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Disintegrating the Beatles

A few years ago I had disintegrated the album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles for my university class midterm. Obviously, I am as much of a lay man as any other, but just have had a keen interest in Beatles and their music since a very young age. I have revamped the same and share it for your reading pleasure. This was originally written on 20 April 2008. The midterm asked us to evaluate the songs of any album and then restructure the album listing as per what we thought was more suitable for the songs and flow of music. In order to evaluate the songs and structure I created a few metrics that would help differentiate one song from the other. The criteria were ‘ Happiness Quotient ', ‘ Musical Value and Effect ', ‘ Lyrical value and content ' and a ‘ Craziness/Catchiness Bonus '. Each criterion (except Craziness Bonus) is on a scale of 1 to 10. The Craziness bonus (1 or 2) is given to a song that I feel stands out amongst other songs and ha