The Ultimate Beatles Fan Survey
Beatles Fans! Take the Ultimate Beatles Survey!
The Beatles are one of the world's greatest musical groups in modern history. Their legacy and music has inspired countless numbers of fans around the world. If you love John, Paul, George and Ringo, here's your chance to share your thoughts and opinions about the band! There are 50 survey questions where you can vote for your favorite Beatles songs, albums, films, and solo works, as well as share a little bit about how and when you became a Beatles fan. This survey has been created entirely for fun and non-scientific research. See how your opinions compare to those of other Beatles fans all around the world!
Basic Beatles Questions
1. How Much Do You Love The Beatles?
How big of a Beatles fan are you?
2. At What Age Did You Become a Beatles Fan?
How old were you when you discovered The Beatles' music and became a fan?
3. When Did You Become a Beatles Fan?
During what decade did you discover The Beatles' music and become a fan?
4. Are The Beatles The Greatest Rock and Roll Band of All Time?
Do you believe The Beatles are the best rock music act ever?
5. Beatles Conventions
Have you ever attended a Beatles fan convention?
6. Beatles Tribute Bands
Have you ever attended a Beatles tribute band performance?
7. The Beatles in Concert
Did you ever see The Beatles in concert?
The Beatles at Shea Stadium...one of the most famous concerts of all time!
8. Your Favorite Beatle - John, Paul, George or Ringo?
Who is your favorite Beatle?
9. John vs. Paul - The endless Beatles debate
It's one of the great feuds and on-going arguments in rock music history: John vs. Paul. Whose songs were the best? Whose lyrics? Whose solo career? Who was basically "The" Most Important Beatle? Of course some say you can't pick just one (or would say George or Ringo instead). But do you have a strong opinion in the Lennon vs. McCartney debate? Then share it here!
Whose "side" do you choose in the Beatles debate: John or Paul?
10. Your Favorite Beatle Wife or Girlfriend
Who is your favorite Beatle wife or girlfriend?
11. Favorite Beatles Film
Which is your favorite Beatles movie?
Beatles Albums and Songs
12. Best Beatles Studio Album - Of The Beatles' core catalog of studio albums, which do you think is their finest work?
Which is your favorite Beatles album?
13. Best Song on "Please Please Me"
What's your favorite song on the 1963 album
14. Best Song on "With The Beatles"
The Beatles' second studio album, "With the Beatles" was released November 22, 1963. Its cover photograph by Robert Freeman is one of the most recognizable images of the band, and one which has been imitated by other artists throughout the years.
What's your favorite song on the 1963 album "With The Beatles"?
15. Best Song on "A Hard Day's Night"
Released in July 1964, the soundtrack to the Beatles' first feature film became a sensation around the world. One can certainly here the development of the band's songwriting skills throughout the tracks on this album.
What is your favorite song on the 1964 album "A Hard Day's Night"?
16. Best Song on "Beatles For Sale"
Also released in 1964, The Beatles began recording this album only seven days after their last session for A Hard Day's Night!
What is your favorite song on the 1964 album "Beatles for Sale"?
17. Best Song on "Help!"
Help is on the way with this album, featuring tracks from the Beatles' second feature film.
What is your favorite song on the 1965 album "Help!"
18. Best Song on "Rubber Soul"
Released in 1965, "Rubber Soul" marked a significant step forward in the sound and style of Beatles music. Incorporating elements of psychedelic rock, r&b, and soul, it contained only original songs and no cover versions, which was also notable in the Beatles catalog at that point
What is your favorite song on the 1965 album "Rubber Soul" (UK or US version)?
19. Best Song on "Revolver"
Released in 1966, "Revolver" proved a strong contrast to the Beatles' previous release, the more acoustic "Rubber Soul". Here electric guitars dominate the sound, and the album in fact is ranked at #3 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
What is your favorite song on the 1966 album "Revolver"?
20. Best Song on "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
To many critics and rock music lovers, "Sgt. Pepper" is considered one of, if not THE most, important albums of all time. Recorded after the band permanently retired from touring, it features a layered and rich sound incorporating everything from orchestral instruments to circus and Indian music. It is also considered one of the first ever "concept albums" with a lose theme or "storyline" throughout.
What is your favorite song on the 1967 album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"?
21. Best Song on "Magical Mystery Tour"
While the 1967 film of the same name was a critical flop, the album was a huge success. The commonly known (and released on CD) version is the American release, which featured the 6 songs in the film along with 5 singles released by the band in that same year.
What is your favorite song on the 1967 album "Magical Mystery Tour"?
22. Best Song on "The Beatles" (The White Album)
This double album, released in 1968, was chock full of new material, much of it first written during the band's Transcendental Meditation course in Rishikesh, India. However tensions within the band were evident at this point and its recording was hindered by personal issues. In fact, of the 30 songs on the album only 16 feature all four members of the band performing on them.
What is your favorite song on the 1968 album "The Beatles"?
23. Best Song on "Yellow Submarine"
Released in 1969, the "Yellow Submarine" album was actually considered a contractual obligation to go along with the release of the animated movie of the same name.
What is your favorite song on the 1969 album "Yellow Submarine"?
24. Best Song on Abbey Road
Although "Abbey Road" was not the last Beatles album released, the sessions to record it were the last where all four members of the band were present and participating. Although it originally received mixed reviews, today it is considered by many to be one of the band's finest recordings overall.
What is your favorite song on the 1969 album "Abbey Road"?
25. Best Song on "Let It Be"
Much of Let It Be was also recorded amidst tension and conflict between the band members, which can be seen in clips from the film recorded during the sessions for it. While McCartney was eager to return to a rawer, live sound which they had lost after retiring from touring, the final album featured extensive post-production work by Phil Spector for its 1970 release. A 2003 version of the album stripped much of that production work away, allowing fans to hear the songs finally in a more clean and natural state.
What is your favorite song on the 1970 album "Let It Be"?
26. Best Beatles' "Number 1" Hit
In 2000 the compilation album "1" was released. It included the 27 Beatles songs that made it to number one in the United Kingdom on the Record Retailer magazine charts and/or the United States on the
27. Best George Harrison Beatles Song
Although the Lennon/McCartney songs are generally the most well-known George Harrison wrote many great Beatles songs as well. Which one of his compositions with The Beatles do you like the best?
28. Best Beatles Song with Ringo on Lead Vocals
Ringo added an endearing touch to nearly a dozen Beatles songs with his unique vocals. Which song featuring Ringo on lead vocals is your favorite?
29. Best Ringo Star Drum Track
Ringo often gets overlooked as a drummer because he isn't as flashy as others and is more of a "groove" player than someone who demands the spotlight for himself. Yet many drummers recognize the skill
30. Most Overplayed Beatles Song - Is there one you just can't stand hearing one more time?
Which Beatles song are you sick to death of and think is completely overplayed?
Which is your absolute, number one, all time favorite Beatles song, and why? Or is it just impossible to choose?
Is there one Beatles song you absolutely cannot stand? That you either never liked or are completely sick and tired of by now? Which is it, and why?
Solo Beatles Questions
33. Best Solo Career
Which of the Beatles do you think had the best solo career overall?
34. Best John Lennon Solo Album
Which is your favorite John Lennon solo album?
35. Best John Lennon Song
What is your favorite John Lennon solo song?
36. Best Wings Album
In 1971 Paul McCartney started out with a new band called Wings. Wings released 9 albums and garnered 14 top-10 singles in the United States until their dissolution in 1981.
What is your favorite album Paul McCartney recorded with Wings?
37. Best Wings Song
What's your favorite song by Wings?
38. Your Overall Opion about Wings - Was Paul McCartney's post-Beatles band only "second best"?
What is your general opinion of Wings as a band?
39. Best Paul McCartney Solo Album
Which is your favorite Paul McCartney solo album?
40. Best Paul McCartney Solo Song
What is your favorite Paul McCartney solo song?
41. Best George Harrison Solo Album
Which is your favorite solo George Harrison album?
42. Best George Harrison Solo Song
What is your favorite George Harrison solo song?
43. Best Ringo Starr Solo Studio Album
Which is your favorite Ringo Starr solo release (studio albums only)?
44. Best Solo Ringo Song
Which is your favorite solo song release by Ringo Starr?
45. Ringo Starr: Great Drummer or Not?
Have something more to say about Ringo's drumming? Do you think he's one of the best, or "just ok"? It's an endless debate in drum-geek circles, so now's your turn to have your say.
Is Ringo Starr one of the greats in rock and roll drumming?
"And In The End..."
46. The Best Thing About The Beatles Is...
What do you consder THE best thing about The Beatles?
47. "What If..."
The sad loss of John Lennon in 1980, and then George Harrison in 2001, means that a true "Beatles reunion" is impossible. But if they had not been taken from this world so early, do you think it would have ever happened?
If not for the deaths of John Lennon and George Harrison, do you think The Beatles would have ever fully reunited?
48. Musical Beatles Offspring - Who's got the most of their father's talent?
Quite a few of The Beatles' children have taken off on their own musical careers. Are you familiar with their work? Which musical "offspring" do you think is the most talented/your favorite?
Which Beatles' offspring is the most talented musician?
49. The Beatles' Legacy - Long Live The Beatles?
Is rock and roll music here to stay? Will The Beatles and their music remain with us as long as the great classical composers of past centuries, folk songs that continue to be passed on for generations? What of their contribution to the entire atmosphere and era of the 1960s - what will historians in the distant future have to say about them (if anything at all?) Now's your chance to speculate.
How long do think The Beatles will be remembered?
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