I’m not a big fan of either of those albums. Part of my bias is that I tend to prefer John Lennon’s songs; but those two albums are his two weakest. John had one great song on Let It Be, which was Across the Universe; but Paul had three on that album that I like better. The beatles abbey road i forgot my mask face mask. Let It Be (my favorite Paul song), Long and Winding Road, and Two of Us. John had no great songs on Abbey Road. In fact Abbey Road, I would rank both of George’s songs, Something and Here Comes the Sung, as well as well Ringo’s Octopus’ Garden (which some say was ghost written by George) above anything of John’s on that album.
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Al Taylor is correct that most of Side 2 consists of unfinished songs strung together. To give more context, although Let It Be was the last album released by The Beatles, Abbey Road was the last album they recorded together. The release of the album Let It Be was held up to coincide with the release of the film Let It Be. So when The Beatles started to record Abbey Road, there was a general sense that this was going to be their last album. You can sense on the Let It Be album and see in the film all the rancor that was going on amongst the group. For Abbey Road, there tended to be a sense that they were all going to pitch in to make an impressive finale. When John heard “Something,” by George, he said, “That’s the single.”—an impressive acknowledgement of the song’s quality from one of the pair who had previously limited George’s contributions to the albums. I don’t really think of Abbey Road as a concept album in the sense that all the songs hang together or concern a certain theme. The beatles abbey road i forgot my mask face mask. But the 16-minute medley on side 2, starting with “You Never Give Me Your Money,” blends each song into the next, which makes most of the side cohere into a whole. And I’ve always felt that the first two songs on the side, Harrison’s “Here Comes the Sun” and Lennon’s “Sun King,” though they don’t blend together the way the rest does, belong to that whole. The medley idea was proposed by Paul, and he worked with producer George Martin to make it happen.