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Favorite Instruments Heard in Beatle Songs

Best Slide on a Beatles Song
(top 2 songs voted on in a poll held the week of Jan 16, 2012)


Something - Slide Guitar affect by George Harrison - 38.2%
For You Blue - Slide Guitar by John Lennon - 36.9%

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Best Guitar Riffs in a Beatles Song
(top 3 songs voted on in a poll held the week of Feb 20, 2012)

Day Tripper - Guitar riffs by John Lennon and George Harrison - 5.5%
Revolution - Guitar riff by John Lennon - 4.9%
While My Guitar Gently Weeps - Guitar riff by Eric Clapton - 4.9%

 
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Best Acoustic Guitar in a Beatles Song
(top 3 songs voted on in a poll held the week of Feb 27, 2012)

Blackbird - Acoustic Guitar by Paul McCartney - 7.9%
Here Comes The Sun - Acoustic Guitar by George Harrision and Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) - Acoustic Guitar by John Lennon, Tied at 7.4%

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Best Bass in a Beatles Song
(Top 6, voted on week of March 5, 2012)

  Come Together - Bass by Paul McCartney - 5%
The following 5 songs tied for second place:
Day Tripper, Dear Prudence, Honey Don't, Rain,
and Something all with the Bass played by Paul McCartney
- 4.6%

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Best Drums heard in a Beatles song
(top 2 songs voted on in a poll held the week of March 12, 2012)

Rain - Drums by Ringo Starr 6.3%
Helter Skelter - Drums by Ringo Starr 5.8%

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Best Piano heard in a Beatles song
(top 2 songs voted on in a poll held the week of March 26, 2012)

Lady Madonna - Piano by Paul McCartney 5.7%
Martha My Dear - Piano by Paul McCartney 5.4%

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Best Keyboards (non-Piano) heard in a Beatles song
(top 2 songs voted on in a poll held the week of April 2, 2012)

Get Back - Organ played by Billy Preston - 9.7%
Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite - Organ by George Harrison and George Martin - 6.4%

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Best 12-String heard in a Beatles song
(top 2 songs voted on in a poll held the week of April 9, 2012)

You've Got To Hide Your Love Away - 12 String by John Lennon - 15.4%
Ticket To Ride - 12 String by John Lennon and George Harrison - 13.4%

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Best Harmonica heard in Beatles song
(top 2 songs voted on in a poll held the week of October 3, 2016)

Love Me Do - Harmonica by John Lennon - 26.1%
I Should Have Known Better -- Harmonica by John Lennon - 25.5%

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Best Woodwind played in a Beatles song
(top 2 songs voted on in a poll held the week of October 31, 2016)

You've Got to Hide Your Love Away - Flutes played by John Scott - 13.2%
Got To Get You Into My Life - Tenor saxophone played by Alan Branscombe and Peter Coe - 12.9%

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Best Brass played in a Beatles song
(top 2 songs voted on in a poll held the week of Novemvber 6, 2016)

Penny Lane - David Mason piccolo trumpet; L. Calvert/F. Clayton/B. Courtley/D. Campbell trumpets, flugelhorn - 29.2%
Got To Get You Into My Life - Eddie Thornton, Ian Hamer, Les Condon on the trumpets - 13.6%

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