Least favourite Beatles song that was a hit.

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Diorama, Dec 7, 2019.

  1. Sinister Footwear

    Sinister Footwear The candy-coloured clown they call the Sandman

    Let's not forget the kazoo-like backing vocals. Even over-the-top Beatles is genious.
  2. culabula

    culabula Unread author.

    Belfast, Ireland

    I’m just barking.
  3. Arnold Grove

    Arnold Grove Senior Member

    Almost everything after "I Feel Fine".

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  4. culabula

    culabula Unread author.

    Belfast, Ireland

    Surely that was all vegetables ?
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  5. Diego Lucas

    Diego Lucas Forum Resident

    Eight Days A Week (Number 1 in USA)
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  6. Snoddywilko

    Snoddywilko Forum Resident

    United Kingdom
    Of the early singles, Can’t Buy Me Love is the least original & my least favourite.

    Yellow Submarine, I’ve just never been able to take seriously. It’s a stain on the excellent Revolver.

    Hello, Goodbye is the type of nothing piano-led pop tune Macca would make all too often as time went on.

    All their other ‘hits’ were mostly deservedly fab-tastic smashes full of innovative song-writing, musical ideas & production.
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  7. Haristar

    Haristar Apollo C. Vermouth

    Hampshire, UK
    The Ballad of John and Yoko. I just find it a bit dull and uninspiring.
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  8. gkella

    gkella Let there be songs to fill the air

    Toronto, Canada
    Don’t understand the concept...love em all
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  9. MassHysteria

    MassHysteria Forum Resident

    All You Need Is Love. Can't stand it.
  10. pocofan

    pocofan Forum Resident

    Get Back and Come Together are a tie for me
  11. samthesham

    samthesham Forum Resident

    Moorhead MN
    I give up 5 selections...

    1.The Long And Winding Road
    2.Let It Be
    3.Yellow Submarine
    4.Come Together
    5.All You Need Is Love
  12. JozefK

    JozefK Forum Resident

    "Lady Madonna"
  13. Hokeyboy

    Hokeyboy Nudnik of Dinobots

    I've never been able to stomach The Long And Winding Road.
  14. ponkine

    ponkine Forum Resident

    Ballad of John and Yoko
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  15. kaztor

    kaztor Music is the Best

    All those classic songs being led to the slaughterhouse...

    Anyway, my choice?

    Love Me Do.

    It’s Beatles-Babies, a fresh, as yet undeveloped band with no idea about the future.
  16. Tuco

    Tuco Forum Resident

    Pacific NW, USA
    Lady Madonna . . . along with a number of McCartney-centric tracks from their later catalog.
  17. Hey Vinyl Man

    Hey Vinyl Man Another bloody Yank down under...

    "Yesterday". Just plain depressing.
  18. Trader Joe

    Trader Joe Forum Resident

    New Hampshire
    Was "Here Comes The Sun" a hit? If so, that would be my least favorite. By far.
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  19. Isamet

    Isamet Forum Resident

    New York
    Hey Jude—-4 minutes of greatness followed by 3 minutes of boredom
  20. Hall Cat

    Hall Cat Forum Resident

    Chicago, IL USA
    My list is chronological, but it may be mine too
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  21. Tuco

    Tuco Forum Resident

    Pacific NW, USA
    No, I don't remember that one either. :whistle: :bdance:
  22. Aleksander86

    Aleksander86 Forum Resident

    Least favourite: "Love Me Do" & "Yellow Submarine" (but, in some contexts, I like them. I like Patti screaming on Yellow submarine)
  23. O Don Piano

    O Don Piano Forum Resident

    I just don't get why a lot of you think the 2nd half of Hey Jude is "boring"!
    Total joy, total abandonment, and hypnotic. Whatever.

    I'll go with "Can't Buy Me Love". Sure- it's exuberant and played well. But it's a stop-gap between "Hand" and "Hard Day's".
    Doesn't really go anywhere.

    I was going to pick "All You Need Is Love", but there's some great stuff happening in the song, despite the weird intro designed and arranged for the international "Our World" broadcast. I would LIKE to think the title as true, but unfortunately it is not. I like it anyway.
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  24. VU Master

    VU Master Forum Resident

    Same here, that's my vote.
  25. EddieMann

    EddieMann I used to be a king...

    Geneva, IL. USA.
    I used to feel the same way. Over the last few years however, I've done a total 180 on the song. Now I love it!
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