50 best Beatles songs: A countdown

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" (Feb. 9), Newsday's entertainment staff compiled a list of the band's 50 best songs based on the music's popularity, importance and quality. After a great deal of debate between Newsday's music critic Glenn Gamboa, exploreLI reporter David J. Criblez and Entertainment Editor Andy Edelstein, here's our list.

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