Best Beatles Songs Written By John Lennon


The Top Ten

1 In My Life

One of the most beautiful songs ever written. I had it included in the music for my mother's funeral.

So many great John Lennon songs to choose from, but in my life is definitely the best. It's strikingly mature for a man in his early to mid twenties

Not in his life this song is related to everyone's life.touchy music especially piano work.I love THE Beatles.

Stop putting non Beatles songs on Beatles lists. Imagine isn't a Beatles song, it's a John solo song - westofohio

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2 A Day in the Life

Here is how GREAT the Beatles were. Both "In My Life" and " Day in the Life" are among the greatest rock songs ever written. Guaranteed #1 hit singles, but the band thought that releasing singles off of albums was cheating the fans, and so never released them. They could easily have had another dozen or more #1 singles to top their already record total. [another example "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"]. these days, artists like Katy Perry and Rihanna "mine" their albums for singles, and ride the wave of popularity created by a hit album.

3 Strawberry Fields Forever
4 Come Together

I can imagine this song as the first track of a Beatles Blues album - westofohio

5 Help!
6 Across the Universe

My favorite Beatle song ad my favorite john Lennon song, despite there being so many. This song stands on it's own, lyrically and has a timeless and boundless, spiritual message for all. Love, love, love this song!

The great song of universal love.

This songs was Lennon's best vocab, this showed he was the best amongst all songwriters. I Stan Lennon

7 Revolution

Surprisingly, this is actually the heaviest song by The Beatles. - Mumbizz01

Actually Helter Skelter is the Heaviest song The Beatles recorded - westofohio

8 Julia
9 All You Need Is Love
10 Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)

The Contenders

11 I Am the Walrus

Sorry but this is the best, and most unique, piece of music in The Beatles catalogue. This masterpiece could have only come from the mind of John Lennon. And only the fabs could have molded it so beautifully.

12 Please Please Me
13 Happiness Is a Warm Gun
14 Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds
15 I'm Only Sleeping
16 Tomorrow Never Knows
17 The Ballad of John and Yoko
18 Rain

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19 Dear Prudence
20 I'm In Love
21 Nowhere Man
22 Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey
23 You've Got to Hide Your Love Away

This is my favourite Beatles song. Lennon at his best.

24 If I Fell
25 And Your Bird Can Sing
26 Because

Why is this song here?! It's beautiful!

27 I Want You (She's So Heavy)

What can I say? I can only cry. This song is amazing.

28 She Said She Said
29 Ticket to Ride

Paul has stated that he and John wrote this song together - westofohio

This is a true Lennon/McCartney not just a John song - westofohio

30 Imagine

This a John Lennon song not a Beatles song - westofohio

31 A Hard Day's Night
32 I'm So Tired

The ending was really poorly done, but I still really like this song.

33 Girl
34 Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite
35 The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill
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1. Come Together
2. In My Life
3. Julia
1. Strawberry Fields Forever
2. A Day in the Life
3. Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
1. Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
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