"Love" was always a huge part of the Beatles' history. They have a show in Las Vegas using the name. In one of those songs, “In My Life,” they sang, “All these places have their moments with lovers and friends, I still can recall. Some are dead and some are living in my life, I've loved them all.”
And the final song on their “Abbey Road” album summarized it all: “And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.”
But the Beatles were big on love songs and created several great ones that not only they recorded but other famous artists did as well. Capitol Records at one point released a compilation of them, though Ringo perhaps spoke for the group when he said, “Please let us know what you're doing with the records we made. We'd like it done … how do I say, nicely!”
Here are five of the most loving Beatles songs. Not all were hits, but they all express the sentiment. Readers will certainly say there were many others we could have picked, and it was hard to leave off some of the very obvious choices. But we wanted some deep choices, too. So here goes. All you need is love.
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