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A Hard Day's Nightby The Beatles

This soundtrack to the Richard Lester film cemented all that U.S. listeners had heard about the Beatles genius in the off-kilter beauty of John Lennon's "If I Fell" and the rockabilly bounce of Paul McCartney's "Can't Buy Me Love." A humbling footnote: The album was recorded in one day.

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RockandRull
April 21, 2010 5:51 P.M. EDT
Love Sgt.Pepper at number 1!

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Mrdeersniper
June 20, 2010 10:53 A.M. EDT
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nickreese
April 27, 2010 7:04 P.M. EDT
Sgt. Pepper at #1 is the perfect. I just about completely agree with the top 10. Overall, the list is decent. Although, I would have included something by the Moody Blues on the list. My top 15 would be: 1. Sgt. Pepper - Beatles 2. Revolver - Beatles 3. Pet Sounds - Beach Boys 4. Highway 61 Revisite...Read More

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averyg123
April 29, 2010 2:36 P.M. EDT
I love seeing the Beatles on the top charts. It just makes me happy to see that people still like and care about them.

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wanjek
May 1, 2010 12:15 A.M. EDT
The top albums are good. Gets silly after a while, though. The inclusion of John Coltrane and Miles Davis begs the question why other jazz albums aren't here; hundreds would be better than anything by, say, Elton John or Prince. Some goes for blues and country. It's as if the critics/judges only kno...Read More

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tnettt
May 6, 2010 8:32 A.M. EDT
kurt probaly wrote most of it then he was simply killed off and it hurts

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