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The Beatles

  1. Jan 27, 2005 #1

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    What is their number one song?

    What was their number two song?

    What was their number three song?

    In order please. Thank you.
     
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  3. Jan 27, 2005 #2
    Oh wow.. This is an impossible question to answer.. I have enough trouble picking my favorites on each album, let alone to span their entire career..

    I love: "I Feel Fine", "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "Here Comes The Sun", "Help", "I've Just Seen A Face", "Honey Pie", "Martha My Dear", "I'm Only Sleeping", "For No One", etc..

    Wow I can't do this. Everything from Revolver, Rubber Soul, Help, Abbey Road, and the White Album is so great.. And everythign else, wow..
     
  4. Jan 27, 2005 #3

    JasonRox

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    They have a number one song?
     
  5. Jan 27, 2005 #4

    Kerrie

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    I love the white album...unfortunately I don't have it any longer.
     
  6. Jan 27, 2005 #5

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    I always thought it was a hard days night. thanks! I guess that was mine.
     
  7. Jan 27, 2005 #6
    They had 5 american number one songs in 1964 alone.
     
  8. Jan 27, 2005 #7

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    Were those songs from Hard Days Night? That is what I am thinking.
     
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  10. Jan 27, 2005 #9

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    thank you 42
     
  11. Jan 27, 2005 #10
    Beatles? I'm not familiar with that duo.

    Okay here's the Beatles 3 best songs, if not biggest hits, just best.
    3)Here Comes the Sun
    2)A Day in the Life
    1)Dear Prudence
     
  12. Jan 27, 2005 #11

    Tom Mattson

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    Heh. I always said they'd never catch on.

    OK, here are my 3 faves (today):

    1. Here Comes The Sun (glad to see lots of people like that one)
    2. Let It Be
    3. In My Life
     
  13. Jan 27, 2005 #12
    you do realize that I'm the only other person who said Here comes the sun don't you? I think you must have meant that my opinion carries the same weight as a lot of regular people.
     
  14. Jan 27, 2005 #13

    Tom Mattson

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    No, I was giving that weight to aychamo. Your nomination of the song was relatively unimportant. :tongue:
     
  15. Jan 27, 2005 #14
    that's good, now at least I know where I fit in
     
  16. Jan 27, 2005 #15
    I think that if the Beatles were on drugs when they wrote a song I like that song. early (sober) Beatles don't do much for me. What does that say about drugs? or is it unrelated to the song writing?
     
  17. Jan 27, 2005 #16
    Are you sure you were not under the influence while writing that sentence.

    All the great musicians/groups do drugs right? Well at least my favorites do.

    If I had to choose a top 3 right now, I would say: Get Back, Come Together, Let It Be.
     
  18. Jan 27, 2005 #17
    I'm very anti-drug, for my own use. I don't care what other people do and I believe drug use does improve song writing. If you can die from a drug overdose I'll probably like your songs even better.
     
  19. Jan 27, 2005 #18

    dextercioby

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    Or eat a bullet... :tongue2:


    A little lead in one's body is pretty healthy...

    Daniel.


    P.S.Or maybe Widia... :tongue2:
     
  20. Jan 27, 2005 #19

    egg

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    best 3
    1: Blackbird
    2: Blackbird
    3: Blackbird
     
  21. Jan 27, 2005 #20
    lol, egg likes blackbird. am I the only one who likes the irony?
     
  22. Jan 27, 2005 #21

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    I Should Have Known Better

    You Know My Name, Look Up the Number

    I Don't Want to Spoil the Party
     
  23. Jan 27, 2005 #22

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    Too many...hard to pick just a few, but among those already named, I like (in no particular order) While my Guitar, Come Together, Here Comes the Sun. The White Album is a nice collection. I like Revolver and Sgt. Pepper for albums.

    As far as stats go :

    I Want to Hold Your Hand was the first to top the US Billboards, in 1964.

    Shortly after, Can't Buy Me Love made the biggest leap to #1 on the Billboards. That week was the only week in Billboard history that #1 through #5 were songs recorded by the same artist or group. The other 3 were Twist and Shout, She Loves you and Please, Please Me .

    The Anthology, (Vol 1) sold nearly a million copies in the US, in its opening week alone. And 1 sold 13 million copies worldwide, in 4 weeks.

    Yesterday is the most covered song ever.

    Their best selling singles (in the UK) are She Loves You, I Want to hold Your Hand, Can't Buy Me Love, I Feel Fine and Day Tripper.
     
  24. Jan 27, 2005 #23

    Ivan Seeking

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    Something in the way she moves
    Yesterday
    Let it Be

    A little trivia: What is the Beatles contribution to anthropology?

    Our ancestor, Lucy - the Leakey Lucy :biggrin: [I heard this from Leakey the younger on the NGC] - was named after the song playing on the radio at the time, or the night of the discovery - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds. Who knew that Lucy was named in honor of LSD? Lucy was really named after Lucy O'Donnell.

    http://www.iamthebeatles.com/article1216.html
     
  25. Jan 27, 2005 #24

    I love the irony.

    Irony for me is like vodka and pickeled beets for a russian. Well, more like vodka and irony for me are like vodka and pickeled beets for a russion. SO i guess irony is like pickeled beets. :yuck:
     
  26. Jan 27, 2005 #25

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    But it's just Thursday, Franz !
     
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