Best Songs From The Beatles' Rubber Soulwestofohio
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Johns unabashed and unquestionable brilliance on full display in this masterpiece
First of all with this particular album the question should be... which song do you like the least? (For the record, Run For Your Life) Musically the songs are all spectacular. Desert island disc for sure.
This is the one song that was in dispute as to who the principle author was. Lennon claimed he wrote the song with some help from McCartney, who claims he wrote the music. 'Life' certainly feels like Lennon wrote the lyrics and McCartney wrote the music.
And the reason Lennon probably wrote most of the lyrics is, again, he was in a confessional mode (Listening to Bob Dylan prodded him).
Paul's style was not to write straight from the heart. For Lennon this was a continuation, starting with the song, Help, of being open with his feelings.
A lovely song full reflective moments and with a more mature Lennon crafting those words so well. - mgenet
The best early Beatles song.
the bestV 17 Comments
Although in my life is the softest and the prettiest of this album, nowhere man also touches me every time I listen to it... Nowhere man, don't worry, take your time, don't hurry... It's the greatest in my humble opinion)
A very touching song that you can go back and listen to in dim times. It is a song that you can lie down and just listen to. Artistic, amazing, a masterpiece, the Beatles are truly in their own league
Nowhere Man is the most beautiful song of this album and in general one of the most beautiful Beatles songs! It's so touching and poignant.V 4 Comments
Totally agree with littlestar. Two amazing (mainly) Lennon songs definitely on the ball on Rubber soul. Same as mine this top 5 except I would swap michelle for I'm looking through you
The sitar in the beginning was genius and the flow it starts is great. Their lyrics as usual are amazing and this by far my favorite or at least one of my favorites on this album
It is between this and In My Life for best song. I love the story. - LITTLESTAR
Best song in rubber soulV 3 Comments
One of my favorites
This song is great and deserves more recognition. Definitely my #1
Definitely the best, in mono it's awesome
Paul's vocals stand out greatly in this song.V 2 Comments
That Bass... It's so awesome
What a fabulous song I have heard it! This song must rank it the fourth greatest track of the Rubber Soul album.
Beep Beep, Beep Beep, Yeah!
Ugh, this might be the only beatles song I utterly dispise - RecklessGreedV 1 Comment
No doubt it's the best song on the album.
It should be higher on the list.
Number 1 for me.
I adore this album, but this song stands out to me. I love the chorus, it has nice guitar work, and an overall cool vibe. - Pony
Melancholy at its absolute best.V 5 Comments
Underrated. :'( - Misfire
First Beatles song I have cried to
One of my favorite all time beatles songs.
This should be way up - Leofeldman91V 1 Comment
I think this is the best song on the album. The vocals, harmony, and rhythm are near perfect!
Totally overlooked. I think this is one of the best Beatles songs period.
This is my favorite song by The Beatles. It's so underrated. It's such a beautiful song!
Great melody and I love the vocals!
'I wouldn't mind if I knew what I was missin'!
This song should be above Michelle. One of George's finest hits.
Such a beautiful and underrated song
Harrison on lead is perfect and so harmonious with Lennon and McCartney in the backround.
Oh yeah this track is great and menacing
This is one of my favorite songs on the album!
Oh my God I love In my life but this one is so good!
Harrison really kills this track!V 1 Comment
So underrated. People have stupid taste. But in my life is my favorite.
I actually like this song a lot, it's quite underrated.
Superb song. The vocal performance is utterly astonishing.
The Beatles in unison here. Just perfect.
So I can say this is one of my favorite beatles songs and no one would agree, or very few, this was the first obscure song I was introduced to on Rubber Soul and it kills me to say it is one of the worst so fun, the lyrics tell a great story regardless of how politically incorrect they are, it speaks of a jealous guy trying to get revenge on his cheating girl. Hey Joe is pretty much the same and yet people don't diss that song's lyrics, and this song is more fun than Hey joe anyway
A rocking' little number that deserves a higher rating...it's pure Lennon
Underrated though every song on this album is incredible
Musically this song is excellent, its just that the lyrics [written in 1964-65] are very politically incorrect today.
Great song, not my favorite on the album, just votes for it because it’s last.
Out of place
In the U.K. - It's on Help!
In the U.S. - It's on Rubber Soul - westofohio
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3. In My Life
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