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No, Not Another List! Beatles Songs Listed Worst to Best

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by dtripoli, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. Worst: Good Day Sunshine (I can think of a lot worse)
    Best: Day in the Live (I can think of a lot better)
    There never will be agreement on which are best or worst.
    I'm sure if you reversed the order it wouldn't make a difference.
    I enjoyed this list not so much for the rankings but for the comments after each song.

    The List Here

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  2. Earlier this week a category on Jeopardy was about Beatles songs. I didn't know most of them, but that doesn't bother me.
    The White Album is the only one I ever owned, but it's a lovely album.
  3. Totally disagree with their order of songs.
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  4. I'm in agreement with your disagreement.
  5. sowilson


    Jul 5, 2013
    Best tune of all time "You know my name" and the A side of the single was pretty good too
  6. 12BitSlab

    12BitSlab Supporting Member

    Nov 28, 2016
    I would think that "Revolution #9" would elicit strong feelings one way or another.
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  7. OldDog52

    OldDog52 Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 1, 2011
    So on a 0 to 10 scale, is "Good Day Sunshine" a 0? Or is it maybe like a 7?

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  8. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    With 237 original tunes written by the Beatles, numbering them worst to best is truly an exercise in futility. And a time consuming endeavor at that.
  9. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    They had A Taste of Honey rated #208. I stopped looking at that list.
    Not even written by a Beatle...

    They recorded 409 songs, 172 covers, 237 originals.
    this list rates "all 213".

    Bogus list.
  10. Low84

    Low84 Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2014
    Each time I hear it, I think the "Yellow Submarine" should be torpedoed.
  11. I fully agree with your assessment.

    These "lists" are usually good for little more than bird cage droppings.
  12. Son of Wobble

    Son of Wobble

    Mar 8, 2010
    Fun, subjective list. Thanks for posting.
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  13. You must be including the BBC recordings and some bootlegs, because I've played every single Beatles song and there aren't 409 of them.
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  14. Fun?! Heresy! This is serious!
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  15. alaskaleftybass

    alaskaleftybass Will Hanbury, Jr. Supporting Member

    Mar 21, 2012
    Sitka, Alaska

    I like numbers.......

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  16. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    Yes. These include BBC sessions, outtakes and unused songs appearing on the anthology sets and their funny Christmas message songs, etc.
    All songs they recorded according to Wikipedia total 409.
    I just googled it..
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  17. The Beatles wanted to get to a total of 'One after 909' songs but knew they wouldn't make it without killing each other so they stopped at '409' to pay tribute to the Beach Boys...
    I read that on the Internet so it must be true...

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  18. Rocker949


    Apr 20, 2005
    I've read a few other articles by this so-called rock music critic before. It's clear we simply do not share the same taste in music at all. He does do his research. He isn't lazy. He is reasonably well-informed. But it's clear to me he doesn't even like the Beatles. That's fine; it doesn't matter to me. I like a lot of other bands besides the Beatles, too, just not the same ones this guy likes. However, try as he may, he really doesn't seem able to connect with the Beatles music at all in a way that is even remotely emotional. In listening to music, it does help to be able to feel the music. This hipster in that respect is lost. Also, I did not appreciate some of his dismissive comments about George Harrison. Nevertheless, I think he was just trying to fulfill his function as a critic and really got carried away a number of times in compiling that list.
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  19. Jloch86


    Aug 1, 2016
    New Jersey
    Best - I'm Only Sleeping
    Worst - Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite
  20. Dig A Pony at #209?

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