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The Beatles Top 10 Songs
Transcript of The Beatles Top 10 Songs
that I Like But first of all, this prezi is intended only for fun.
Please don't take it seriously.
I do not own the videos in it. Ringo Starr John Lennon Paul McCartney George Harrison All information are
credited to Wikipedia. All videos are from our friends at Youtube
while all songs were made by the Beatles. According to an interview of John Lennon by Playboy Magazine he said, "In We Can Work It Out, Paul did the first half, I did the middle eight. But you've got Paul writing, 'We can work it out / We can work it out'—real optimistic, y'know, and me, impatient: 'Life is very short, and there's no time / For fussing and fighting, my friend.'" The song "You Got to Hide Your Love Away" shows the influence of the American singer Bob Dylan. The song "is just basically John doing Dylan", Paul McCartney later said. Two song fragments were combined to create "Baby, You're a Rich Man". The verses from "One of the Beautiful People" by John Lennon were combined with Paul McCartney's previously unaccompanied "Baby, you're a rich man …" chorus. Two songs were combined in a similar fashion to make "A Day in the Life", and "I've Got a Feeling". Walter Everett writes that the song "asks an unnamed Brian Epstein what it's like to be one of the 'beautiful people.'" According to Paul, 'Fool on the Hill' was mine and I think I was writing about someone like Maharishi. His detractors called him a fool. Because of his giggle he wasn't taken too seriously ... I was sitting at the piano at my father's house in Liverpool hitting a D 6th chord, and I made up 'Fool on the Hill.' "Love You To" was the first Beatles' song that seriously attempted to incorporate Indian classical music and has even been hailed as the first pop song to emulate a non-western form in structure and instrumentation. The song is Harrison's only composition on Sgt. Pepper after "Only a Northern Song" was omitted from the album. Harrison wrote "Within You Without You" on a harmonium at the house of long-time Beatles' associate Klaus Voormann ("We were talking about the space between us all, And the people who hide themselves behind a wall of illusion— never glimpse the truth"). "When we were recording 'Oh! Darling' I came into the studios early every day for a week to sing it by myself because at first my voice was too clear. I wanted it to sound as though I'd been performing it on stage all week." He would only try the song once each day; if it was not right he would wait until the next day, in order to make sure he got every precious first take right. He once lamented that "five years ago I could have done this in one take". - Paul The climax of the Abbey Road album is the 16-minute medley consisting of several short songs, both finished and unfinished, blended into a suite by McCartney and Martin. Most of these songs were written (and originally recorded in demo form) during sessions for The White Album and the Get Back/Let It Be sessions. The songs featured in the video were just a part of the medley. These songs were "Golden Slumbers", "Carry that Weight", "The End." The hidden track "Her Majesty" was also included. McCartney was inspired to write the song after reading a 1967 Guitar Player magazine interview with The Who's Pete Townshend where he described their latest single, "I Can See for Miles", as the loudest, rawest, dirtiest song the Who had ever recorded. McCartney then "wrote 'Helter Skelter' to be the most raucous vocal, the loudest drums, et cetera" and said he was "using the symbol of a helter skelter as a ride from the top to the bottom; the rise and fall of the Roman Empire—and this was the fall, the demise." According to Lennon, the song's close musical resemblance to Ludwig van Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata" was no coincidence: "Yoko was playing Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata' on the piano ... I said, 'Can you play those chords backwards?', and wrote 'Because' around them. The lyrics speak for themselves ... No imagery, no obscure references." So I'm a
Beatles Fan I will tell you about ten of their many songs that I really like. And they are considered by many as the greatest band of all time with influence and popularity that is still felt today. They are... The songs were arranged randomly and does not
necessarily reflect a particular ranking order. Anyone can pick their favorite Beatles song and
I got to tell you there are lots of them. It is not a wonder why these guys
were considered musical geniuses at par with such names as Beethoven, Mozart, etc.