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Old Aug 24, 2005, 04:59 AM   #1
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Default Most Obscure Beatles Songs

Which Beatles songs would you consider the least known by the more "casual" fans or general population? It's sometimes difficult to remember that many people have never heard a good deal of the Beatles' output.

A few of my choices include "Old Brown Shoe" "You Know My Name" "The Inner Light" "Every Little Thing" "Dr. Robert" "Long, Long, Long", and quite a few others from the White Album--some of those, I must admit, are worth forgetting, like "Wild Honey Pie" and "Why Don't We Do It In The Road?"

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Old Aug 24, 2005, 06:42 AM   #2
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I would have to say "It's All Too Much." That song is a gem that too many people don't know about.
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Old Aug 24, 2005, 07:16 AM   #3
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Old Aug 24, 2005, 10:36 AM   #4
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I think "You like me too much" is not known by many Beatle Fans, as well as "She said She said".
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Old Aug 24, 2005, 11:14 AM   #5
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Old Aug 24, 2005, 12:27 PM   #6
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Old Aug 24, 2005, 02:24 PM   #7
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All I've Got To Do, Any Time At All, You Like Me Too Much, The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill
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Old Aug 25, 2005, 08:21 AM   #8
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Old Aug 25, 2005, 08:27 AM   #9
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long, long, long...underappreciated even by white album lovers.
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Old Aug 25, 2005, 08:47 AM   #10
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Old Aug 25, 2005, 10:53 AM   #11
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Only a Northern Song
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Old Aug 25, 2005, 03:01 PM   #12
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Old Aug 25, 2005, 04:05 PM   #13
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inner light till there was you even across the universe pretty song but alot of people dont know it
in my life i've loved them all
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Old Aug 26, 2005, 04:57 AM   #14
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Just to mention a few...

All Together Now
Ask Me Why
Little Child
Devil in her Heart
(the majority of their early songs, actually, excluding some #1 hits)
Love You To
Glass Onion
Wild Honey Pie
Old Brown Shoe
The Inner Light

I think most of the general population overlook many of their songs... it seems just the usual popular hits are played on the radio, and that's all many people know!
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Old Aug 26, 2005, 08:39 AM   #15
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I've heard the albums so much in my life, it's hard to tell which songs might be considered. obscure by the casual fan. I think of songs that were not originally released like "If You've Got Trouble" or "That Means Alot" when I think of obscure songs.
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Old Aug 26, 2005, 01:21 PM   #16
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Old Jul 07, 2006, 04:18 PM   #18
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YES! Just from original era releases: I Call Your Name, I Need You, You Can't Do That, Cry Baby Cry, and even (horribly undeservedly) I've Got a Feeling.

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Old Jul 08, 2006, 01:21 AM   #19
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I'd say 'you know what to do' is never heard that much! great song!
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