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What are the best post-Beatles songs for a solo Beatles anthology ??

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I'm making a compilation CD of the best solo Beatles stuff from each of them . What are the best songs from each .

If you owned everything Beatles, but only wanted the best solo Beatles songs, what tracklist would make a great 1970-2009 anthology ??

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Jeremy

Valparaiso, IN

#43 Aug 25, 2011
"Yellow Album" (1975-1979):
Disc 1
1. Venus And Mars/Rock Show - Paul
2. Be-Bop-A Lula - A duet of John & Paul singing put together by a youtuber
3. Junior's Farm - Paul
4. Stand By Me - John
5. Listen To What The Man Said - Paul
6. Crackerbox Palace - George
7. Silly Love Songs - Paul
8. This Song - George
9. Hey Baby - Ringo
10. Beautiful Girl - George
11. Let 'Em In - Paul
12. Do You Wanna Dance?- John
13. See Yourself - George
14. Mull Of Kintyre - Paul
Disc 2
1.(Just Like) Starting Over - John
2. With A Little Luck - Paul
3. A Friend Of Dorothy - John demo that a youtube musical impersonator finished
4. Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley - Ringo
5. Blow Away - George
6. Whatever Happened To...- John demo
7. London Town- Paul
8. Sally & Billy - John demo again finished by above impersonator
9. Faster - George
10. I'm Carrying - Paul
11. Watching The Wheels - John
12. Daytime Nighttime Suffering - Paul
13. Love Comes To Everyone - George
14. Goodnight Tonight - Paul
Jeremy

Valparaiso, IN

#44 Aug 25, 2011
"Black Album" (1980-1984)

Disc 1
1. I'm Losing You - John
2. Coming Up - Paul
3. Wrack My Brain - Ringo
4. Cage - Paul bootleg
5. All Those Years Ago- George
6. Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)- John
7. One Of These Days - Paul
8. Woman - John
9. Take It Away - Paul
10. Nobody Told Me - John
11. That's The Way It Goes - George
12. I'm Stepping Out - John
13. Here Today - Paul
14. Dear Yoko - John

Disc 2
1. No More Lonely Nights - Paul
2. Ebony and Ivory - I chose to use the Paul only version (but still like Stevie!)
3. I Don't Wanna Face It - John
4. Gone Troppo - George
5. Borrowed Time - John
6. I Keep Forgettin'- Ringo
7. Somebody Who Cares - Paul
8. Grow Old With Me - John with additional strings added by George Martin
9. Valotte - Julian
10. Abandoned Love - George bootleg of Dylan song
11. Say, Say, Say - Paul with MJ
12. I Don't Want To Do It - George
13. Too Late For Goodbyes - Julian
14. The Girl Is Mine - Paul again with MJ
Jeremy

Valparaiso, IN

#45 Aug 25, 2011
"White Album" (1985-1989): and I know there is another White Album, but that is technically called "The Beatles," so I don't feel too bad for using the color.:)

Disc 1
1. Return To Pepperland - Paul bootleg
2. When We Was Fab - George
3. Spies Like Us - Paul
4. Stick Around - Julian
5. Yvonne - Paul bootleg
6. Got My Mind Set On You - George
7. I Can Help - Ringo bootleg from unreleased Nashville album
8. Only Love Remains - Paul
9. This Is Love - George
10. Press - Paul
11. Everyday - Julian
12. Cloud 9 - George
13. Ruby Tuesday - Julian cover of the Stones
14. Fish On The Sand - George

Disc 2
1. My Brave Face - Paul
2. Someplace Else - George
3. Love Mix - Paul bootleg
4. Cockamamie Business - George
5. This One - Paul
6. Now You're In Heaven - Julian
7. Poor Little Girl - George
8. Make It Up To You - Julian
9. Put It There - Paul
10. Cheer Down - George
11. Veronica - okay this is Elvis Costello but Paul co-wrote & played bass
12. Handle With Care - George with the Wilburys
13. Act Naturally - Ringo duet with Buck Owens
14. Shanghai Surprise - George with Vicki Brown
Jeremy

Valparaiso, IN

#46 Aug 25, 2011
"Brown Album" (1990-1999):

Disc One
1. End Of The Line - George & Wilburys
2. Hope Of Deliverance - Paul
3. Weight Of The World - Ringo
4. Off The Ground - Paul
5. Saltwater - Julian
6. Sweet Sweet Memories - Paul
7. Maxine - George & Wilburys
8. So Like Candy -another Elvis Costello but again Paul co-wrote
9. Heading For The Light - George & Wilburys
10. Maybe I Was Wrong - Julian
11. Mistress And Maid - Paul
12. After All These Years - Ringo
13. Your School - Paul demo with backing instruments & vocals by youtube musician
14. Mo - George bootleg

Disc 2
1. Now And Then - John demo with backing instruments & vocals by above youtuber
2. Young Boy - Paul
3. Free As A Bird - The Beatles
4. Window, Window - George demo with backing by another youtuber
5. Calico Skies - Paul
6. La De Da - Ringo
7. Mother Divine - George demo with backing from Window Window youtuber
8. Real Love - The Beatles but John's voice is in original key (another youtube find)
9. Souvenir - Paul
10. Any Road - George
11. What In The ...World - Ringo
12. Brown Eyed Handsome Man - Paul
13. One Night - Sean
14. Horse To Water - George (I believe the last one he recorded before he died)
Jeremy

Valparaiso, IN

#47 Aug 25, 2011
"Purple Album" (2000-2010):

Disc 1
1. My Sweet Lord [2000]- George remake of his own song but slightly changed
2. Fine Line - Paul
3. Never Without You - Ringo
4. I'm Partial To Your Abaracadabra - Paul cover of Ian Dury song
5. P2 Vatican Blues (Last Saturday Night)- George
6. Day After Day - Julian
7. Vanilla Sky - Paul
8. I Live For You -George (off the re-release of ATMP)
9. This Never Happened Before - Paul
10. Run So Far - George
11. Headlights - Sean
12. What Love Wants To Be - Ringo
13. Rising Sun - George
14. Friends To Go - Paul

Disc 2
1. Ever Present Past - Paul
2. This Guitar (Can't Keep From Crying)- George's remake of his song from the 70s
3. Parachute - Sean
4. Liverpool 8 - Ringo
5. Only Mama Knows - Paul
6. Another John Doe - Dhani Harrison playing in the group thenewno2
7. Dance Tonight - Paul
8. Lucy - Julian with James Scott Cook
9. Walk With You - Ringo with Paul
10. Heal The Pain - Paul duet with George Michael (cover of Michael's song)
11. Listen.- Sean (a song about him and John)
12. The Other Side Of Liverpool - Ringo
13. Life Off - Dhani (thenewno2)
14.(I Want To) Come Home - Paul
Jeremy

Valparaiso, IN

#48 Aug 25, 2011
That's it for my "greatest hits" by decades. Like I said in my first post I have many more albums put together but these were the ones I thought stood out/were kind of catchy.

I tried to keep them true to the red and blue albums, but just like them, there are song I really like that I did not put on these albums (like Monkberry Moon Delight, Ninteen Hundred and Eighty Five, and Crippled Inside) but I can always go to my fantasy albums and listen to them.:)

I would love to see what others would do.
yourtwistedable1 234

United States

#49 Sep 30, 2011
From Paul: Another day,maybe im amazed,band on the run,with a little luck,goodnight tonight,live and let die,give ireland back to the irish,hi hi hi,c moon,coming up,ebony and ivory,mull of kintyre,pipes of peace,uncle albert,no more lonely nights,tug of war,young boy,my love,somedays,riding to vanity fair,only mama knows,say say say,silly love songs,hope of deliverance,wonderful christmastime,jet, listen to what the man said and I could go on for weeks! From john:give peace a chance,cold turkey,instant karma,stand by me,how do you sleep,whatever gets you thru the night,oh my love,isolation. From george: cheer down,blow away,my sweet lord,give me love,got my mind set on you,isnt it a pity,what is life. I have listened to a lot and I mean a lot of post beatles work, and I can tell you that Pauls solo career is better than the beatles. The others are good but nothing impressive. I dont listen to a lot of Ringo starr (you cant blame me for that, lol).
benny

Dublin, Ireland

#50 Feb 6, 2012
1.Imagine j
2.Band on the run p
3.Instant karma j
4.My sweet lord g
5.Another day p
6.Maybe im amazed p
7.Jealous guy j
8.uncle albert p
9.what is life g
10.Jet p
11.9 dream j
12.It dont come easy r
13.Mind games j
14 Live and let die p
15'Got my mind set g
16. let em in p
17. woman j
18. Power to the people j
Wilbur

Woodinville, WA

#51 Feb 6, 2012
Macaroni and cheese
Beans that amaze me
Give cheese a chance
meatballs for my Love
Bag Woman
Let em out of jail
Got my mind messed up
Instant Carmel
Number 9 wet dream
bkenrose

United States

#52 Dec 8, 2012
awc wrote:
1969--1975
Give peace a chance
Instant karma
Maybe i'm amazed
My sweet lord
What is life
Love
Another day
Power to the people
It don't come easy
Uncle albert/ admiral halsey
Imagine
Happy Christmas
Back off boogaloo
My love
Give me love
Live and let die
Photograph
Mind games
Your 16
Oh my my
Band on the run
Jet
Whatever gets you through the night
#9 dream
Junior's farm
Only you
No no song
Dark horse
Listen to what the man said
Too Many People/3 Legs / 1985
chris

United States

#53 Dec 8, 2012
Here's my personal favorites. From Ringo: Vertical Man/Weight Of the World/Photograph/It Don't Come Easy/You're Sixteen/Back Off Boogaloo/I'm The Greatest/Oh My My/No No Song/Never Without You/Memphis In Your Mind. From George: My Sweet Lord/If Not for You/What Is Life/All Things Must Pass/Give me Love Give Me Peace/You/Blow Away/Cheer Down/Any Road/All Those Years Ago/When We Was Fab/Got My Mind Set On You/Marwa Blues/Stuck Inside A Cloud/Let It Be Me & George with the Wilburys: Handle With Care/Heading For The Light/End Of The Line/Wilbury Twist/Nobody's Child. From John: Imagine/Watching The Wheels/Woman/Starting Over/I'm Losing You/Instant Karma/#9 Dream/Whatever Gets You Through The Night/Real Love/Mother/How Do You Sleep?/Give Peace A Chance/Jealous Guy/I'm Stepping Out/Stand By Me/Mind Games/Working Class Hero/Oh Yoko/Ain't That A Shame/Peggy Sue/Well Well Well/Nobody Told Me/Oh My Love/Angel Baby/Grow Old With Me/Happy X-Mas/Borrowed Time. I will do Paul's list tomorrow, it will be quite extensive.
Pam

San Carlos, CA

#55 Dec 9, 2012
My favorite Beatles solo songs are:

1. Temporary Secretary- Paul
2. Spies like Us -Paul
3. Attica State - John
4. Biker Like an Icon -Paul
5. Freedom -Paul
6. The Girl Is Mine -Paul featuring Michael Jackson
7. Say Say Say- Paul featuring Michael Jackson
8. Who's Your Daddy -Ringo featuring Joss Stone
9. Gone Troppo -George
10. Maybe I'm Amazed- Paul
11. Boys -Ringo and his All Starr Band
12. Unconsciousness Rules -George
13. Kiss Kiss Kiss- John and Yoko
14. Mind Games -John
15. Beef Jerky -John
Jay

New York, NY

#57 Apr 18, 2013
1.Instant Karma
2. Every Night
3. Wah Wah
4. It don't come easy
5. I found out
6. What is life
7. Monkerry moon delight
8. Remember
9. Well Well Well
10. Too Many people
11. Woman Oh why
12. Some people never know
13. Try some buy some
14. Don't let me wait too long
15. Lazy Dynamite
16. Mrs Vanderbilt
17. Helen Wheels
18. You
19. Dark Horse
20. No No song
21. see yourself
22. Let me roll it
23. Love in song
24. What you got
25. Surprise, Surprise
26. Silly love songs
27. Juniors farm
28. Wanderlust
29. I'm losing you
29. However Absurd
30. Watching the wheels
31. Devils Radio
Clayton

Waterville, ME

#58 Feb 6, 2014
I don't think I saw anyone mention Plastic Ono Band. In my opinion it's the best post beatles album. It was John's first album after the break-up. It really captures his state of mind at the time.
Chris

Mount Morris, MI

#59 Feb 6, 2014
Clayton wrote:
I don't think I saw anyone mention Plastic Ono Band. In my opinion it's the best post beatles album. It was John's first album after the break-up. It really captures his state of mind at the time.
You're right, that is a great album, but this thread is about the best solo Beatles songs. The person who started it, wants to know what are the best songs from each Beatles solo career, so they can make their own compilation.

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