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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up 14:53 - Aug 22 with 1004 viewsGlasgowBlue

What is your favourite Beatles album and why?

For me it’s Revolver. That album sees the Beatles leaving their Mop Top phase and moving into psychedelia.

The Beatles invent The Jam (Taxman), the Chemical Brothers (Tomorrow Never Knows), Dexys Midnight Runners (Got To Get You Into My Life), ELO (Eleanor Rigby) and Oasis (She Said She Said).

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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 15:03 - Aug 22 with 988 viewsIllinoisblue

Sgt. Pepper for me. Hearing A Day in the Life as a teenager blew me away. Coupled with the stunning album artwork and the sense of 'wow, I wasn't expecting this'.

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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 15:04 - Aug 22 with 979 viewsMugwump

Got to be The Best of The Beatles.
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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 15:06 - Aug 22 with 971 viewsGlasgowBlue

With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 15:04 - Aug 22 by Mugwump

Got to be The Best of The Beatles.


Thanks Alan.

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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 15:15 - Aug 22 with 955 viewsMeadowlark

I always liked HELP. It came out when I was still at primary school and with the accompanying "goofy" film must have made some kind of impact on me at that age. It was possibly the first time I took any interest in contemporary music. I still listen to it, but is it my favourite? If I must have a favourite, then yes I suppose it is!
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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 15:48 - Aug 22 with 919 viewsGlasgowBlue

With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 15:15 - Aug 22 by Meadowlark

I always liked HELP. It came out when I was still at primary school and with the accompanying "goofy" film must have made some kind of impact on me at that age. It was possibly the first time I took any interest in contemporary music. I still listen to it, but is it my favourite? If I must have a favourite, then yes I suppose it is!


Help is a good album. Full of hidden treasures that don’t get much airplay like It’s Only Love and I’ve Just Seen a Face.

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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 16:01 - Aug 22 with 891 viewsjontysnut

With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 15:06 - Aug 22 by GlasgowBlue

Thanks Alan.


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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 16:03 - Aug 22 with 889 viewsdickie

I always say Rubber Soul when pushed to answer this question - i like how it relates to the earlier stuff and the later stuff (both of which I love for completely different reasons)
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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 16:10 - Aug 22 with 876 viewssoupytwist

The only Beatles album I've really listened to and liked is Abbey Road. A good way to go out.
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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 16:13 - Aug 22 with 870 viewsgainsboroughblue

With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 15:04 - Aug 22 by Mugwump

Got to be The Best of The Beatles.


Only reason I logged in was to type this.

Now I am here, I'd probably plump for Abbey Road just for the brilliant segues on side two.
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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 16:15 - Aug 22 with 866 viewssoupytwist

With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 16:13 - Aug 22 by gainsboroughblue

Only reason I logged in was to type this.

Now I am here, I'd probably plump for Abbey Road just for the brilliant segues on side two.


Those segues are the highlight for me too.
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Same for me Glassers on 16:24 - Aug 22 with 849 viewsDyland

Revolver all the way.

All time favourite Beatles track though = A Day in the Life. So evocative and quite mental.

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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 16:28 - Aug 22 with 835 viewsPJH

With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 16:03 - Aug 22 by dickie

I always say Rubber Soul when pushed to answer this question - i like how it relates to the earlier stuff and the later stuff (both of which I love for completely different reasons)


Rubber Soul for me too-every track a minor classic with Norwegian Wood possibly my favourite ever Beatles track.

The Beatles Live At The Star Club Hamburg 1962(German import) is pretty good as well.
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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 16:57 - Aug 22 with 802 viewsitfcjoe

Probably Revolver for me too, but I really like A Hard Days Noght as an album to just put on and listen all the way through, only about 30 mins and not a bad song on it, even if it is a little poppy
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Same for me Glassers on 18:00 - Aug 22 with 758 viewsGlasgowBlue

Same for me Glassers on 16:24 - Aug 22 by Dyland

Revolver all the way.

All time favourite Beatles track though = A Day in the Life. So evocative and quite mental.


There’s a mental video of McCArtney wearing a plastic apron and a kipper tie whilst conducting the orchestra on A DAy in the Life.

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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 18:58 - Aug 22 with 709 viewsMillsey

Pet Sounds
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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 07:25 - Aug 23 with 610 viewsWarkystache

Dunno but my favourite Doors album is definitely the first one 'The Doors'.

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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 07:32 - Aug 23 with 602 viewsBLUEBEAT

Revolver as it shows the progression from beat to psych

Rubber Soul is great too - their most mod album

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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 09:46 - Aug 23 with 549 viewsMelford

White Album for me.

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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 10:01 - Aug 23 with 537 viewsElephantintheRoom

Didnt really have a favourite at the time - but I guess the one I listen too most often is the white album. Favourite EP definately Twist and Shout though.

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With the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road coming up on 11:09 - Aug 23 with 508 viewsBluebell

Hard Days Night has to be my best. If I Fell being my all time favourite song.
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