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The Beatles best No 1
« on: February 24, 2014, 12:10:58 AM »

The album '1' has 27 No 1 hits, so which do you think is the best - your favourite !

Sadly mine wasn't included (I'll never understand why)  Please Please Me  :(

Here are the songs;

1)     Love Me Do   
2)     From Me to You   
3)     She Loves You   
4)     I Want to Hold Your Hand   
5)     Can't Buy Me Love   
6)     Hard Day's Night, A   
7)     I Feel Fine   
8)     Eight Days a Week   
9)     Ticket to Ride   
10)     Help!   
11)     Yesterday   
12)     Day Tripper   
13)     We Can Work It Out   
14)     Paperback Writer   
15)     Yellow Submarine   
16)     Eleanor Rigby   
17)     Penny Lane   
18)     All You Need Is Love   
19)     Hello Goodbye   
20)     Lady Madonna   
21)     Hey Jude   
22)     Get Back   
23)     Ballad of John and Yoko, The   
24)     Something   
25)     Come Together   
26)     Let It Be   
27)     Long and Winding Road, The 
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Re: The Beatles best No 1
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2014, 12:30:47 AM »

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Re: The Beatles best No 1
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2014, 01:06:42 AM »

What a cruel question!

Ok I'll plump for We Can Work it Out. That great marriage of Paul verse and John bridge.

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Re: The Beatles best No 1
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2014, 01:19:44 AM »

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Re: The Beatles best No 1
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2014, 01:25:52 AM »

From a technical standpoint, Yesterday is the best song on that list of #1s.  Imagine how much better it would have been if Paul wrote it while he was awake!   ;D

My favorite, however, is We Can Work It Out.
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Re: The Beatles best No 1
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2014, 07:19:12 AM »

Interesting that looking at the list, We Can Work it Out appears to be the last substantial Lennon/McCartney collaboration.

Every single past that date can be better characterised as John's or Paul's (or George's).
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Re: The Beatles best No 1
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2014, 07:35:26 AM »

My favourite 45 would probably be considered the weakest by many, 'Lady Madonna'/'The Inner Light'. I can't say why.
And for me 'The Ballad of John & Yoko' has leapfrogged over some of its more illustrious companions over the years.

I've never been wildly enthusiastic for either 'Can't Buy Me Love' or 'Get Back' (prefer the B-sides), though I still like them considerably more than any number one since 1969.
Does the pop chart/Top 40 still exist?
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Re: The Beatles best No 1
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2014, 06:56:30 PM »

Does the pop chart/Top 40 still exist?

Yeah, but I don't really know anything that's on it!
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Re: The Beatles best No 1
« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2014, 08:05:19 PM »


It's still 'I Feel Fine' for me. Typifies their inventiveness and great energy. Can still give me goosebumps.

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Re: The Beatles best No 1
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2014, 08:47:59 PM »

'Something' for me, closely followed by 'Hey Jude' and 'Ticket To Ride'. But I think they're all amazing, except for 1, 10, 15, 18 and 22.
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Re: The Beatles best No 1
« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2014, 09:35:59 PM »

It's still 'I Feel Fine' for me. Typifies their inventiveness and great energy. Can still give me goosebumps.

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Re: The Beatles best No 1
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2014, 09:37:41 PM »

Number One...


The Rutles - Number One (Music Video)





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Re: The Beatles best No 1
« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2014, 10:49:00 PM »

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