July 16, 2014 — As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ movie, “A Hard Day’s Night” (a true comic gem), here is a list of five interesting lists put together about the Fab Four:
5. 10 unpleasant facts about John Lennon
Much has been written about Lennon through the years, since he’s no stranger to controversy. Are these facts true? I don’t want to believe any of them, but completely disagree with #5, which is NOT a fact.
4. 10 reasons to admire John Lennon
In Asian philosophy, yin and yang are concepts that describe how opposite or contrary forces complement each other. The same is true for this list, which contradicts some of the unpleasant facts above.
3. 5 Beatle songs that mean something different than we first thought
I put this list together after discovering the real story behind these five Beatles’ songs.
2. 100 greatest Beatles’ songs
Rolling Stone gathered this massive list, selecting the 100 of the greatest songs from The Beatles’ huge library. I’m sure it wasn’t an easy task. The boys recorded 213 songs on 19 albums in seven years. That’s a lot of music in a short period of time.
1. The 10 worst Beatles’ songs
If there is a best of collection, the yin/yang theory indicates there has to be a worst. Here’s a list of 10 songs that fall into that category. However, I have to remember that what is worst for the Beatles can be far superior than what is the worst for other bands.