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Fool On The Hill.
i hate it for some unknown reason.
Sorry, I just don't like it...
awesome string arrangemnent, great lyrics, short, and the "AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH look at" is hott
The Long and Winding Road
"say you want a revolution"?
long and winding is total shit
yesterday is overplayed and all, but i still like it.
It's on White Album.
"Number nine, number nine, number nine..."
number nine, number nine, number nine.
i prefer Eleanor Rigby though, yep.
At the moment i think the answer is Ob-La-Di-Ob-La-Da or however you say it.
I actually can't.
Even OhBla-bloody-dee isn't that bad.
iagree. but #9 kills anything for being a big pile of blended wumpjuice
not actually one of their best tracks?
its a poor attempt at electronic music that lennon did. messy and poorley thought through. mccarteny apparently did a better one called "carnival of light" around 1967, but its never been released
i don't know where you think you got that idea from, but it most certainly is not.
were you thinking of revolution 1?
and how many revolutions are there?
oh i see you mean the rockier version that backed Hey Jude?
I really like that one.
Yeah. that one.
have you been listening to revolution9 on repeat?
it has some brilliant songs, but not great the whole way through
but to say half of it is shite is a dire misjudgement. there are some weker songs, as you would expect if you throw 33 songs together to form a new album a year after you released sgt pepper, but a lot of it is fantastic.
mainly the second record tho
i really like Back in the USSR, Dear Prudence, While My Guitar Gently Weeps, Happiness Is a Warm Gun, Martha My Dear, I’m So Tired, Blackbird, Piggies, I Will and Julia too for their own merits
you make a good point! cept for martha my dear, piggies, blackbird and while my guitar.
not good songs
I like them, and given a player i could explain why each of them are in fact not not good songs. i personally love piggies, its quirky and got a great bit in the middle where it changes key and i think they rammed an accidental or two in there also.
blackbird too is a beautiful and simple song, i don't actually see how it can be faulted for what it is.
in fact that is the problem with this thread. if the Beatles wanted to write a song they did and i'm sure it sounded like it was meant to. like that song from the yellow submarine soundtrack about being out of tune. it's not a nice listen, but it's what it was meant to be when they started to write it.
thats the one
best cover, as well.
Blue Jay Way
There's quite a lot actually.
OLD BROWN SHOE. Crap.
Sweet Jesus, no! The version on the original album has one of the greatest guitar solos ever, hair-standing-up kinda stuff.
The mop top years. There is something so irritating about She Loves You and Love Me Do.
i dislike the majority of McCartney's post moptop stuff
but there's so much sappy crap besides, it's like listening to an early version of Keane. Yeugh.
good bass line innit. plus, good change to A major for the middle bit
but i hate the guitar hook SO much, and the vocal melody isnt great
i really liek the guitar. the strings are slightly gay, but i would certainly put it down as his most "accomplished" song. not his best, if that makes sense?
old brwon shoe is harrisons best beatles song.
It's hilarious and it leads so greatly into While My Guitar Gently Weeps...
fool on the hill is easily their worst. along with yesterday.
is a bit daft, but I wouldn't call it crap. It's a funny one with the Beatles, they generally had a way with tunes that made even the crap all shiny. And I love the moptop years. In fact, I love pretty much everything they did up to and including 'Sgt Pepper...'.
I'd like to nominate every single song on 'Abbey Road' that George Harrison didn't write. The rest is fucking toilet. 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer'? Fuck off, McCartney, you dribbling cock.
you never give me your money?
the second half of the album - the best, most accomplished peice of consecutive songwriting they ever did.
its one of thier better songs. meaningless, light hearted fun - live a little!
is far more evil than 'Yellow Submarine'. 'Yellow Submarine' is like having your Dad sing you a song before bedtime. 'Octopus...' is like your drunken uncle slobbering in your ear when your parents have left the room.
more fun. its just a bit silly - which is FUN!
I also hate Love me do. Pushed to think of ones i like though Taxman, Paperback Writter and Blackbird are all really quite good.
of people who can play 'Blackbird'. I always thought it was in some weird tuning. Then I watched someone play it on my guitar round a campfire and realised I'm just shit.
I can play... er... 'Ticket To Ride'. Go me!
sounds like a nursery rhyme. shite.
no, its fucking wank.
The reason we have Mr Blobby is because people like you think its okay to emulate fucking yellow submarine
is the seminal British death metal vocalist though. So i'd take that back if i were you.
What year is this?
What Goes On is probably the worst song in the history of recorded music, let alone The Beatles
it hints at carl perkins quite brilliantly. plus, it has some good minor bits in it
and how can you hint at Carl Perkins? The vocals, lyrics and pace are all dreadful.
so you're wrong.
it means I hate people 'hinting' badly at him
Carl Perkins= Genius
Beatles= Pretentious soulless emotional disasters who couldn't write an artistically honest song if their lives depended on it. Wankers
Miss Black America!
Love You Too? It's such a dirge!
they sound so dated now
i'm just doing a "<insert any message board regular>"
But I'd say one of the early throwaway tracks like 'Till There Was You' or 'What You're Doing'.
amazing solo too.
Just doesn't stand out for me.
when i'm 64....
actually in the top 10 beatles songs
i once got home from town on a friday night and turned on my tele and watched a rather interesting educational program about the writing of that song, which really topped off the evening nicely. which was nice, for reece!
is The Ballad of Jon and Yoko. Goofy Beatles, easily forgivable. Whingy Beatles, no thanks. Also Hey Jude, for being so ridiculously overplayed
Within Without You
Carry That Weight
The Ballad Of John And Yoko
All You Need Is Love
The Long And Winding Road
You're Going To Lose That Girl
Don't like them much. The rest I love to bits.
*chokes on Fox's glacier mint*
That's one of my favouritest songs ever! and as such take this as a personal insult. Also, including Ballad of J&Y, something, yesterday and hey jude makes me want to wound you. Other than that, I can take or leave your list.
I don't like the sentiment behind it.
I support a policy of graded taxation?
Oh, get me.
...just you wait...
Oh, right. I can't see the irony really. I just think it is greed/ignorance. Especially considering what has happened (politically) since.
didn't really do serious social commentary.
I remember reading somewhere that George Harrison basically was a bit annoyed at how much he was taxed. I think he got less than 10% of what he earned or something. Of course I may be wrong but my interpretation is that it's just a bit of fun.
side two of Abbey Road! How can it be bad?
While My Guitar Gently Weeps. Actually, most of the ones George wrote are a bit shit. And I don't really like much of the early pop stuff either.
if the beatles had just had george harrison as the song writer they'd still have been great.
he is the epitome of the beatles. some AMAZING songs, some terrible ones.
bare in mind, in those days, they had to knock out an album every 6 months. bands now days get 2-3 years. so the beatles win again.
the Beatles songs George Harrison wrote, I genuinely only like Something, Here Comes The Sun and Blue Jay Way. Think For Yourself, Only a Northern Song and Old Brown Shoe are ok. Most of the rest do absolutely nothing for me, and a select few (Taxman, Piggies, While My Guitar...) actively irritate me.
Which gives Ringo a better average.
on Yellow Submarine. It spoils Revolver for me because I have to skip it every time.
And I hate Hello Goodbye too.
yellow submrine is possibly my fave on revolver. i dont like doctor robert tho.
tomorrow never knows is probably my best off revolver, but it's such a good album
fool on the hill is amaaaaazing!!
i hate rocky raccoon and revolution #9 and alot of the early stuff.
i don't understand!
rubber soul onwards i say!
and A Hard Days Night are both very good albums, they may not be a touch on the stuff from65-69, but very little is.
is alright.. just annoying.
Stuff like 'I Me Mine' is the proper rubbish
(best LP is Sgt Peppers, tho.. of course)
most of the bluesier stuff - stuff like 'taxman' bores me.
fool on the hill is....quite good. And Strawberry Fields is beautiful, I can't understand what's to hate...
Revolution makes me want to tear my own face off. Fucking twee, shit, hackneyed, cliched, whiney pish. Nice sentiment, pitifully expressed. 'Say you want a re-he-vo-luuu-shonnn....wehhh-hehhh-eell you knohhh-ohh-ow..'... oh DO SHUT UP.
But I quite like the rocking single version.
Its clearly the fucking hammer, though lots of their other appalling childrens ditties do come close.
Worst song released by any major sixties artist...truly fucking terrible.
some of this was terrible - What Do You Do? for instance.
and i do count the bonzos as a major sixties artist, as without them, there would be no monty python.
Embarassingly cringeworthy, even when put into its social context.
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i prefer it to 'Get Back'. And most of Let It Be probably.
Dear Prudence sets on my goat, that's all though - such a come-down after the opener. They are the best band that ever graced the airwaves and their back catalogue is testament to that.
The contrast between Back in the USSR and Dear Prudence is great. Dear Prudence in its own right is also very, very good.
There's something 'raaaaaaaah' about Back in the USSR that's completely destroyed by Dear Prudence. I've just got into the habit of skipping it now.
I despise it. It's disgusting.
UNDER THE SEA
IN AN OCTOPUSES GARDEN....
BANG BANG MAXWELLS SILVER HAMMER CAME DOWN...