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Old 09-14-2008, 01:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default All Time Favourite Beatles Track?

I am hoping this has'nt been done before. I will make an official thread when all the nominations are in ONE MONTH from today. Choose your track and explain why you chose it. I will then compile a MB top ten and use the best appraisals for each song in the top ten. GO.

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A Day In The Life - 2
Across The Universe - 1
Here Comes The Sun - 2
Hello Goodbye - 1
Happiness Is A Warm Gun - 1
I Want You (She's So Heavy) - 2
Helter Skelter - 1
Eleanor Rigby - 2
We Can Work It Out - 1
Martha My Dear - 1
Dear Prudence - 3
For No One - 2
Hey Jude - 1
Blackbird - 2
You Never Give Me your Money - 1
In My Life - 2
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"A Day In The Life" -- The Beatles' compositional talents came together the best in this one. Perfect melodies, varied pacing, evocative and absorbing lyrics. A candidate for best song ever.
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Old 09-14-2008, 02:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Across The Universe - Such a timeless ballad, there's something about how stripped down it sounds along with the message it carries that really hits me.
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Old 09-14-2008, 09:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Here Comes the Sun
I remember walking down the aisle as a flower girl at my aunts wedding when I was 3 years old. Still gives me the chills everytime. One of the best love songs ever, and simply beautiful. It was sung to me when I was little to get me to sleep, and just brings back so many memories. Maybe not their all-time best track, but definately my favorite.
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Old 09-14-2008, 10:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
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An easy choice.... not!


I`ll go for a childhood memory, around age 8 `ish sometime....

Waking up to Hello Goodbye as the radio alarm came on - sweet.
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Happiness is a Warm Gun: The way this song flows is incredible to me. I mean there's all these pieces to it that if you'd listen to them on their own sound like completely different songs but they've manage to transition them into a blissful and creative masterpiece.
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I Want You (She's So Heavy) as explained in the other thread.
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Old 09-15-2008, 05:19 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Helter Skelter Where the band who wrote songs like When I'm Sixty-Four was put to sleep for about 4 minutes and they decided to kick arse. It still sounds fairly heavy these days, those choppy guitars, the drums and bass that sounds like they're being battered to within an inch of they're lifes, and Paul who always seemed so innocent screaming his arse off. A large proportion of this a pretty experimental jam but deep down it's still a pop song that gets me moving every time.
A lot of people praise this song as they see it as the first birth of heavy metal, i praise it as it was another re-invention for a band that had many. It just might have been their best.
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Old 09-15-2008, 07:15 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I think i may have to go with 'Eleanor Rigby'. It was such an unusual track for it's time and is a classic case of quality not quantity (in terms of instruments used). Also it is one of the few instances when lyrical content greatly enhances the composition.

Honourable mentions to:

And I Iove Her
A Day In The Life Of
Yesterday
Paperback Writer
I Want You
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I hate to be a square, but...

A Day In The Life - Sonically, it may be one of their worst, but to me, this is the most compelling and forceful track on Peppers and in their entire discography.
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