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The best Beatles covers (other musicians covering Beatles songs)
17 January 2020
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Ron Nasty
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Released 8 December last year, for charity, The Full Story cover John's Gimme Some Truth  with the always wonderful KT Tunstall guesting on vocals...

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The Beatles Bible 2020 non-Canon Poll Part One: 1958-1963 and Part Two: 1964-August 1966

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I really love this slow country version of Please Please Me by Wyckham Porteous. John originally wrote the song at a much slower tempo than the one we know.

 

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I mean... It's by no means 'the best' cover of I Am The Walrus ... and it isn't really other 'musicians' either...

But it's I Am The Walrus , with walruses!! (first 7 minutes are him finding the sounds... which is amazing)

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10 February 2020
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Billie Eilish, who I understand is quite popular with the young people, performed Yesterday  with her brother Finneas during the "In Memoriam" section at the Oscars yesterday...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?.....KmqtaxIS3Y

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10 February 2020
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I liked it! Been hearing a lot of their music the last few months (and new James Bond theme coming soon). She also plays the ukulele. Here's a little bit of I Will from Corden the other night:

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28 March 2020
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Ultimate Classic Rock lists its 100 best Beatles covers.

I'll add the list later.

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30 March 2020
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 The Ultimate Classic Rock list...

100 Todd Rundgren: Strawberry Fields Forever (1976)
99 Lowell Fulson: Why Don't We Do It in the Road? (1969)
98 Jack White: Mother Nature's Son (2010)
97 St. Vincent: Dig A Pony (2009)
96 Tori Amos: She's Leaving Home (2011)
95 Ella Fitzgerald: Savoy Truffle (1969)
94 Ambrosia: Magical Mystery Tour (1976)
93 Chris Cornell: You've Got To Hide Your Love Away (2006)
92 The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Sgt. Pepper 's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
91 Fiona Apple: Across The Universe (1998)
90 The Pixies: Wild Honey Pie (1988)
89 Elbow: Golden Slumbers (2017)
88 David Bowie: Across The Universe (1975)
87 Melvins: I Want To Hold Your Hand (2018)
86 Ray Charles: Yesterday (1967)
85 Richie Havens: Here Comes The Sun (1971)
84 Four Tops: The Fool On The Hill (1969)
83 Ike & Tina Turner: Get Back (1970)
82 Amy Winehouse: All My Loving (2004)
81 Grandaddy: Revolution (2002)
80 Umphrey's McGee: I Want You (She's So Heavy) (2015)
79 Peter Gabriel: Strawberry Fields Forever (1976)
78 Esther Phillips: And I Love Him (1965)
77 Ambrose Slade: Martha My Dear (1969)
76 Oasis: Within You Without You (2007)
75 The B-52's: Paperback Writer (2004)
74 Buddy Rich Big Band: Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (1967)
73 Sparks: I Want To Hold Your Hand (1975)
72 PM Dawn: Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (1993)
71 Boris: Walrus (2007)
70 Sweet: Paperback Writer (1972)
69 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: I Need You (2002)
68 James Taylor: In My Life (2010)
67 Aretha Franklin: Eleanor Rigby (1969)
66 Deep Purple: Help ! (1968)
65 Diana Ross: Come Together (1970)
64 Crosby, Stills & Nash: Blackbird (1969)
63 Bryan Ferry: It's Only Love (1976)
62 M?tley Crüe: Helter Skelter (1983)
61 Jeff Beck: She's A Woman (1975)
60 10cc: Paperback Writer (1993)
59 Black Oak Arkansas: Taxman (1975)
58 Damon and Naomi: While My Guitar Gently Weeps (2005)
57 Eurythmics: Come Together (1987)
56 Zoot: Eleanor Rigby (1970)
55 Helio Sequence: Tomorrow Never Knows (2000)
54 Jerry Garcia Band: Dear Prudence (1981)
53 Sean Lennon: Julia (2001)
52 Spooky Tooth: I Am The Walrus (1970)
51 Circus: Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (1969)
50 Regina Spektor: While My Guitar Gently Weeps (2016)
49 The Flaming Lips (featuring Phantogram, Julianna Barwick and Spaceform): She's Leaving Home (2014)
48 The Beach Boys : I Should Have Known Better (1965)
47 Phil Collins: Tomorrow Never Knows (1981)
46 Roger Hodgson: Across The Universe (2010)
45 Joan Baez: Eleanor Rigby (1967)
44 Sufjan Stevens: What Goes On (2005)
43 Bobbie Gentry: The Fool On The Hill (1968)
42 Shirley Bassey: The Fool On The Hill (1970)
41 Annie Lennox: The Fool On The Hill (2014)
40 Eddie Hazel: I Want You (She's So Heavy) (1977)
39 Adrian Belew: Within You Without You (2010)
38 Jaco Pastorius: Blackbird (1981)
37 Siouxsie and the Banshees: Helter Skelter (1978)
36 Sonic Youth: Within You Without You (1988)
35 Journey: It's All Too Much (1976)
34 Rockwell: Taxman (1984)
33 Electric Light Orchestra: Day Tripper (1974)
32 Otis Redding: Day Tripper (1966)
31 Junior Parker: Taxman (1970)
30 Harry Nilsson: You Can't Do That (1967)
29 Rubblebucket: Michelle (2010)
28 The Breeders: Happinesss Is a Warm Gun (1990)
27 Gryphon: Mother Nature's Son (1975)
26 801: Tomorrow Never Knows (1976)
25 Joe Cocker: She Came In Through The Bathroom Window (1969)
24 Al Green: I Want To Hold Your Hand (1969)
23 Marvin Gaye: Yesterday (1970)
22 Lone Star: She Said, She Said (1976)
21 Ghost: Here Comes The Sun (2010)
20 Elton John: Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (1975)
19 Joe Cocker: With A Little Help From My Friends (1969)
18 Smokey Robinson & the Miracles: And I Love Her (1970)
17 The Feelies: Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey (1980)
16 Bill Withers: Let It Be (1971)
15 Nina Simone: Here Comes The Sun (1971)
14 Yellow Magic Orchestra: Day Tripper (1979)
13 Dave Grohl & Jeff Lynne: Hey Bulldog (2014)
12 Steve Hillage: It's All Too Much (1976)
11 Paul McCartney & Eric Clapton: While My Guitar Gently Weeps (2002)
10 Yes: Every Little Thing (1969)
9 Esperanto: Eleanor Rigby (1975)
8 Booker T. & the M.G.'s: Medley: Sun King /Mean Mr. Mustard/Polythene Pam /She Came In Through The Bathroom Window /I Want You (She's So Heavy) (1970)
7 Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood & Prince: While My Guitar Gently Weeps (2004)
6 The Brothers Johnson: Come Together (1976)
5 Bobby McFerrin: Blackbird (1984)
4 Anoushka Shankar & Jeff Lynne: The Inner Light (2002)
3 Earth, Wind & Fire: Got To Get You Into My Life (1978)
2 Wilson Pickett (with Duane Allman): Hey Jude (1969)
1 Stevie Wonder: We Can Work It Out (1970)

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It's good but I think it would be a lot better without the pre-recorded backing track as it's not needed.

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