Greatest Hits (1967-70)
Story Behind the Album
    This album, along with its companion of hits from 1962-1966, contains some of the greatest hits of the Beatles in a mere four discs. This one has the hits from the Sgt. Pepper era, the height of their career, and it also has hits from the Let It Be era, the end of their career.  This album really does contain many of the Beatles greatest hits, and I feel it is the better of the two albums (I also prefer the later material). I believe these greatest hits albums are great for beginners to listen to. They cover the entire span of their career and have the  best songs to listen to.
When looking at these two albums, it is almost impossible not to compare them. The songs on the first one, especially disc one, are very simplistic. On this cd, the songs have much more depth and cover other subject areas besides love, like politics, social situations and drugs. To enhance the albums comparison, the album covers are of the same pose, only years apart. The one of the young Beatles is the album cover of Please Please Me, and on it the Beatles look so young, energetic, and unaware of what was to come. The older picture was supposed to be the cover of Let It Be, and on it the Beatles look much more matured, worn, and have changed very dramatically in a span of eight years. The songs on this album are phenomenol. They are the best of the best  period of the Beatles. The songs are also ordered very nicely to provide for some fluency and show the different stages they were in. Sometimes they would wirte about love, sometimes drugs, religion, or politics, and later it shows their return to straight rock and roll. This album, unlike the other one, has songs from George and one from Ringo. I would definitely recommend this album, it has great hits, and it also has some singles not available on the albums.
Track Listing
Disc One
1. Strawberry Fields Forever
2. Penny Lane
3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
4. With A Little Help From My Friends
5. Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
6. A Day In The Life
7. All You Need Is Love
8. I Am The Walrus
9. Hello, Goodbye
10. The Fool On The Hill
11. Magical Mystery Tour
12. Lady Madonna
13. Hey Jude
14. Revolution
Disc Two
1. Back In The USSR
2. While My Guitar Gently Weeps [Harrison]
3. Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da
4. Get Back
5. Don't Let Me Down
6. The Ballad Of John And Yoko
7. Old Brown Shoe [Harrison]
8. Here Comes The Sun [Harrison]
9. Come Together
10. Something [Harrison]
11. Octopus's Garden [Starkey]
12. Let It Be
13. Across The Universe
14. The Long And Winding Road
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