike it, it just doesn't really qualify as a song to me, and it's too long. Also, it took up a lot of precious space on the album. Basically what I'm saying was that Revolution 9 would be a song from the second half that I wouldn't miss.

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Haven't got much to add to this discussion. Flyingbrians' ranking of the four sides matches my own, as far as that goes, so both the top and bottom halves of the package balance out, enjoyability-wise. In other words, I can't decide which half I prefer, and don't want to. Good thing my opinion isn't terribly valuable!

(And it's maybe worth noting that the original editions of this album had Sides 1-4 and Sides 2-3 on separate discs, as was the practice at the time. So the question of which of the two slices of vinyl one prefers may ultimately depend on which edition one owns. Just a footnote...)

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The first half.

One of my few little quibbles with the White Albim is how there isn’t a John vocal from Blackbird to I Will .a-hard-days-night-john-1

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I can't choose. There are gems all over this album and I love it for what it is.

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Top half if were talking CDs....ahdn_john_08_gif

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