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Best solo album from a beatle

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by EllroyJames, Aug 12, 2018.

  1. FenderGyrl

    FenderGyrl Poster Extraordinaire

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    I have to vote for All Things Must Pass.
    Just a great listen from beginning to end.
     
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    • For me its probably "Plastic Ono Band" for the long haul, but currently it's this Ringo gem
     
  3. FenderGyrl

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  4. EsquireOK

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    Funny you should ask. I just listened to it a few hours ago:



    I am "more of a Lennon guy," whatever that means...but this McCartney album is my favorite post-Beatles solo album.

    I love Wonderwall Music a lot too.

    Lennon had a couple of really good solo albums IMO.

    All Things Must Pass is just OK to me.
     
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    It would have sounded better without the Phil Spector wall of mud.
     
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    Agreed
     
  7. Tezuka27

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    All Things Must Pass gets my vote for best solo album, and Harrison gets my vote for best songwriter, too.

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    My Top 10 Beatles solo albums:

    1 George - All Things Must Pass
    2 John - Plastic Ono Band
    3 George - Living In The Material World
    4 Paul - Band On The Run
    5 John - Imagine
    6 John - Rock and Roll
    7 Ringo - Ringo
    8 Paul - Ram
    9 Paul - Venus & Mars
    10 George - Cloud Nine
     
  9. bcorig

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    Even with that wall it was a damned good album.
     
  10. Bob M

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    All Things Must Past. Easily the best supporting cast of any of the post-Beatle efforts. Maybe with the exception of Elvis Costello with McCartney...
     
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    Venus and Mars
    Ram
    All Things Must Pass
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    I don't know...some good and some clunkers on all of them. I'd like to see a compilation of all the good ones. :cool:
     
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    Ever Heard the bootleg "Beware of ABKCO"? Early demos from George, many of which ended up spruced up on All Things Must Pass
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    I have just a few posters in my music room to decorate things a bit. They are from Abbey Road, Allman Bros at Fillmore East and All Things Must Pass. That album still amazes me every time I listen to it.
     
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    I have to agree with the poster who mentioned "Brainwashed". It may not be my favorite, but certainly the one I've listened to the most over the years. It is a really good album.
     
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    Ram is my favorite
     
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    Apparently, I am a minority of one. Venus & Mars is my favourite.
     
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    Since "Brainwashed" has only been mentioned twice, I get the feeling many here have never heard it.

    To me, the way it ends really puts a period on George's life.
     
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    I'm ducking in advance, but I have fond college memories of Red Rose Speedway - it's no Band On The Run, but it's nicely recorded and there's some tasteful guitar playing from the late Henry McCullough.
     
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    I kind of agree too, lot's of great songs but....

    As far as a complete album goes and the best complete listening experience (Album rock?), for me it's McCartney's Ram.
     
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