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The Beatles – 100 Greatest Songs

Written by admin on August 25, 2010 – 8:30 pm -

Rolling Stone magazine has rated “A Day in the Life” as the greatest Beatles song. The magazine has published a special collector’s edition titled “The Beatles: 100 Greatest Songs.”

“The Beatles: 100 Greatest Songs” includes an introduction by Elvis Costello, special sections on the Beatles’ favourite songs and an overview of each of the 100 tracks.

Rolling Stone - The Beatles: 100 Greatest Songs

“A Day in the Life” closed the Beatles’ classic album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” The song was banned by the BBC as the Corporation felt it encouraged “a permissive attitude to drug-taking.”

“A Day in the Life” – The Beatles

Here’s the Top 10 from Rolling Stone’s list:

  1. “A Day in the Life”
  2. “I Want to Hold Your Hand”
  3. “Strawberry Fields Forever”
  4. “Yesterday”
  5. “In My Life”
  6. “Something”
  7. “Hey Jude”
  8. “Let It Be”
  9. “Come Together”
  10. “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.”

Let us know whether you agree with Rolling Stone’s choice.

Click here to buy “The Beatles: 100 Greatest Songs” Rolling Stone collectors edition.

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4 Comments to “The Beatles – 100 Greatest Songs”

  1. Scott G Says:

    Rolling Stone magazine? Really? Are you serious? Rolling Stone hasn’t been relevant for the last 15 years.
    Do we agree with their list? Who cares? I’m a hardcore Beatles nut, and I still don’t see any point to this. But I guess churning out more Beatles stuff is a great way to sell product. It worked like a charm for EMI last Sept.

  2. N Martin Says:

    I must agree with Scott G. Had this list been released in a time when Rolling Stone was actually relevant, I might have cared. I, too, am a crazy Beatles fan, and although it is nice to see them in modern day media, this list is really pointless.

  3. MM Says:

    Don’t take it so seriously guys. Any list like this isn’t meant to be definitive. Lists encourage discussion and in some cases consideration of songs that haven’t been given a spin for a while. Besides, it is a good issue, providing info on 100 of the Beatles’ best moments in the studio.

  4. Chula Says:

    Is there any other band that has 100 great songs to make a list like this? I don’t think so.

    I am pleased that Let it Be made the top ten. I’ve never understand why critics never seemed to appreciate this wonderful album.

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