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Beatles Desert Island CD? - Top 20? Effects Pedals, Units & Accessories
Old 2nd September 2011
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Beatles Desert Island CD? - Top 20?

I have been trying to do this for years and always come up with too many songs. Even if mood plays a role in altering my decisions. Still, I find it fun to try as it makes me remember and listen again.

The rule is, you can only have 1 CD and it can only contain 20 songs.

If you feel like explaining your choices, or some of them, feel free. Always makes for good conversation and tends to be attract positive conversations as opposed to negative ones.

I will work on my list and post mine within 24 hours. Sorry, I had started to write the post and realized I need to make a new list.

I hope this'll get some responses.


Old 2nd September 2011
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right now

01 for no one
02 julia
03 you know my name (look up the number)
04 it's only love
05 long, long, long
06 i'm so tired
07 i want you (she's so heavy)
08 oh! darling
09 something
10 good night
11 ballad of john & yoko
12 i'll follow the sun
13 penny lane
14 and i love her
15 you can't do that
16 happiness is a warm gun
17 if i fell
18 fool on the hill
19 don't let me down

plus the entire b-side medley INCLUDING "her majesty" from abbey road (does that count?)
Old 2nd September 2011
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quick appendix :

right now i'm sitting in an internetcafe and since 30 minutes the bar tender keeps playing

what goes on
what goes on
what goes on
what goes on

i couldn't believe it so i asked if he's being serious, his reply: the external hd of our itunes has died and those are the only songs on our laptop
Old 2nd September 2011
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Have they not heard of spotify?
Old 2nd September 2011
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Magical Mystery Tour.

When that and Are You Experienced came out that year I discovered the production side of recorded music.
Old 2nd September 2011
Sgt. Peppers excluding Within you without you.
Eleanor Rigby
Strawberry fields
She Said She Said
And Your Bird can sing
Old 2nd September 2011
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Originally Posted by stuartb View Post
Have they not heard of spotify?
its a youth hostel. they're not super next level with the internet.
Old 3rd September 2011
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OK, here is today's top 20. I still had to leave off quite a few.

01) You Can't Do That
02) If I Fell
03) Strawberry Fields Forever
04) I Am The Walrus
05) Dear Prudence
06) We Can Work It Out
07) Taxman
08) While My Guitar Gently Weeps
09) Because
10) Obladi Oblada
11) Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
12) Eleanore Rigby
13) I'm Looking Through You
14) Hey Jude
15) A Day In The Life
16) Hide Your Love Away
17) Two Of Us
18) It's Getting Better
19) She's Leaving Home
20) This Boy
Old 3rd September 2011
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OK, I think it's 19, in no particular order.
The Beatles go very deep and far back for me, growing up listening to Abbey Road just after it came out, as a very small child with a much older brother. I've often wondered about people's emotional and cultural recollection and....'stuff' around music too. I'm sure there's some kind of psycho-study just waiting to happen around your 20 fave Beatles songs...uh-oh

Back in the U.S.S.R.
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Happiness Is A Warm Gun
Helter Skelter
Revolution I
Eleanor Rigby
Tomorrow Never Knows
Eleanor Rigby
Don't Let Me Down
Across the Universe
Come Together
Oh! Darling
I Want You (She's So Heavy)
You Never Give Me Your Money
She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
Golden Slumbers
I Am The Walrus
A Day In The Life
Old 3rd September 2011
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I think it's a very bad idea to compile your own top 20 as your desert island mix. That'd be like taking a greatest hits with you, of course it'd be custom.

I would simply take Abbey Road, those songs can't be separated.
Old 3rd September 2011
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Sgt. Peppers and sun screen
Old 3rd September 2011
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The 1999 remix remaster release of Yellow Submarine.
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