Who is your favorite Beatle?

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Who is your favorite Beatle?

  1. Paul McCartney

    25.0%
  2. John Lennon

    27.8%
  3. Ringo Starr

    8.3%
  4. George Harrison

    38.9%
  1. Mem

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    I prefer John Lennon, but I also admire Paul McCartney. I think Paul solo work after the Beatles is better than John's. I think that John had more of an influence in the way that the Beatles progressed and changed their musical style and look.
     
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    my vote goes for Paul. John was incredible and to this day his music continues to inspire and astound people, sadly he never had the chance to have the longevity that Paul has had. My vote goes for Paul because of his continued success to this day.
     
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    Paul's last hit was Say Say Say with Michael Jackson.

    Sometimes I wish singers would stop putting out the lame new shit.
     
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    George Harrison
     
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    George.
    The most humanitarian of the bunch.
    And his slide guitar technique was superb.
     
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    For his music John Lennon.....

    But for personality George Harrison.

    For best narration in 'Thomas the Tank Engine' Ringo Starr. Lol, not sure thats a very good reason, but his accent is amazing!! :)

    But overall George....Cos of his lack of ego, now what religion was he?? Was he
    hindu/haare krishna (however you spell it??) I ooked on the web but people are arguing over it.

    Oh and for this song....

    YouTube - George Harrison My Sweet Lord


    I've never liked Paul McCartney there is something not quite right in his personality. i get the impression of someone very manipulative and completely absorbed with power.

    God knows he married that awful woman....But it takes two to tango....and neither of em are 'the full ticket' in my book.
     
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    for looks -- Paul

    for admiration of the depth and style direction that the music was taken -- John

    for depth of mind and spirit -- George

    for the laughs-- Ringo
     
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    Fuck "The Chiffons" I like that song!!

    It was probably a vast improvement on theirs anyway!!

    Vote for George!! :)
     
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    Solo careers and looks aside... the Beatles songs Paul wrote have proven much more paramount that John's, more lasting, more popular, and more covered. You noticed the last 3 albums were just riddled with classics written by Paul, with a few nods to John and George.
     
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    Paul is the greater pure songwriter and performer...

    But John gets my vote because his music was far more introspective, far more about his own personal growth and soul searching. His music was raw, confessional, and came out of the core of him.
    That elevates his work to a higher realm of art.

    That, and the fact that he used his significant fame and cash to creatively agitate against the Vietnam war.

    War is Over
    if you want it.

    As an artist, and as a contributing member of his community, and for his responsible use of his access to media to hasten the end of an idiotic war, John is my choice.


    Too bad we did have his like these eight years past.


    Imagine

    how Lennon would have reacted to this current idiocy in Iraq.
     
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    Songwriter, Paul for sure, too bad he is a arrogant asshole.
     
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    I agree.

    Not to mention the fact that he was so very pretty.

    He seemed like such a gentle soul.

    I've posted this here before - but I'm going to do it again because I love it so much, George and Bob:
    YouTube - If Not For You - Dylan/Harrison Duet

    :smile:
     
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    well in the 60's it was paul, as he sung on most track's. then by the time i was 14-15, it was john who i wanted to be (just had to grow my hair) but by 1971, it was paul that took over and made some fantastic solo albums, ( still love ''ram'') and with the group wings, who i have a lot of time for.
    but i have everything thay have done as a group, and all done solo. everything.
    just god's of music the 4 of them.
    hense my avatar.
     
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    It has always been my belief that the best Beatle was.....all of them together! Although the songs written by Paul have become classics and John's work has heart and depth, I don't believe that any of them wrote truly great songs after they parted ways. It is often this way (think Simon & Garfunkel). There was something about their chemistry, about the effect each one had on the other, that brought out the best in them. It was a sad day when they broke up.
     
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    I'll stick with George. His work has a nice sound to it even if he doesn't have the best voice and he was a major organizer for the Concert For Bangladesh Whenever I hear his music it puts me in a bettere frame of mind.
     
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    yes he was sued. unconscious plagarism it was called. george admitted under oath, "yes, they are one and the same tune". i like the way george played 'absolutely sweet marie' at dylan's 30th birthday party concert.
     
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    gotta go with George, Paul and John for equally inspiring to me. However i would probably most want to meet George
     
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