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The Official "Choosing between two Beatlethings" thread
27 April 2019
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Disc 1 has stronger songs in general, but disc 2 has 'Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)'. a-hard-days-night-ringo-14 I guess I'll go with Disc 1 because of 'Run Of The Mill ', though.

Boss Man Paul or Boss Man John?

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2 May 2019
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I'm not 100% sure what this question means, but one's answered in a few days so I'll give it a go.

I'd say Boss Man Paul because the 2 albums he's credited with being the strongest influence on (Abbey Road and Sgt. Pepper ) are my 2 favorite Beatles albums.

If this was supposed to mean something different then whoops.

The Word or All You Need Is Love ?

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2 May 2019
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The Word . It being may favourite song full stop, AYNIL had no chance!

 

Paul on Rubber Soul or George on Revolver ?

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2 May 2019
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My Thought Process: George on Rubber Soul .  Oh wait Paul on Revolver is good too.  What was the question again?

I guess Paul on Rubber Soul because his songs were consistently good whereas George on Revolver had a knock out, a really good song, an extremely forgettable one (I'll leave it to the imagination which one's whicha-hard-days-night-george-10).

How bout I switch it around.  George on Rubber Soul or Paul on Revolver ?

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2 May 2019
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Paul on Revolver with no doubt. Man, he gave really great songs, Eleanor Rigby , Here, There And Everywhere etc. I have nothing against George on Rubber Soul , but he didn't give the best works on that album. He was still growing as a songwriter.

John on A Hard Day's Night or Paul on Sgt. Pepper ?

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2 May 2019
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Aaaaarrrrrhgflghdfkdgsjdgsgsf what a terrible, terrible decision. I guess John on AHDN ? Because of AHDN and I Should Have Known Better and If I Fell and all that magnificence?

George on Please Please Me or Ringo on Abbey Road ?

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Ringo on Abbey Road without a doubt. It's a better album anyway, and Ringo's drumming on it is utterly magnificent and some of his best work ever. Plus, Octopus's Garden .

John on 'Fame' or David Gilmour on 'No More Lonely Nights'?

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John on Fame, for two reasons:

1. John

2. Fame

I rest my case.

Billy Preston or George Martin?

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2 May 2019
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George Martin, since he was essential to pretty much every Beatles album and contributed loads to plenty of my favourite Beatles songs. 

The reference to Ob-La-Di on Savoy Truffle or the reference to Lucy in the Sky on I Am The Walrus

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2 May 2019
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Savoy Truffle because I love when Beatles trax reference others on the same album, like the Pepper reprise or Pam/Mustard. Plus the lament is funny and heartfelt. (Exasperated George to Perfectionist Paul after rehearsing the song 75 times: "We all KNOW it!!) 

Female name: Molly or Prudence?

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Sorry (and no offence to anybody named Prudence reading a-hard-days-night-ringo-14), but the name Prudence reminds me of prunes, so I think I'll go with Molly. ahdn_paul_02

Victor Spinetti as the TV director or the mad scientist?

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2 May 2019
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The mad scientist. His part is bigger and funnier and in my opinion he plays it better.

Algernon or Foot?

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2 May 2019
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Algernon is more lovable, but the character doesn't even really look like a scientist to me. (Besides, Roy Kinnear will always be Veruca Salt's dad to me.) Foot, I say. Up up up! Up up!

Get Back : John's guitar solo or Billy's piano solo?

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2 May 2019
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John's solo because 1) John 2) It's a pretty decent solojohn-lennon-salute_gif

The orchestra in I Am The Walrus or Something ?

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2 May 2019
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I'll go with Walrus because the orchestra is such a distinct part of the song, whereas with Something that part seems to fall to the background more for me.

 

I Want You or She's So Heavy?

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3 May 2019
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I Want You, because it's the first half of the song and you haven't grown tired of it yet.

(now I know this question has three Beatlethings to choose from instead of two, but it's quite essential:)

Paul, George, or John as a guitarist, based on the The End solos ONLY?

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I think George just has the edge over Paul in this regard, with John's playing also being stylish and appropriate for the part.

Jelly babies or ripe tomatoes?

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3 May 2019
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Jelly babies. Tastier and less messy.

Old Fred or Young Fred?

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Ýoung Fred. Old Fred's style of speech makes me impatient.

Paul noodling on the organ in Help ! or on the piano in AHDN ?

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Organ. Anyone who uses comic books instead of sheet music has won my respect.

George playing sitar or John playing harmonica?

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