In your honest opinion, who wrote better songs; McCartney or Wilson?

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  1. Westerberg

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    In your honest opinion, who wrote better songs; McCartney or Wilson?
     
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    Paul

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    [video=youtube;kOElUQjADbo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOElUQjADbo[/video]

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    btu

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    No need to bring Lennon into this discussion, he's the king.
     
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    One of Pauls better early songs.
     
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    Seeing as how Pet Sounds was a significant influence on Paul & Johns writing of Sergeant Peppers, one would have to deduce that Brian Wilson was
     
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    This song is so fucking great.

    Some people still have no idea what a genius Brian Wilson was.
     
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    You can be influenced by someone and still be better than them. Otherwise there would be no talent left in the world.
     
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    One of my most favorite songs ever
     
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    Yep, I've read that story.

    There was a whole competition between the Beatles and the Beach Boys most folks don't know about.
     
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    Somebody posted this here a while back and it's really good. Worth the hour and a half. I believe they touch on the Beatles/Beach Boys thing.

    [video=youtube;Iv6xCUEBrDM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iv6xCUEBrDM[/video]
     
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    Wait, so this thread isn't about Ann and Nancy from Heart?
     
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    McCartney. Fuck Wilson.
     
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    In this case Brian Wilson was a better talent. Unfortunately, his battle with profound mental illness kept him from realizing his true potential
     
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    Kurt Cobain blew his brains out. Point?
     
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    I've heard many an interview where Paul stated that this particular song left him in absolute awe of Brian Wilsons abilities, and pushed he & Lennon to reach even further into their bag of songwriting tricks

    [video=youtube;vYz4sl_uwcM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYz4sl_uwcM[/video]