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Beatle Battle! Second Round Bouts – Division 4: The Beard Years

A lot of people think Yoko Ono broke up The Beatles, but after watching a butt load of 1970′s interviews from John, George, and Ringo (god bless YouTube) I’ve come to the conclusion that it was Paul that broke the band up. After years of telling them what to play and how to play it, the other dudes couldn’t stand Paul anymore and got fed up. John had quit the band in 1969 but kept quiet about it at Paul’s request. Then a few months later in a total dick move, Paul, after recording his solo album, announces publicly that he is quitting The Beatles – like it was his idea (and to help the sales of his new record). Whatta d-bag!

There are 4 divisions for the songs:

DIVISION 1: The Clean Cut Years

These are songs from the first 3 Beatles albums –Please Please Me, With The Beatles, and Hard Days Night.

DIVISION 2: The Shaggy Years

These are songs from the next 3 Beatles albums –Beatles For SaleHelp, and Rubber Soul

DIVISION 3: The Mustache Years

These are songs from the middle 3 Beatles albums – RevolverSgt Peppers, and Magical Mystery Tour

DIVISION 4: The Beard Years

These are songs from the last 3 Beatles albums – The Beatles (The White Album), Abbey Road, and Let It Be

After each Division crowns one song as the winner, those songs will battle each other in the final fight to determine which Beatles song is the BEST! Enough talk, let’s get to the battles!

CLICK HERE FOR THE SECOND ROUND BOUT: THE CLEAN CUT YEARS

CLICK HERE FOR THE SECOND ROUND BOUT: THE SHAGGY YEARS

CLICK HERE FOR THE SECOND ROUND BOUT: THE MUSTACHE YEARS

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Division 4: The Beard Years

FIGHT 1!

Come Together

VS

Here Comes the Sun

FIGHT 2!

Something

VS

Blackbird

FIGHT 3!

Let It Be

VS

Hey Jude

FIGHT 4!

Helter Skelter

VS

I’ve Got a Feeling

4 thoughts on “Beatle Battle! Second Round Bouts – Division 4: The Beard Years”

  1. If telling John & George “what to to play and how to play it” got them off their bitter, stoned, burned-out asses to produce Abbey Road, then I say it was well worth it. To say Paul “broke up the Beatles” is an egregious falsehood. It was J & G’s total disinterest in continuing the band that really did it.

    Using the break-up to promote his solo album? Yeah, dick move. Let he who has never made a dick move cast the first stone. Then he then had to be the public face of the break-up for the next several years while the various lawsuits flew back and forth to dissipate the band’s multimillion dollar business contrasts and get their assets out of receivership. Paul was painted as the villain for instigating the lawsuits, but there was no other way for them to free up their hard-earned fortunes. Even the other three admitted that was the case.

    In short, you were a little hard on the Cute One, bro.

    1. John and George were bitter, stoned, and burnt out because they had to play in a band with a dick.
      ;)

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