Choosing Favorite Beatles Songs '

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Choosing favorite Beatles songs is a bit like choosing a favorite child, it 's damn near. They put out four psychedelic albums (if you count Yellow Submarine, which I 'm not), and three post-psychedelic albums. In the 8 years they recorded, they released 12 studio albums, not counting the US releases as many of those were compilation records. To be honest, I was never a huge fan of the mop tops era Beatles and songs like "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "She Loves You.” However, I did include a few from that time period. I would love to hear your top 10 to see if we match up at all.

Number Ten: “All You Need Is Love.” Written after only two weeks after the release of Sgt. Pepper, "All You Need Is Love" was specifically written for the first satellite hookup between 25 countries called Our World. The song boasted an optimistic vibe during "the summer of love" in 1967. The song featured many prominent artists singing on the chorus. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Marianne Faithful, and Eric Clapton were just a few of the talents who appeared on the recording. The track also included many guest musicians playing everything from violin to trumpet. The Beatles themselves played unconventional instruments: Lennon on harpsichord, McCartney on double bass and Harrison on violin. The track was made available on Magical Mystery Tour and Yellow Submarine.

Number Nine: “In My Life.” Again, Lennon credits Bob Dylan as well as journalist Kenneth Allsop for bringing him out of his shell as…
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