Top 10 Saddest Beatles Songs

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The Top Ten

1 Yesterday Yesterday

Believe it or not, this has just finished playing on the radio and I was in that relaxed state where you really listen to the lyrics and let them take you on a journey with them. Forgive me, but I'm not ready to come back yet.
Beautiful list by the way! - Britgirl

2 The Long and Winding Road The Long and Winding Road

I will not watch the Beatles documentary Let It Be because I am afraid I will cry.

I cry every single time! I sob my dang eyes out!

The last Number 1 hit from the Beatles before they endeed. It has even more sense than just what the song says. - keyson

3 Eleanor Rigby Eleanor Rigby

About two old people who are lonely and cross each others paths everyday but are too shy to meet each other. Then, one of them dies and the other feels sad. - marmalade_skies

All the lonely people, where do they all come from? - MontyPython

4 While My Guitar Gently Weeps While My Guitar Gently Weeps

I wasn't putting the white album version on here, I intended for the anthology version because it's so hauntingly sad but beautiful. - Beatlesboy9

I may have the mind of a 50 year old, but still I weep to this song in Anthology

In my top 3 Beatles songs but it is not really sad.

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5 She's Leaving Home She's Leaving Home

How Did this one get so low on the list? - Beatlesboy9

It may be sad because 1. It may be about suicide and meeting her unborn brother and how he would've been. 2. It's about 2 parents crying about their daughter leaving/committing suicide. The lyrics was also perfectly described.

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6 Julia Julia

Sad song because it's about John Lennon's missing his mother after she died 10 years before this song. - Metts

Definitely the saddest John song

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7 Because Because
8 Across the Universe Across the Universe

Nothing's gonna change my world... - ethangrossman5

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9 For No One For No One

I've recently revived my appreciation for this song while listening again to the entire phenomenal Revolver CD. anyway, For No One is so well done and personally felt. - Billyv

Absolutely amazing. Makes me cry every time.

10 A Day In the Life A Day In the Life

I love this song a lot. I can relate to this song. This song reminds me of my old memories. Very beautiful song. - Metts

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The Newcomers

? I'll Be Back I'll Be Back
? The End The End

The last song recorded by the Beatles. This is where the legend ends. that's why I find it to be the saddest song

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The Contenders

11 Here, There and Everywhere Here, There and Everywhere

Absolute beauty! SO simple and calming!

12 Let It Be Let It Be
13 In My Life In My Life

It shows videos about memories.

14 You've Got to Hide Your Love Away You've Got to Hide Your Love Away
15 Strawberry Fields Forever Strawberry Fields Forever
16 Help! Help!

Listen to John Lennon's original performance on the acoustic guitar, much slower, and it conveys his message much more clearly.

17 Golden Slumbers Golden Slumbers

A definite Top 5 contender...along with "She's Leaving" "Fool on the Hill" "Eleanor Rigby" and "The Long and Winding Road"

Listen when facing difficulties, it help me to carry that way

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18 Real Love Real Love
19 Girl Girl

The best hit by the Beatles at all- the top of their creative peak!

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20 Revolution 9 Revolution 9 V 1 Comment
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1. The Long and Winding Road
2. For No One
3. While My Guitar Gently Weeps
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1. Eleanor Rigby
2. Let It Be
3. Because
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1. Yesterday
2. Julia
3. Eleanor Rigby
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