Abbey Road - Leaner, Meaner and MUCH Better!

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Mike Reynolds, Jan 12, 2018.

  1. Hey you forgot to rename the album to Abbe Rd.
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  2. Monasmee

    Monasmee Forum Resident

    Albuquerque NM
    Love the songs on each and every album.

    If it ain't broke don't fix it.
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  3. a customer

    a customer Well-Known Member

    Those emocons are awesome
    Like the emoticons which is why I replied

    I rarely play side one
    My side 2

    Here comes the sun
    You Never Give Me My Money (4.02)
    Sun King (2.26)
    Mean Mr. Mustard (1.06)
    Polythene Pam (1.13)
    She Came In Through The Bathroom Window (1.58)
    Golden Slumbers (1.32)
    Carry That Weight (1.37)
  4. Monasmee

    Monasmee Forum Resident

    Albuquerque NM
    Or maybe Abbey Culdesac?
  5. NothingBrightAboutIt

    NothingBrightAboutIt Forum Resident

    What if you removed "Oh! Darling" and added "Bip Bop"?
  6. Monasmee

    Monasmee Forum Resident

    Albuquerque NM
    At the very least "Oh bip bop.... she came in through the bathroom window."
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  7. Audioresearch

    Audioresearch Forum Resident

    Change nothing And You have a great Album
  8. LeBon Bush

    LeBon Bush Forum Resident

    Surely a good running order, but I've loved Abbey Road the way it was intended to, so no need changing it for me :)
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  9. NothingBrightAboutIt

    NothingBrightAboutIt Forum Resident

    You can't change "You", it's on Extra Texture. ;)
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  11. soniclovenoize

    soniclovenoize Forum Resident

    Minneapolis, MN
    Ah! I bet you're saving them for your Let It Be!
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  12. Blue Cactus

    Blue Cactus Forum Resident

    If that's the way you wanna' hear it, go right ahead but I want it the way the Beatles intented.
  13. bonzo59

    bonzo59 Forum Resident

    No stupid songs on a Beatles album?
    This is...outrageous:mad:
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  14. NothingBrightAboutIt

    NothingBrightAboutIt Forum Resident

    All seriousness, being that they basically started the Abbey Road sessions out of nowhere while finishing Get Back, what if the pre-official sessions were mixed in with the Get Back songs to create an improved Get Back (we can call this Savile Row):

    Side One (studio):

    1. "Let It Be"
    2. "Something"
    3. "Two Of Us"
    4. "Oh! Darling"
    5. "Octopus's Garden"
    6. "I Want You" (missing the "She's So Heavy" section)

    Side Two (live)

    1. "I've Got a Feeling"
    2. "Don't Let Me Down"
    3. "One After 909"
    4. "Dig a Pony"
    5. "For You Blue" (studio recording, added to the "live" side to give George another song)
    6. "Get Back"
  15. robargebl

    robargebl Forum Resident

    If anything, I would keep the track running the same but put in Ballad of John and Yoko in place of Maxwell, and then Old Brown Shoe in place of Octopus Garden. Maxwell and Octopus Garden could have been a 45 geared toward the younger kids getting in to the Beatles. and Ringo could have had an A side....
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  16. Bemagnus

    Bemagnus Forum Resident

    As far as Im concerned anyone can make any playlist they wish.
    But to call it leaner,meaner and much better than the real album
    borders towards
    With that said it s up to anyone to like and dislike whatever they like
    but it has nothing to do with the original album that imo is perfect as it is. As a whole were the summary is better than some of the parts
    Change anything of that makes a nice playlist but Abbey Road it ain t.
  17. EddieMann

    EddieMann I used to be a king...

    Geneva, IL. USA.
    Mike Baxter (OP)? Dave Dexter? Its all beginning to make sense now. :p
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  18. Somerset Scholar

    Somerset Scholar Forum Resident

    Just terrible. What was the OP thinking!
  19. Electric

    Electric The Medium is the Massage

    Vancouver, CANADA
    I am wasting my time reading this thread, when I could be listening to music. My bad.

    And BTW, Abbey Road is a masterpiece as it is.
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  20. Baq

    Baq Forum Resident


    Paul has some shoes on and no cigarette in his hand. John thought it's way too hot to have a beard and decided to shave it off. George's denim jacket is replaced by a white shirt.
    It w as a hot and sunny day in London on August 8th 1969.
  21. gonz

    gonz Forum Resident

    Phoenix, AZ
    Is it common knowledge that ‘I want you’ and ‘because’ are the same riff?

    Took me years to realize this.
  22. gonz

    gonz Forum Resident

    Phoenix, AZ
    Btw, adding ‘maxwells hammer’ and ‘octopus’ to let it be could only help let it be.
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  23. Scott S.

    Scott S. Indie Music Curator

    Walmartville PA
    This is one of the more bearable attempts. I have my own issues with the record though. Come Together and Here Comes The Sun just got overplayed for me to the point I never want to hear either one ever again.
  24. BurtThomasWard

    BurtThomasWard Guided by Loke

    So much anger.
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  25. The Zodiac

    The Zodiac God's Lonely Man

    Peace and love! C'mon, socks and sandal brigade, give peace a chance!

    I'm gonna start a thread about how the US Revolver is better than Uk because its cuts out all those mediocre Lennon songs and break the internet!

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