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Paul's most underrated songs?

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Last post 03/04/2021

Posted by Yankeefan2

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      What you think?

      My list:

      1- Monkberry moon delight
      2- The world tonight
      3- San ferry anne
      4- The back seat of my car
      5- Don't let it bring you down

        i would like to add

        summers day
        to you
        some people never know?

          .................................YOUR SCHOOL..........................

            Good Times Coming/Feel The Sun
            (I want to) Come Home
            Dear Boy
            Anyway
            Tomorrow
            Love is strange
            The pound is sinking
            Somebody who cares
            Heaven on a sunday

              Oh Woman Oh Why , Whole Life ,Rainclouds,Back On My Feet,My Brave Face...

                This is going to be a long list...

                Calico Skies
                Tomorrow
                This One
                Summers Day
                India
                Love In Song
                Dance Til' We're High /Electric Arguments album
                Good Times Coming/Feel the Sun
                Whole Life
                Ecce Cor Meum album
                Hope of Deliverance
                Sun Is Shining
                Traveling Light
                Palo Verde/ Rushes album
                Riding Into Jaipur
                All of the NEW album

                  long list if you put some effort into it

                  Jenny Wren has been skipped

                  also have to say some of Paul's more recent songs have been great pieces

                  however if sang in Paul's younger voice they would be masterpieces.

                    WingsOfMacca:What you think?

                    My list:

                    1- Monkberry moon delight
                    2- The world tonight
                    3- San ferry anne
                    4- The back seat of my car
                    5- Don't let it bring you down

                    Too Much Rain
                    House of Wax
                    Tug Of War
                    We Got Married
                    About You
                    What It Is
                    Dance Til We're High

                      love2travel:This is going to be a long list...

                      Calico Skies
                      Tomorrow
                      This One
                      Summers Day
                      India
                      Love In Song
                      Dance Til' We're High /Electric Arguments album
                      Good Times Coming/Feel the Sun
                      Whole Life
                      Ecce Cor Meum album
                      Hope of Deliverance
                      Sun Is Shining
                      Traveling Light
                      Palo Verde/ Rushes album
                      Riding Into Jaipur
                      All of the NEW album

                      In my mind, the list would be very long because as far as I'm concerned, if was underrated at the time it was released, I will always consider it underrated regardless of whether later generations found whatever was missed the first time around (such as pretty much the entire Ram and Back to the Egg albums)

                        rich n:

                        love2travel:This is going to be a long list...

                        Calico Skies
                        Tomorrow
                        This One
                        Summers Day
                        India
                        Love In Song
                        Dance Til' We're High /Electric Arguments album
                        Good Times Coming/Feel the Sun
                        Whole Life
                        Ecce Cor Meum album
                        Hope of Deliverance
                        Sun Is Shining
                        Traveling Light
                        Palo Verde/ Rushes album
                        Riding Into Jaipur
                        All of the NEW album

                        In my mind, the list would be very long because as far as I'm concerned, if was underrated at the time it was released, I will always consider it underrated regardless of whether later generations found whatever was missed the first time around (such as pretty much the entire Ram and Back to the Egg albums)

                        My list is really looooooooooog too! Two great albums! They're on my list!

                          This is a very appropriate thread for me. Recently I bought a Tablet and have been downloading Macca songs through the MP3 Player Pro. I wanted to focus on Post Beatles Paul and all the songs I had not listened to in a long time. Obviously, they're not played on the radio. The Macca library was quite deep so it was great to hear these songs.

                          Here's just a few songs that to my ears have aged very well.

                          *Souvenir - Not the most popular song when Flaming Pie first came out, but I love Paul's Soul voice and the melody. I think if a young soul singer with the right voice covered this song, it could be a massive hit. Combines soul and rock.

                          *Daytime Nightime Suffering - One of Paul's great B-Sides. He should have put this on Back to the Egg. Great thing about Paul diversity is this is a hard song to define. What genre is it? Sounds different than anything else but is great on its own

                          *I'm Carrying -- So beautiful...one of the songs from Londontown that George Harrison described as one of his favorite Paul songs. Beautiful guitar

                          *Little Willow -- One of my all time Paul solo songs...in my estimation, right up there with Paul's greatest Beatle songs. Boy, did Flaming Pie have some great songs. For anyone who has lost someone, the line "always came too soon" always gets to me

                          *Maybe Baby -- Obviously a Buddy Holly cover and I first heard it on U-Tube. It was on a movie sound track (the actor in the movie had a big TV medical show)..can't think of his name. Love Paul and Jeff Lynn's take on this cover that is decidedly faster than the original.

                          *Mistress and Maid -- Paul and Elvis Costello's song on Off the Ground. I was surprised how great it sound after not hearing it in a long time.

                          *My Soul -- Paul teamed with Nitin Sawhney (London Undersound) CD
                          Love the melody and Paul's older voice works really well. Love the lyrics..."My soul, Your Heart, Two Worlds Apart etc.

                          *Single Pigeon -- Always loved this piano one from Red Rose Speedway

                          * Lovers That Never Were -- Another great Paul/Elvis one from Off the Ground

                          *This Loving Game - I woke up the other morning with this song in my head. Great melody from the Jenny Wren EP

                          I'll come back with more...There are so many Hidden Gems from his Post Beatles' Career

                            That Would be Something
                            Single Pidgeon
                            Magneto and Titanium Man
                            San Ferry Anne
                            London Town
                            Arrow Though Me
                            One of these Days
                            Stranglehold
                            That Day Is Done
                            The Lovers That Never Where
                            Souvenir
                            Freinds to Go
                            House Of Wax
                            On My Way to Work

                              So many to choose from. One of his best lesser known songs for me is Little Lamb Dragonfly

                                Probably every song he wrote after the Beatles... or am I to cynical now?

                                  The Eggman67:Probably every song he wrote after the Beatles... or am I to cynical now?

                                  Maybe a bit, think songs off BOTR were not underrated.

                                    yankeefan7:

                                    The Eggman67:Probably every song he wrote after the Beatles... or am I to cynical now?

                                    Maybe a bit, think songs off BOTR were not underrated.

                                    I agree with Eggman...with the exception of BOTR songs since he (Paul) tends to like that album.

                                      yankeefan7:

                                      The Eggman67:Probably every song he wrote after the Beatles... or am I to cynical now?

                                      Maybe a bit, think songs off BOTR were not underrated.

                                      Oke, too cynical...
                                      But I think that everyone here agrees that the list of underrated songs is very, very long.

                                        Underrated by whom? If you're talking about critics/the general public, I'd say pretty much anything Paul's done in the last 20 years, plus Silly Love Songs at the very least.

                                        If we're talking about fans, I'd say the most underrated are Feet in the Clouds, Everybody Out There, Looking for Changes and Ebony and Ivory, and most overrated by fans by miles and miles is The Back Seat of My Car.

                                        I suspect some opinions will differ.

                                          Bruce M.:Underrated by whom? If you're talking about critics/the general public, I'd say pretty much anything Paul's done in the last 20 years, plus Silly Love Songs at the very least.

                                          If we're talking about fans, I'd say the most underrated are Feet in the Clouds, Everybody Out There, Looking for Changes and Ebony and Ivory, and most overrated by fans by miles and miles is The Back Seat of My Car.

                                          I suspect some opinions will differ.

                                          I love all those songs you mentioned...why are those songs considered underrated may I ask?

                                          And what do those critics have to say about those songs you mentioned? I normally do not pay any attention to stuff like this much because I love any song Paul has done.

                                            Winter Rose is another precious song (or a precious melody), it's a shame it goes in the same track with Love Awake.

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