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« on: June 30, 2017, 02:46:18 PM »

Some would say this is where the cracks began to show in the Beatles Mystique... Maybe more like hairline fractures....


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Magical Mystery Tour is an album by the English rock band the Beatles that was released as a double EP in the United Kingdom and an LP in the United States. Produced by George Martin, it includes the soundtrack to the 1967 film of the same name. The EP was issued in the UK on 8 December 1967 on the Parlophone label, while the Capitol Records LP release in the US occurred on 27 November and featured eleven tracks through the addition of songs from the band's 1967 singles. The EP was also released in Germany, France, Spain, Yugoslavia, Brazil, Australia and Japan.[4] The first official release as an eleven-track LP in the UK did not occur until 1976.


Vote for your LEAST FAVORITE TRACK!!!!

Because of the holiday I will tally on July 5

Magical Mystery Tour
Fool on the Hill
Flying
Blue Jay Way
Your Mother Should Know
I Am The Walrus
Hello Goodbye
Strawberry Fields Forever
Penny Lane
Baby You're A Rich Man
All You Need Is Love

Flying, while unique as it bears all 4 Beatles in the song writing credits, needs to fly away.

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PAST SURVIVOR WINNERS


The Beatles Survivor #1 Winner: TWIST AND SHOUT
The Beatles Survivor #2 Winner: ALL MY LOVING
The Beatles Survivor #3 Winner: IF I FELL
The Beatles Survivor #4 Winner: NO REPLY
The Beatles Survivor #5 Winner: HELP!
The Beatles Survivor #6 Winner: IN MY LIFE
The Beatles Survivor #7 Winner: ELEANOR RIGBY
The Beatles Survivor #8 Winners: I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND & I FEEL FINE
The Beatles Survivor #9 Winner: A DAY IN THE LIFE
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« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2017, 03:25:52 PM »

Blue Jay Way. I have given this song ample opportunity to grow on me and it never has.
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« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2017, 03:55:55 PM »

Is it me, or was Flying obviously a precursor to McCartney's Hot as Sun Glasses?

That, Blue Jay Way (which is actually OK, by the way) and the title track are the weakest. I'll go with the title track.

And speaking of the title track, I always thought the fade on it sounded like a part of a Doors song.
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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2017, 05:12:44 PM »

Hello Goodbye
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« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2017, 06:24:20 PM »

Blue Jay Way is my favorite on this album.  Cry Cry Cry
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« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2017, 12:44:58 AM »

Your Mother Should Know when it's time to go
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« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2017, 06:31:17 AM »

Call me crazy, but I prefer the MMT LP over Pepper.  This battle will be tougher for me.

But, Im going with Your Mother Should Know.  Its probably the only song off the album I never listen to on its own.
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« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2017, 06:35:21 AM »

Blue Jay Way, I guess.
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« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2017, 10:26:38 AM »

Baby You're A Rich Man.
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« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2017, 10:20:54 AM »

Flying
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« Reply #10 on: July 04, 2017, 11:12:36 AM »

Hello GOODBYE

One of the least sounding 'Beatles' songs IMO. If it wasn't for the brief "Hello goodbye, hello goodbye" backing vocals and the tag/outro, I'd never listen to this song. One of, if not, the only Beatles song I feel that way about.
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« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2017, 05:33:47 PM »

 Hey fellow smilers! Sorry I haven't had a chance to update, I have been out of the country and everything has been go go go! I will be updating the votes  by this Sunday, so make sure that you vote vote vote!!!
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« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2017, 09:32:04 PM »

Baby You're a Rich Man, compared to everything else on this album, this song sounds a bit too straightforward IMO.
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« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2017, 10:18:42 PM »

Fly away 'Flying'
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« Reply #14 on: July 08, 2017, 03:20:30 AM »

baby youre a rich man
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« Reply #15 on: July 08, 2017, 10:49:47 PM »

"Baby You're A Rich Man"
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« Reply #16 on: July 10, 2017, 08:41:41 AM »

Some would say this is where the cracks began to show in the Beatles Mystique... Maybe more like hairline fractures....


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Magical Mystery Tour is an album by the English rock band the Beatles that was released as a double EP in the United Kingdom and an LP in the United States. Produced by George Martin, it includes the soundtrack to the 1967 film of the same name. The EP was issued in the UK on 8 December 1967 on the Parlophone label, while the Capitol Records LP release in the US occurred on 27 November and featured eleven tracks through the addition of songs from the band's 1967 singles. The EP was also released in Germany, France, Spain, Yugoslavia, Brazil, Australia and Japan.[4] The first official release as an eleven-track LP in the UK did not occur until 1976.


Sorry for the serious lag. I have been out of country and I had no opportunity to update.

Pretty wide and diverse first round. Just about ever track was offered up. It looked like it was going to be a 5-way tie for a bit. 14 votes over 6 songs...

Baby You're A Rich Man because you got the most votes. (4 votes)

Vote for your LEAST FAVORITE TRACK!!!!

Because of the holiday I will tally on July 12

Magical Mystery Tour
Fool on the Hill
Flying
Blue Jay Way
I Am The Walrus
Your Mother Should Know
Hello Goodbye
Strawberry Fields Forever
Penny Lane
All You Need Is Love

Round#1 Baby You're A Rich Man July 8

Flying, while unique as it bears all 4 Beatles in the song writing credits, needs to fly away. (second round in a row).

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PAST SURVIVOR WINNERS


The Beatles Survivor #1 Winner: TWIST AND SHOUT
The Beatles Survivor #2 Winner: ALL MY LOVING
The Beatles Survivor #3 Winner: IF I FELL
The Beatles Survivor #4 Winner: NO REPLY
The Beatles Survivor #5 Winner: HELP!
The Beatles Survivor #6 Winner: IN MY LIFE
The Beatles Survivor #7 Winner: ELEANOR RIGBY
The Beatles Survivor #8 Winners: I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND & I FEEL FINE
The Beatles Survivor #9 Winner: A DAY IN THE LIFE
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« Reply #17 on: July 10, 2017, 10:22:57 AM »

Baby You're A Rich Man had the most votes (4), unfortunately.
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« Reply #18 on: July 10, 2017, 10:36:29 AM »

Doh! Brain still fried from 14 hours of driving yesterday. Fixed.

Thanks B.E.!
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« Reply #19 on: July 10, 2017, 12:03:39 PM »

Hello Goodbye
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« Reply #20 on: July 10, 2017, 12:39:37 PM »

Hello Goodbye
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« Reply #21 on: July 10, 2017, 02:38:31 PM »

Flying
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« Reply #22 on: July 10, 2017, 03:49:11 PM »

The title track, again.
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« Reply #23 on: July 10, 2017, 08:15:22 PM »

flying
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« Reply #24 on: July 10, 2017, 08:20:16 PM »

Your Mother Should Know
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