Best Songs From The Beatles' Abbey Road

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The Top Ten

1 Something Something

I used to think "Here Comes the Sun'' was the best on here, but, this one has certainly grown on me.

Georges best song!

Masterfully composes song. Although I gotta say, the last three medley songs Golden Slumbers, Carry That Weight, and The End are all like one Beatles Bohemian Rhapsody lol

The whole album is great. But this one stands out the most for me.

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2 Here Comes the Sun Here Comes the Sun

Best Beatles song

Bee Movie

Amazing song

I do think Something is the best song on the album but I had to vote for this one because this was the song that got me into Beatles music, it was a favourite of mine from a very young age

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3 Come Together Come Together

3!? Don't get me wrong, Something and Here Comes the Sun are some of the best songs of all time, but Come Together is just higher up on that list. - OmegaRanker

Not as good as "Something'' but is certainly up there!

There's some great stuff on the album, but a few too many 1-2 minute throwaway songs for my liking. This is easily the standout song. - truckturner

Gotta be good looking cause' he's so hard to see. Come Together Right Now Over me. Never get tired of this Gem! - Beatlesboy9

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4 I Want You (She's So Heavy)

The best song hands down, the outro gives me chills every time

this song is great, anyone can enjoy the guitar, vocals and even the organ - rock2metal

I love prog, and doom metal. Being one of the first examples of both, and coming from the Beatles, it has to be good.

John Lennon started to wrote this song on my birthday

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5 The End

Personally, I don't think any band can top this closer

This was the peak of their career. Ringo's very solid drum solo, followed by a rotating guitar solo with three sets of two bars each from by Paul, George, and John, which was recorded on the first take with no overdubs, it truly shows how in tune with each other these musicians were. Then the summation of their entire catalogue, underscored by their most beautiful music: "And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make." Magnificent.

This is the Beatles being a band one last time and their love for one another shines through. Exquisite musicianship. Poignant and concise lyrics. A great end to a great career.

All the Beatles get a solo. This song is an effective goodbye or end to the greatest band that will ever be.

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6 Octopus's Garden

There's something that makes it fill warm. In my top 5 Beatles songs.

Ringo should have wrote more songs!

I love this song so much!

Poor Ringo not getting that attention...

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7 Golden Slumbers

It's all about the suite Golden Slumbers/ Carry That Weight/ The End. The magnificant final piece of The Greatest Rock 'n Roll Band. - SintJohn

This song is absolutely the most heart felt song on the whole album. It really makes you sit back and say wow look at what these four individuals did. They created a good portion of the best music ever made and this is how they sum it up. Amazing

With "The End" and "Carry That Weight", this is the final goodbye of the greatest band that will ever be. - higgsboson2142

Needs to be higher...

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8 You Never Give Me Your Money

This song is about the breakup of the Beatles (NOT nonsense as the next comment says! ). The "funny papers" instead of money are the worthless checks given to them by Apple Records. The "negotiations" and "breakdowns" are their arguments pre-breakup. "Nowhere to go" referred to their hopelessness at staying as a group. Paul's "one sweet dream" was leaving Apple Records and driving away post-breakup.

I fully agree, this song makes a lot of sense and is a great track on the album! Superb vocal by Paul by the way! - SintJohn

Just perfection the build up Is perfect.

I eat cereal to this song

Love the intro

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9 Because

This close harmony inspired Queen to open Bohemian Rhapsody. But The Beatles did better harmonies. The version on the Anthology is also great! - SintJohn

Best harmonies ever! It can't even go better than this!

This is a great John song with 9 vocals, the only Beatles song to have this many. George's vocals, even though practically inaudible, are great. John's voice is the very standard inbetween the two, making harmony. Paul's voice gives it a lot of spirit.

The best harmony ever

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10 Oh! Darling

Those vocals... - Misfire

Their best song

This is a great song and shows what a great singer Paul was. He used the theme for the later recorded Let Me Roll It on his Band on the Run album. - SintJohn

Has to be higher

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The Contenders

11 Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Sounds great, catchy and dark.

Why so many people don't like this song? It sounds so good

This is so amazing! The Counter Point is pure genius! I wish I could forgive the people who hate on this song, but I find it really hard.

I love the album, but this song is definitely my favourite because it's just so different

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12 Carry that Weight

This song never receives enough respect. Perhaps because it is insubstantial on its own. Placed with Golden Slumbers and The End, though, it is a masterpiece. Whatever, Cowboy Bebop forever.

Powerful chorus that makes you want to shout out the lyrics

I like this song

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14 She Came In Through the Bathroom Window

Besides for just sounding like a great tune, I always feel as if this song does an amazing job of rounding out the part of medley that flawlessly flows from one section to another.

The highlight of the medley, in my opinion. Mustard-Pam-Bathroom!

15 Polythene Pam

I love that accent. Lmao - Misfire

I love this song! It's incredibly underrated!

Just love the intro

My favorite song of the album-

16 Sun King

For me, the best in the album aside "Something".

I love this song

17 Her Majesty

I love this song!

This isn't even a song

18 Abbey Road Medley

The greatest end to an album I've ever heard. - MrKite

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Most epic beatles song ever

The heck? - Misfire

THE BEST SONG ON ABBEY ROAD HANDS DOWN

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