Decibel Team’s Top Tens: CEO Greg Kris’s Top Ten Beatles Songs:


10. Hey Jude: Released: 26 February 1970, labels: Capitol (US), Parlophone (UK).

9. Ballad of John and Yoko: One of the few songs that have a title that’s not sung in the lyrics. Written by John Lennon, attributed to Lennon/McCartney. Released May 1969.

8. Norwegian Wood: (This Bird Has Flown) From the 1965 album Rubber Soul, it is also the first example of a rock band playing the sitar in one of their songs.

7. Twist & Shout: (Phil Medley/Bert Russell) From their first album Please Please Me.

6. Back in the USSR: 1968 song by The Beatles. Credited to the song writing partnership Lennon/McCartney, but primarily written by Paul McCartney. Released as a single in Great Britain in 1976.

5. Taxman: Written by George Harrison and opening track on The Beatles’ 1966 album Revolver.

4. Drive my Car: Primarily written by Paul McCartney, with lyrical contributions from John Lennon. Released on the British version of the 1965 album Rubber Soul.

3. Lovely Rita: From the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album. Written and sung by Paul McCartney. Credited to Lennon/McCartney.

2. Yesterday: Released as part of the Yesterday EP: 4 March 1966, Parlophone (UK)
It spent 13 weeks on the UK hit parade.

1. Come Together: Written by John Lennon, credited: Lennon/McCartney. It is the opening track on The Beatles’ September 1969 album Abbey Road.