Best Beatles Songs

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41 For No One

I agree with the guy above me - thefrozenlemon

The French horn solo is the epitome of awesomeness. Overall, BOSS.

I agree so much with the last comment. This song is really beautiful, and in my opinion one of their best songs

One of my favorites from paul - marmalade_skies

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42 Rain

THE most underrated Beatles song in all of their catalog. People really need to branch out a little bit more with their music. The Beatles isn't just all "Hey Jude" and "I wanna hold your hand". John and Paul had some amazing stuff that you never hear.

Nobody ever talks about this song and i don't understandy why? - BKAllmighty

Just listen to the drumming on this song and compare it to everything else going on in 1965 (I think it was 65,or 66). Where on earth were these guys getting these ideas and rhythms from? And they buried it on a B side single and never put it on an album! Oh and the bass line is insane as well.

The drums, the bass. For most bands, this would be the best thing they'd ever one by country mile...

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43 Paperback Writer

one of the most hard songs by them! I freaking love it - rock2metal

Famous opening guitar and their voice is brilliant! And remember, it's their only #1 song in 1966. PAPERBACK WRITER! Really love this song... Vote it guys!

One of their most catchy songs with a great opening - Ajkloth

I love this song so much. - VenomxShocker

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44 We Can Work It Out

It may be short but it gets its point across very clearly. "Life is very short and there's no time for fussing and fighting, my friend. " There's a whole life lesson to be learnt from that slightly mournful, yet humbly optimistic, line.

Most underrated song in history! Lennon-McCartney's greatest collaboration

We can work it out is the really best song of the Beatles I think! You must listen for the sound.

The best of the beatles hands down

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45 I'm Only Sleeping

I personally think that this is an amazing song. It's not one of their more popular songs because it's pretty simple, but I still think it's beautiful. I love the expressions John uses in his voice. "I'm Only Sleeping" is probably one of my favorite songs by the Beatles. Also, one of my favorite bands, The Vines, remade this song, and did a fairly decent job at it. Even my dad, who is a Beatles fanatic and flower child, really liked their cover of the song.

This song is very underrated. Has some great reversed guitar solos, and nice vocals. - IronSabbathPriest

Most overrated Beatles song. It's true masterpiece. It's felts me like...

Best one

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46 Eight Days a Week

More innovation with the idea of a fade in to the start of the song. A nice collaboration that bounces along. Surprised it hasn't popped up sooner but it shows the depth of the beatles legacy - gotlbh

This is my childhood song! It is brilliant and contains everything that everyone loves about The Beatles.

This is my favourite song!

Greatest song period.

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47 The Fool on the Hill

Great song, heavily underrated in my opinion, the best song of the great quartet

Beautiful so lost & underrated give me this song any time over long and winding road. ANYTIME!

Why is it so low?

48 Abbey Road Medley

As the years have passed the second side of the abbey Road album has got more and more attention because of the "suite" of songs from "you never give me your money" through to "the end". All told about 17 minutes or so of continous music that was clearly designed to be heard as one continous piece. It has the repeated theme of "you never give me your money" to show the listener that it is in fact one long song of many parts. And oh my God what a stunning piece of music it is, blurring the boundaries between pop and classical like never before or since. It's beautiful. If we are now looking back on this "suite" as in fact a song consisting of several parts it is in my view the best song they ever composed. - gotlbh

This song over all just has great sound and I love how it tells a story

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Beautiful songs strung together.You can feel the emotion through Paul's voice particularly in Golden Slumbers.Love it.

49 Here, There and Everywhere

How is this not rated higher on the list. John Lennon said that this was his favorite Beatles song ever. It's just so pretty.

This song may not be the best song beatles had made, but it makes me feel that beatles were real psychiartrists/scientists in the field of music. They just make your mind blow. I wish I were in their time for I would die to hear them play live

Classic. Best song from Revolver. Probably the 2nd most beautiful melody McCartney ever produced, next to "Hey Jude", of course.

Genius song. How is it not rated higher than this. Top 10 at least. A melody you never get tired of

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50 The Long and Winding Road

This song was spoiled in my view by the hamming up the producers gave it on the original let it be release and I didn't really appreciate the song until I heard the scaled back sound on the subsequent naked. Listening to this version, it strikes me as a beautiful song, poignant and with a wonderful harmony of piano and, presumable some kind of loosely strung guitar riff that pipes up between the words. I urge all fans to give this a listen and bring it up the list. - gotlbh

Gorgeous, completely immersive and ethereal tune. Listening to it never ceases to bring the chills.

How is this so low!? Naked version is simply beautiful

It is just a very buetiful song.

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51 Taxman

One of the best songs they ever made, Its got an awesome riff and great lyrics, Paul's guitar solo is so great.

Who Dosen't Like This Song?

I think it's a great rock and roll song and I think it's one of George's best.

What 62nd position. this song must be in top fifteen.. harrison wrote beautiful songs and this is one of the bests. vote!

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52 Octopus's Garden

I can't believe this song is placed here!... This song really takes you to an octopus' garden! The song is simple yet so deep and peaceful.. Makes me happy every time I hear it..

When I heard this song I was taken into a new dimension. This is by far the best Beatles song there is. I didn't know it was possible to have so much love and admiration for something. Simply a masterpiece

I think that this song should at least be in the top 20s this is The Beatles best song ever right next to Strawberry Fields Forever and Penny Lane what were you guys think in putting this masterpiece song in the 70s there is something wrong with you guy's brains or something. Come on you guys can do a whole lot better than this I just know you can
Peace out
From BEASTMAN321321

This song is one of my favorite beatles songs it makes my bad day a good day all I have to do is listen to it at makes me the best I can be

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53 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

How could it 43 first of all this is very original song not like others. And even I like other Beatles songs this is more than a song think carefully

I memorized all of the words and it is my second favorite song but if rocky racoon was never made this song would be my favorite

This song is one of the best song ever, it's just so catchy! It deserves at least in the top 10!

Surprisingly low! - olliv

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54 Because

The most beautiful song in the world. So few words, which fit the song better than in any other song. I REALLY don't understand, why it isn't ranked higher. The lyrics tell everything: "Because the sky is blue, it makes me cry". "Love is all, love is you".

This one is awesome. It's kind of melancholic but really heart warming.

Mesmerizing

A masterpiece. Just wonderful. Sit back, play it loud, and enjoy it. My favorite Beatle's song.

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55 Oh! Darling

Paul's best vocal performance ever, in fact the best Beatles vocal performance ever. It was also a John Lennon favorite and he wanted to sing lead on this song... Happy Paul did instead as in my opinion he was a far better singer.

The young Paul McCartney leaves nothing behind when he screams out the vocals. It is absolutely phenomenal.

Personal favorite, SORRY, ALL PAUL AT HIS BEST! - John09

Love this s ong

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56 All My Loving

I think this is one of Paul's best. The lyrics are great and I love Paul's vocals. My favorite part is "All my loving, I will send to you, all my loving, darling I'll be true". Just can't get over its greatness.

This Song gives me immense happiness, and invokes that feeling of love in ones mind, it also speaks of true loyalty and love, making it the best..

It is really hard to rank Beatles songs because they're all so good, but this one should be moved up. However, I'll admit the hardest part is deciding what to move down.

This song really captures that classic Beatles sound at their best.
So much excitement out of a simple song.
It's truly amazing and will never be duplicated again.

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57 I Feel Fine

I don't feel too fine with this song so low. This song is really very similar to Yesterday in style and simplicity and awesomeness. The difference is that this one isn't nearly as much of a downer. I fell that I feel fine is like the prelude to yesterday, like We will Rock You and We are the Champions, or Say Goodbye to Hollywood and New York State of Mind.

They are crazy that this song should be in the top ten

Should be at least the 20th

Amazingly jazzy song

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58 Dear Prudence

One of my favorite songs ever, just gotta love it. It makes the world seem less complicated, Dear Prudence, won't you com out and play?

This should be far more up the list. It is just a simple but breathtakingly beautiful piece of music. This is one of the songs that show what a brilliant composer John Lennon was!

I love this is song. It's amazing in all ways you can possibly imagine. This should be way higher on the list.

HOW IS THIS SONG NOT IN TOP 10!?!?! what THIS SONG IS GREAT!

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59 If I Fell

Why is this song rated so poorly its one the most beautiful melodies john ever wrote and the harmonies are surreal. This was kurt cobain's all time favorite song by the way

50 years from now when a new generation is rating Beatle songs, "If I Fell" will rank among the very best. A wonderful ballad written in a simple but yet deep and complex way.

The harmonizing in this song is flawless.
Just a beautiful ballet, proving John can right great ballets despite his reluctance to admit it.

One of my favorite song of the Beatles whi is it 46

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60 Can't Buy Me Love

What? This is one of the best songs ever by the Beatles and its here at 49? This is hilarious. Its gotta be at least in the top 5! Just 0.2%? My Goodness...

I'm not a huge Beatles fan, but this song always cheers me up- I have to listen this at least once day!

I don't care too much for money, money can't buy me love... Great meaning, not drug song.

power pop

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