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Thursday, October 6. 2011
OK, we all agree that Sargent Pepper was a stunning George Martin production but, that aside, what is your favorite?
Mine was/is Rubber Soul. No, it's Revolver.
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I know it's a soundtrack with only a few original tracks on it, but I'd have to go for "Yellow Submarine". After all, "Hey Bulldog" is on it.
"Hey Bulldog" is maybe the most underrated / unknown Beatles tune. That is one tough opening riff. And the vocals are right on the edge of hostile.
Tough call. 1) white album 1a) abbey road 1b) revolver
All great in their own way....
Oh please - Their best was their third US album - "Hard Day's Night". It was a transitional album in which they were beginning to flesh out some of their later albums and songs - individual and as a group.
The only other album that might compare is
Might compare is...what? WTH? :>)
Rubber Soul - which is another transitional album.
Meet the Beatles is the only one I ever liked. I had friends who loved the Beatles, so I heard alot of the music. Never really understood the appeal, to be honest.
Favorite beatles album has always been BEATLES 6. lot of good classic beatles sound. George Harrison's guitar is very
prominant. Every little thing, I don't want to spoil the party,
words of love, what your doing. great stuff
Very close, but I go with:
1. Abbey Road
2. White Album
4. Dr. Pepper
For a long time my favorite was "Yesterday and Today" - I didn't learn 'till later that it was only released in the U.S. and contained songs from "Help", "Rubber Soul", and "Revolver" that were not included on the U.S. released versions of those LP's. So it contains a lot of cherries.
And I've got a soft spot for the original U.K version of "Beatles for Sale". When I found out Capitol had chopped up the original LP song sequences it really pissed off my teenage sense of order and propriety, so I started buying imports. That was the first one I found, released on Parlophone.
But, at one point or another, every Beatles album after ". . for Sale" has been my favorite for a while.
They never did replace "real rock and roll" in my book! One or two good songs, but that was it for me!
MEET THE BEATLES - "I wanna hold your hand" - "Don't bother me" - "Till there was you" - "Not a second time" - My first pre-teen crush and first awareness of pop music...........now that I'm old and wise, it all seems pretty silly. Still, I like those songs.
My favorite Beatles album is The Mothers of Invention, We're only in it for the Money
"Meet the Beatles" it had the greatest impact. When released it blew everything else away period. From that moment forward pop music had changed forever. Great songs and tremendous energy, the sound, the look, the exotic nature of it all coming from Britain can't be matched, you had to be there. The scream-age, I thought holy cow if they can make all those girls scream to the point of crying call me Paul.
Bach speaks with God in the language of mathematics, Mozart in the language of fun, Vivaldi in the language of love, Beethoven in the language of exaltation.
The Beatles jingle jangle like the band in a traveling carnival, or a drunken village festival. Plink, plonk, plink, plonk, change chords, plink, plonk, yell tunelessly about sex and puppy love, plink, plonk.
Jesus H. Christ, grow up.
Abbey Road is the only one I can listen to all the way through anymore.
Abbey Road side two --a studio production --here played straight through in one session by the ''Fab Faux'':
These guys, all of them professionals with pretty stellar CVs (Tonight Show, Leno, et cetyera) really blow it out --not just an opinion, read the comments.
Maggie's ran this video a year or three ago --
My older sibling was just the right age to become a "Bealte-manic," so I grew up listening to ALL of them, over and over. Having said that, I usually list my favorites as:
1.) Abbey Road
2.) White Album
3.) Rubber Soul
5.) A Hard Days Night
Their special genius to me was always that they were better together; the sum was always better than the parts, as good as those parts were, even after they split up.
Doesn't anyone like Beatles 6? Kansas City-8 days a week-a great Harrison song You like me to much-Words of love, the only Buddy Holley song they recorded- Yes it is(please don't wear red tonight) and a truely great love song,Every little thing. Come on this was some great stuff. There were 11 beatles albums released in the U.K. There were 18 albums released in the U.S. I have all 18. I have some albums that have alternate beginnings to songs. Neat stuff