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Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

Old 12-22-17, 04:15 AM
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Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

For me :

5. Ringo Starr-Ringo
4. John Lennon- Double Fantasy
3. John Lennon-Imagine
2. John Lennon-Plastic Ono Band
1. George Harrison-All Things Must Pass

honorable mentions:

Paul McCartney-Ram
Paul McCartney- Flaming Pie
George Harrison-Cloud Nine.
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Old 12-22-17, 06:47 AM
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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

It seems odd, but of all the post Beatle era (1970-75/76) solo albums the most popular and biggest seller was the Ringo album.

Not the best but my favorites

Paul-Band on The Run
George-Living in the Material World
Ringo-Ringo
John-Mind Games
Paul-At The Speed of Sound

My top four are one album from each Beatle in 1973. Says more about where I was at in 1973 than the music itself.
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Old 12-22-17, 08:06 AM
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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

George - All things must pass
Paul - RAM
George - Brainwashed
John - Double Fantasy
John - Imagine
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Old 12-22-17, 09:20 AM
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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

Just have two;

John Lennon- Plastic Ono Band
Paul McCartney & Wings- Wings Over America (live)

I just heard "All Things Must Pass" for the first time a few months ago and was disappointed.

I'm a huge Beatles fan too.
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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

There is a reason I only have the solo "hits' albums from John, Paul, and George. Never found any of the full albums worth a purchase like the Beatles albums.
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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

Not really a top 5, but my favorite from each:

George - All Things Must Pass
Paul - Ram
Ringo - Ringo
John - Mind Games
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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

All Things Must Pass
Plastic Ono Band
Imagine
Double Fantasy

Rest are crap.
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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

1. Plastic Ono Band
2. Brainwashed (Harrison’s last album, really underrated)
3. Ram
4. All Things Must Pass
5. Cloud Nine

Honorable mentions to Imagine, Double Fantasy, Living in the Material World, McCartney, Band on the Run, New.
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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

All Things Must Pass
Flowers in the Dirt
Ram
Flaming Pie
Double Fantasy

close but no cigar:

Band on the Run
London Town
Tug of War

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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

The only one I have is Shaved Fish.
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Old 12-22-17, 07:14 PM
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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

Iím mostly familiar with Paul and John post Beatles. George had some good output too but I didnít get as into it. Iíll just pick some favorites from each.

I actually like a couple of Paulís more recent albums quite a bit. Chaos and Creation in the Backyard and Memory Almost Full. Of course his classics like Band on the Run, McCartney, and McCartney II.

For John Iíd say Imagine, Milk And Honey, and Double Fantasy. I donít really know that I have two more.

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Old 12-22-17, 10:31 PM
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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

Originally Posted by Nick Danger View Post
The only one I have is Shaved Fish.
The only one I have is Cloud Nine, which I like quite a bit ("When We Was Fab" is such a unique song; prickly yet melodic). I used to own All Things Must Pass, but didn't care for it much, except for "Awaiting On You All".
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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

1. All Things Must Pass - GH
2. Ram - PMc
3. Imagine - JL
4. Chaos & Creation in the Backyard - PMc
5. 33 1/3 - GH

When it comes to the solo material, I've always loved Paul & George's output the most. John had some quality control issues after POB and Imagine, although I've come to love Walls & Bridges much more lately.

Ringo, god bless him.
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Re: Your Top 5 favourite Beatles solo albums.

My current order of preference of all solo Beatle LPs that I have given careful consideration to. Covers and live albums and Ringo not included.
  1. All Things Must Pass
  2. Ram
  3. Imagine
  4. Chaos & Creation in the Backyard
  5. Thirty Three & 1/3
  6. Band on the Run
  7. Plastic Ono Band
  8. Tug of War
  9. Brainwashed
  10. Flaming Pie
  11. Cloud Nine
  12. George Harrison
  13. Living in the Material World
  14. Flowers In The Dirt
  15. Double Fantasy
  16. Venus & Mars
  17. Memory Almost Full
  18. McCartney
  19. Walls and Bridges
  20. Off The Ground
  21. New
  22. Red Rose Speedway
  23. Dark Horse
  24. Back To The Egg
  25. London Town
  26. Pipes of Peace
  27. Mind Games
  28. Extra Texture
  29. Press To Play
  30. Some Time in New York City
  31. Wings at the Speed of Sound
  32. Wild Life
  33. Give My Regards To Broad Stret
  34. McCartney II
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