M. Gaunt

"musical_martyn"
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Helpful votes received on reviews: 71% (49 of 69)
Location: Oldham, UK
 

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Beatles For Sale ~ The Beatles
Beatles For Sale ~ The Beatles
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
This is actually one of my favourite Beatles albums. And definitely the best one of their early period. Yes, okay, they have gone back to playing some covers again, but it was at the height of Beatlemania, and they didn't have all that much time to record this album. But, nevertheless, the songs on here have a certain something that just make you want to listen again and again. The opening track 'No Reply' is a typical Beatles song from that period, followed by 'I'm a Loser', which is a cleverly-penned song that would certainly have not done any harm with the female fans at the time! 'Baby's In Black', 'Rock And Roll Music' and 'I'll Follow The Sun' follow on, and these 3 strong songs… Read more
A Hard Day's Night ~ The Beatles
A Hard Day's Night ~ The Beatles
22 of 25 people found the following review helpful
This is the Beatles' third album, and is the first one where every song has been written by the Beatles themselves. And what a good effort!

Not only does the album begin with probably one of the most famous Beatles songs ever, with that exact unidentifiable chord being struck to begin the highly-charged 'A Hard Day's Night', which came from a Ringo-ism, but this album also contains quite a huge number of songs that could quite easily have been singles and done very well in the charts - 'I Should Have Known Better', 'If I Fell', 'Things We Said Today' (which is one of my all-time favourite Beatles songs!) and 'I'll Be Back'. And of course the equally well-known 'Can't Buy Me Love'… Read more
With The Beatles ~ The Beatles
With The Beatles ~ The Beatles
5 of 13 people found the following review helpful
In my opinion this album is The Beatles' weakest album. At the end of the day, there's not much between the 'best' and the 'weakest', but there has to be one, and I would say this one is it!

Alot of people say With The Beatles is a step up from Please Please Me, but I would say its more of the same, and more of a step sideways. I'll explain... Once again, as with Please Please Me, the album begins with a quick tempo upbeat song, 'It Won't Be Long'. Considering it is only the bands second album, it is a very good self-written opening track. Apart from this one, and 'All My Loving', which is by far the most famous Beatles song on this particular album, the other Lennon-McCartney… Read more

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