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The Official "Choosing between two Beatlethings" Thread
31 October 2019
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William Shears Campbell
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A.  I gotta start at the beginning.

McCartney or McCartney II

Here | There | Everywhere

It's ya boi!  The one and only Billy Shears (AKA Paul's Replacement)

"Sometimes I wish I was just George Harrison" - John Lennon

 

31 October 2019
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McCartney II . McCartney seems too home made and amateurish.

Nowhere Man or Nobody Told Me?

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31 October 2019
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Nowhere Man ” would be my pick. Whilst “Nobody Told Me” has some good lyrics, I think “Nowhere Man ” feels more personal in terms of both lyrics and music. Also, I prefer a complete song by it’s original composer (I don’t mean any harm towards Ono, who did a good job finishing the incomplete song).

Song to (painfully) remove from “Magical Mystery Tour “: “Strawberry Fields Forever ” or “Penny Lane

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1 November 2019
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CakeMaestor said
Nowhere Man ” would be my pick. Whilst “Nobody Told Me” has some good lyrics, I think “Nowhere Man ” feels more personal in terms of both lyrics and music. Also, I prefer a complete song by it’s original composer (I don’t mean any harm towards Ono, who did a good job finishing the incomplete song).

Song to (painfully) remove from “Magical Mystery Tour “: “Strawberry Fields Forever ” or “Penny Lane “Has

 

HAVE to keep strawberry fields.  If not there is no emotional grounding for an other wise very upbeat album.  Without this song it is almost a different album.apple01 

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Do you want to pick two Beatlethings for us to choose from, @IzzyMissLizzy ? 

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I've been up on the mountain, and I've seen his wondrous grace,
I've sat there on the barstool and I've looked him in the face.
He seemed a little haggard, but it did not slow him down,
he was humming to the neon of the universal sound. 

21 November 2019
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I’ll offer a choice, to keep the thread going in the meantime a-hard-days-night-paul-7…….

OK, songs featuring a female’s name: Dizzy Miss Lizzy ,or Lady Madonna ?

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21 November 2019
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Lady Madonna for the more creative guitar line.

The Beatles Second Album (US) vs Long Tall Sally (Canada)?

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22 November 2019
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Lady Madonna for the more creative guitar line.

The Beatles Second Album (US) vs Long Tall Sally (Canada)?

  

I would have to go for “The Beatles Second Album”  Because neither have a natural flow swo you must go for the one with more options for songs as a default.

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Question:  Do you prefer the SOUND of The Beatles recording “Live” in the studio or with the overdubbed spacious sound of the later years?

22 November 2019
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Definitely their later years. That’s not to say their early stuff is bad but Rubber Soul , Revolver , Sgt. Pepper , and Abbey Road are pretty much perfect whereas their other 7.5 albums aren’t.

John Lennon /Plastic Ono Band or McCartney?

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23 November 2019
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Cherries album is a mildly enjoyable, hummable mishmash of “Wild Honey Pie ” goofoffs and half-songs, with one amazing song (two if you count “Suicide”); POB is a fully unified work of art. That’s the one.

Julia ” or “My Mummy’s Dead “?

Paul: Yeah well… first of all, we’re bringing out a ‘Stamp Out Detroit’ campaign.

         

24 November 2019
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Julia . Whilst both tug at the heart strings, there is less sadness to it to me.

 

Don’t Pass Me By or It Don’t Come Easy?

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25 November 2019
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Don’t Pass Me By

The Inner Light or Long Long Long

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

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25 November 2019
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Don’t forget to explain your decision – flat, unadorned answers make Paul sad! a-hard-days-night-paul-10

I could go either way on LLL or TIL, but this time I’m gonna choose the latter simply for being more aurally exciting – I love the instrumental improvs.

Gone Troppo ” or “Somewhere in England”? 

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25 November 2019
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The GH album came out in 1979, @vonbontee. 1981 was Somewhere in England.

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The Beatles Bible 2020 non-Canon Poll Part One: 1958-1963 and Part Two: 1964-August 1966

9 December 2019
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Would you like to insert a chossing, Ron?

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9 December 2019
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My first “new” George album (rather than an old George album being heard for the first time), and with Gone Troppo  being a bit hit and miss, have to be Somewhrere in England.

All Those Years Ago or Here Today ?

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9 December 2019
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OOF… in terms of emotional impact I have to choose Here Today but tune-wise I choose All Those Years ago. SUCH a hard decision though.

Wondeful Christmasttime or Happy Xmas (War Is Over)?

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Happy Xmas (War is Over). I find Paul’s song a little too kitsch whilst John’s is light but still meaningful.

Monkberry Moon Delight or Helter Skelter ?

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10 December 2019
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This is a hard one for me because I’m such a huge Ram fan and Monkberry is such a good bop! but I love Helter Skelter just a teensy bit more so imma go with that!

Hmmmm…..

 

I’m Down or She’s A Woman

"....When I cannot sing my heart, I can only speak my mind...." 

"....This ain't no party, this ain't no disco, this ain't no fooling around...."

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Both good but John’s guitar on She’s a Woman makes it the clear winner.

Lennon or McCartney (as solo artists?)

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