Can You Pick the Final Word in These Beatles Songs?

By: Robin Tyler
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About This Quiz

Who hasn't heard of the Beatles? Possibly the most famous band in recorded music history, the "Fab Four" consisted of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.

McCartney and Lennon were friends from school and formed the Beatles in 1960. Although the band only recorded for a period of 10 years, they were prolific, writing 237 songs with many number one hits on both sides of the Atlantic.

In the United Kingdom alone, the Beatles had 17 songs which hit the top of the charts. Simply incredible. Sadly, tensions in the band began to simmer, and by 1970, the band dissolved.

McCartney went on to form Wings and has had a highly successful solo career. Lennon's solo career was also successful, until he was tragically shot and killed by a crazed fan in 1980. Harrison and Starr also released solo material.

Onto the task at hand then. As a Beatles fan, do you think you can tell us the last word in some of their songs?  Of course, some of their songs are so popular, you probably know all the lyrics. Let's see how you fare overall!

In the Beatles song, "Hey Jude," what is the final word in the lyrics?

One of the Beatles most famous songs, "Hey Jude" was released in 1968 with the album version clocking in at 7 minutes and 11 seconds, a very long song at the time. This was also the first single the band released on their own record label, Apple Records. "Hey Jude" went to No 1 all around the globe.

Another Beatles classic, which has been covered more than 2,000 times by others, which word ends "Yesterday"?

"Yesterday" appeared on the Beatles' album, "Help," which was released in 1965. It is one of the most famous songs ever released by the group and was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. It has been covered more than 2,000 times by other artists.

A No. 1 hit on both sides of the Atlantic, do you know the final word to the Beatles song, "She Loves You?

A No. 1 hit in both the United States and the United Kingdom, "She Loves You" was released by the Beatles in 1963. As with most of their music, writing credits were given to John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

"I Want To Hold Your Hand" was one of the Beatles early hits. Do you know the word that ended the song?

One of the Beatles' early hits, "I Want To Hold Your Hand" was released in 1964. It quickly went to No. 1 in the United Kingdom and also became the group's first U.S. No. 1 single.

1968's "Back in the U.S.S.R," from the White Album, has which of these as its final lyric?

Released in 1968, "Back in the U.S.S.R." was actually recorded as a three-piece. This was after Ringo Starr had temporarily left the band. Interestingly, all the band members contributed drums to the recording.

What word ends the Beatles classic, "Let It Be," one of the final songs released by the band.

A true Beatles' classic, "Let it Be" was one of the last recordings produced by the band and was released in 1970, after the group had split. It was a huge hit, quickly going to No. 1 in both the U.S. and U.K., as well as many other countries.

The beautiful Fab Four tune, "Blackbird" is finished by which word?

Featured on the White Album, "Blackbird" was released in 1968. Written by Paul McCartney, the recording features just him even though the song writing credit is given to John Lennon as well. "Blackbird" has been covered by many artists since.

"Love Me Do," the first single ever released by the Fab Four ends with which word?

In 1962, the Beatles released their first single, "Love Me Do." John Lennon and Paul McCartney had written the song in 1958. It has since been sung by many others, including Alvin and the Chipmunks and The Brady Bunch.

Do you know the final lyric to the Beatles tune, "A Day In The Life"

Found on 1967's Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, "A Day In The Life" was primarily penned by John Lennon. Inspiration for much of the song came from the death of Lennon's friend, Tara Browne, heir to the Guinness empire.

How does "Yellow Submarine" the Beatles hit sung by drummer, Ringo Starr end?

Who can forget the Beatles' classic, "Yellow Submarine," which was first released on the 1966 album, "Revolver"? It was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and was sung by the band's drummer, Ringo Starr.

"Eight Days A Week," released in 1965 in the United States, ends with which of these words?

Released in the United Kingdom in 1964 and the United States in 1965, "Eight Days A Week" was another massive hit for the Beatles. In fact, it was their seventh number one in the United States, something they achieved in just over a year!

Although written by Paul McCartney, 1964's "Can't Buy Me Love" is attributed to John Lennon as well. How does it end?

Written by Paul McCartney, "Can't Buy Me Love" was released in 1964. Of course, it went to No. 1 on both sides of the Atlantic. Did you know that the Beatles even recorded a German-language version?

Do you know the final lyric in the Beatles hit, "Day Tripper"?

A double-A side together with "We Can Work It Out," "Day Tripper" peaked at No. 5 in the United States. At the same time, "We Can Work It Out" occupied the No. 1 position. It did reach the top of the charts in the United Kingdom, however.

"Twist And Shout" by the Beatles ends with which of these words below?

Originally released in 1961 by the Top Notes, the Beatles covered "Twist and Shout" in 1963 for their album, "Please, Please Me." Although a cover, it sold more than 1 million copies! That's the power of the Beatles!

Can you tell us the final word in the Beatles single, "Eleanor Rigby"?

Did you know the character Eleanor Rigby was actually first called Miss Daisy Hawkins? This song, penned by Paul McCartney, is said to be a commentary on the treatment of the elderly.

Do you know the last word of the Beatles classic, "Strawberry Fields Forever"?

"Strawberry Fields Forever" was released in 1967 as a double-A side with "Penny Lane" and firmly put the Beatles into the psychedelic rock realm. It never made it to No. 1 on the U.K. charts, peaking at No. 2 and breaking a four-year streak for the band.

"I Saw Her Standing There" was a Beatles track released in 1963. From the list below, pick the word that ended the song.

The Beatles' song, "I Saw Her Standing There," was on the 1963 album, "Please Please Me." Despite been released as a B-side in the United States, it still managed to reach No. 14 on the charts.

Taken from 1969's Let it Be, "Get Back" sees the Beatles at their rocking best. Do you know the final word of the song?

Certainly one of the Beatles more rock-oriented songs, "Get Back" was recorded in 1969 when the Beatles were starting to fall apart. In fact, John Lennon plays lead on the single as he had worked out all the parts in a period when George Harrison had left the band temporarily. It also features Billy Preston on piano.

The second No. 1 hit single for the Beatles, do you know on which word, "From Me To You" ends?

A success in the United Kingdom, "From Me To You" didn't perform in the United States. A cover from Del Shannon, however, fared well on the U.S. charts in 1963.

An exceptional song, even by Beatles standards, do you know the final word to "In My Life"?

"In My Life" was one of the singles on the 1965 Beatles' album Rubber Soul. Rolling Stone ranked "In My Life" at 23 on the Top 500 songs of all time.

A somewhat controversial song, "Helter Skelter" ends with what word?

"Helter Skelter" released by the Beatles in 1968 is perhaps famous not because it was a song from the legendary band, but because it was referenced by Charles Manson who believed the Beatles were speaking to him and his followers through the song.

Pulled from 1965's Rubber Soul, do you know the final word to "We Can Work it Out"?

"We Can Work It Out" was originally meant to be released on 1965's Rubber Soul. Instead, it was released as the first double-A side in England, together with "Day Tripper."

Certainly one of the Beatles stranger recordings, "I Am The Walrus" ends with ______?

Only the Beatles can get away with a nonsense lyric such as "Goo goo g'joob, goo goo goo g'joob, goo goo." But that's the line that ends "I Am The Walrus," a song which featured in the TV program and album of the same name, "Magical Mystery Tour" in 1967. It included the word "knickers" which saw the song banned by the BBC.

Many consider "Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds" to be about the drug LSD. What is the final word in the song?

"Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds," released in 1967, is considered by many to be a reference to the psychedelic drug, LSD, although John Lennon always denied this. It sure is trippy, though, and has plenty of strange lyrics!

Any ideas as to the final lyric of the Beatles song, "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da"?

From the White Album, released in 1968, "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" is a catchy Beatles track which, although never released as a single in America or the United Kingdom, became very popular and topped charts around the world. Paul McCartney continues to perform it live to this day.

A Beatles song that didn't get to No. 1 in the United Kingdom? Yes, that's "Come Together" although it topped the charts in the U.S. What is the final word of this 1969 Fab Four song?

"Come Together" is the opening track on the Beatles' 1969 album, Abbey Road. It reached No. 1 in the United States but in the United Kingdom, it only peaked at No. 4.

"Paperback Writer," released in 1966, features which of these as its last lyric?

Written in 1966 and released in the same year, "Paperback Writer" tells the story of an author trying to sell his book to a publisher. It went to No. 1 in both the United States and United Kingdom. Interestingly, Paul McCartney played the lead riff on the recording.

Not only a Beatles song, but a movie as well, what is the final word in the single, "Help"?

"Help" was a single from a 1965 album with the same name by the Beatles. Oh, and it was the name of one of their movies as well. The album went three times platinum in the United States, selling over 3 million copies.

"Penny Lane" ends with which of these words?

A double A-side with "Strawberry Fields Forever," "Penny Lane" is a popular Beatles track from 1967. It tells the story of a street in Liverpool where Paul McCartney grew up. Interestingly, it includes a trumpet solo which was provided by David Mason, a session musician.

Do you know the final word in the Beatles single, "All My Loving?"

A track off their second album, "With the Beatles" from 1963, "All My Loving" was penned by Paul McCartney but credited to the Lennon/McCartney partnership. Despite the fact it was not a U.S. or U.K. single, it received impressive radio play.

"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," a song about a fictional band, ends with what final lyric?

"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" off the album with the same name, was released in 1967 and is a fun little tune by the group. Interestingly, this song was never performed live by the group.

A Beatles single "All My Loving" ends with which of these words?

"All My Loving" was a single off the Beatles second album "With the Beatles." The song was never a single in the United States or the United Kingdom, yet proved very popular with radio stations in both countries. It was, however, a No. 1 hit in Canada, where it was one of the singles of the album.

Any idea as to the final lyric from the early Beatles hit, "Ticket To Ride"?

"Ticket to Ride" gave the Beatles their seventh and third consecutive No. 1 hit in the United Kingdom and the United States when it was released in 1965. It also features in the Beatles movie, "Help!"

"You're Going to Lose That Girl" ends with which of these lyrics?

Recorded for the film and album duo, "Help!", the song "You're Going to Lose That Girl" was released in 1965. It features a call and response theme.

From the options below, chose the word that ends the Beatles song, "Here Comes the Sun."

These lyrics come from the Beatles classic, "Here Comes the Sun," first released on the 1969 album, Abbey Road. It was one of three songs written for the album by George Harrison and showed his prowess as a songwriter.

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