The Beatles

The Beatles - The Beatles
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Based on 7 reviews
1968 Ratings: #9 / 70
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1968 Ratings: #1
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November 22, 1968 / Release Date
LP / Format
Apple / Label
Pop Rock, Rock / Genres
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If somebody says that the Beatles are the most normiest or simplest rock band ever show them this shit
Is there far too much filler? Yes.

Are some of the best songs any of the members have ever written here? Hell yes.

Seriously, While My Guitar Gently Weeps alone would carry this album to at least a 7

So many options, so little time, this album really packs a punch. It's just the best conglomeration of many different tracks from any band. Like seriously, pretty much everything on this album has a different style, and that's the appeal. Also Take 17 of Helter Skelter > the original don't @ me.

Color: Navy Blue
FAV TRACKS: Helter Skelter (original and/or Take 17), Happiness is a Warm Gun, Sexy Sadie, Dear Prudence, Good Night, While My Guitar Gently Weeps
LEAST FAV: Birthday
After the sublime album "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Band Club" which forever revolutionized the face of rock and after the mixed success of their film "Magical Mystery Tour", everyone was waiting for the return of the Beatles. The Fab Four decide to flee all this to spend a few months (for John and George) in India with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, great guru of oriental meditation. This stay allows them to return with about forty titles more or less finished. This will give birth ... read more
While there is quite a lot (in fact too much for some) and it does suffer for filler at points, this is The Beatles at their craziest, weirdest, most experimental, oddest, wildest, and yet somehow most accessible. Both disks have their highlights, and both disks have their flops, but both disks are wild experiments from one of the biggest bands or artists...possibly ever.

Favorite Jams: Back In The U.S.S.R, Helter Skeltor, Good Night

Lest Favorite: Revolution 9 (but goddamn is it amazing to ... read more
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Track List

Disc 1

  1. Back In The U.S.S.R. 
  2. Dear Prudence 
  3. Glass Onion 
  4. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da 
  5. Wild Honey Pie 
  6. The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill 
  7. While My Guitar Gently Weeps 
  8. Happiness Is A Warm Gun 
  9. Martha My Dear 
  10. I'm So Tired 
  11. Blackbird 
  12. Piggies 
  13. Rocky Racoon 
  14. Don't Pass Me By 
  15. Why Don't We Do It In The Road? 
  16. I Will 
  17. Julia 

Disc 2

  1. Birthday 
  2. Yer Blues 
  3. Mother Nature's Son 
  4. Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey 
  5. Sexy Sadie 
  6. Helter Skelter 
  7. Long, Long, Long 
  8. Revolution 1 
  9. Honey Pie 
  10. Savoy Truffle 
  11. Cry Baby Cry 
  12. Revolution 9 
  13. Good Night
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Added on: September 2, 2012