Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The 83 Best Beatles Songs Of All Time

As always with a list like this, it's incredibly, incredibly subjective. Most of these songs have been part of my life since infancy, so it's almost hard in a way to judge them as 'songs.' It'd be like making a list of my favourite words or something. If I made up a new list at this time next year, it would likely be radically different --- except for the #1. I think that'll be my favourite for a long, long time.

If I've left your top Beatles track off the list, just pretend it was an 84-song listing and your favourite was stuck at the end. That's right, the end. So I'll acknowledge your choice, but judge it inferior to my own.

"Mark, if the love you take is indeed equal to the love you make, you're not making much love by sticking your readers' choice at 'The End.' "

Shut up, voice of reason. And stop making lyric-related puns.

83. Come Together
82. For You Blue
81. Happiness Is A Warm Gun
80. Love Me Do
79. I've Got A Feeling
78. Maxwell's Silver Hammer
77. Polythene Pam
76. I'm So Tired
75. You Never Give Me Your Money
74. No Reply
73. The One After 909
72. From Me To You
71. Fixing A Hole
70. I'm A Loser
69. Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
68. Free As A Bird
67. Hello Goodbye
66. Lovely Rita
65. I Will
64. It Won't Be Long
63. Penny Lane
62. All You Need Is Love
61. If I Fell
60. Honey Pie
59. Something
58. I Want To Hold Your Hand
57. A Hard Day's Night
56. Helter Skelter
55. Octopus' Garden
54. Paperback Writer
53. She's Leaving Home
52. Blackbird
51. Another Girl
50. Rain
49. You're Gonna Lose That Girl
48. Hey Jude
47. Can't Buy Me Love
46. Nowhere Man
45. Day Tripper
44. Baby You're A Rich Man
43. While My Guitar Gently Weeps
42. Tell Me Why
41. Eight Days A Week
40. Please Please Me
39. Drive My Car
38. Rocky Raccoon
37. The Night Before
36. I'm Only Sleeping
35. Yes It Is
34. Got To Get You Into My Life
33. I Saw Her Standing There
32. You Won't See Me
31. Don't Pass Me By
30. I'm Looking Through You
29. A Day In The Life
28. Ticket To Ride
27. For No One
26. I Am The Walrus
25. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
24. Ballad of John and Yoko
23. The Fool On The Hill
22. Lady Madonna
21. Yesterday
20. Eleanor Rigby
19. Two Of Us
18. Get Back
17. And Your Bird Can Sing
16. All My Loving
15. Let It Be
14. Across The Universe
13. She Loves You
12. Cry Baby Cry
11. With A Little Help From My Friends
10. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
9. Here, There and Everywhere
8. We Can Work It Out
7. Here Comes The Sun
6. Revolution
5. Back In The USSR
4. In My Life
3. When I'm Sixty-Four
2. Help
1. I've Just Seen A Face

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