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Why is Beatles For Sale so underrated
5 December 2018
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I have thought about the same thing about Beatles For Sale . This album is definitely underrated. We must remember that the Beatles themselves had a very tight time schedule, with World tour and live performances, TV shows etc. The pressure on them was extreme. Beatlemania was taking its’ toll. And the drugs the Beatles used to manage that pressure made the matters worse for them. EMI also wanted the album to be released on time for Christmas sale, and I think that made extra pressure on the group. Yes, the Beatles had to make cover versions of 1950’s rock’n’roll songs, but the cover versions were really great. Personally, I find the Beatles’ version of Rock’n’Roll Music greater than Chuck Berry’s original version, and the Beatles’ version of Words Of Love greater than Buddy Holly’s original version. 

Personally I think this album is underrated because it was made by the Beatles. If it had been made by any other group, I don’t think it would be underrated the same way. 

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7 December 2018
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BFS is the album that I grew to appreciate the most out of the albums. I used to think it was a dip of sorts, a breather after AHDN , before they moved onto Help . But there’s so much gold on there. Any other band would like to have this in their canon.

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9.A Hard Day’s Night 10.Please Please Me 11.Beatles For Sale 12.With The Beatles 13.Yellow Submarine

11 December 2018
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Timothy said
Any other band would like to have this in their canon.  

Not like, LOVE.

This album very well might be my favorite after Help , Rubber Soul , AHDN , and Revolver .

Love one another.

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12 December 2018
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I gotta say Eight Days A Week is perfection. Especially the Anthology demos with the opening harmonies.

1.The Beatles 2.Sgt. Pepper 3.Abbey Road 4.Magical Mystery Tour 5.Rubber Soul 6.Revolver 7.Help! 8.Let It Be
9.A Hard Day’s Night 10.Please Please Me 11.Beatles For Sale 12.With The Beatles 13.Yellow Submarine

12 December 2018
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It's got songs that other bands would die for.......Wouldn't be without it in my life ........But I've always thought it was the weakest album barring Please Please Me .

'No Reply ' was the start of something that would be megatons bigger than a pop boy band.

 

I have a friend who always says it's his favourite.....Who knows?

12 December 2018
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2 great songs, intro: No Reply & I'm A Loser .  Fantastic!!!

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13 December 2018
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Bongo said
2 great songs, intro: No Reply & I'm A Loser .  Fantastic!!!  

I’m A Loser is one of the purest forms of self analysis John ever did, way before Plastic Ono. Love the melody too.

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13 December 2018
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Something random I just noticed concerning this song: both of John's Dylan-inspired songs (I'm A Loser , You've Got To Hide Your Love Away ) use the word "clown" and in an interview John said he hated the word clown and never used it until he realized Bob Dylan used it. 

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