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Beatlesque

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The Jam  And Your Bird Can Sing  buy on itunes
Flamin' Groovies  There's a Place  buy on itunes
Alex Chilton  I'm So Tired  buy on itunes
The Feelies  She Said She Said  buy on itunes
Harry Nilsson  You Can't Do That  buy on itunes
The Soft Boys  Rain (live)  buy on itunes
Heather Nova  We Can Work It Out  buy on itunes
Teenage Fanclub  Ballad of John & Yoko  buy on itunes
Colin Newman  Blue Jay Way  buy on itunes
Grandaddy  Revolution  buy on itunes
Yo La Tengo  Dear Prudence (live)  buy on itunes
Brinsley Schwarz  Tell Me Why  buy on itunes
Echo & The Bunnymen  All You Need Is Love  buy on itunes
Game Theory  I Want To Hold Your Hand  buy on itunes
Elliott Smith  Because  buy on itunes
Pixies  Wild Honey Pie  buy on itunes
The Vines  I'm Only Sleeping  buy on itunes
Guadalcanal Diary  And Your Bird Can Sing  buy on itunes
Phish  While My Guitar Gently Weeps (live)  buy on itunes
Matthew Sweet  She Said She Said (live)  buy on itunes
Ben Folds  Golden Slumbers  buy on itunes
The Breeders  Happiness is a Warm Gun  buy on itunes
The Feelies  Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me & My Monkey  buy on itunes
The Jam  Rain  buy on itunes
Guided By Voices  Revolution (live)  buy on itunes
The Fall  A Day In The Life  buy on itunes
The Residents  Beyond The Valley Of A Day In The Life  buy on itunes

Comment:

Following my recent Big Star, Velvet Underground, and Neil Young tributes, I tried my hand at a Beatles tribute album. I was surprised by how few decent Beatles covers I had in my collection (showing, I suppose, that they either never quite established the same hipness cache among the artists I tend to collect, or some of their material is just too revered for artists to risk putting their own imprint upon). I ended up having to borrow that god-awful "I Am Sam" soundtrack to fill this out a bit. I don't think this one is nearly as interesting as the first three tributes I assembled, but it's still got a decent amount of variety and entertainment value.
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Adam Bristor
Date: 7/21/2003
I think your reasons for the lack of great Beatles covers are right on, but this still looks pretty good.
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p the swede
Date: 7/21/2003
yeah I also think you're right about why there's so few good beatles covers around, I think Mojo did a great home tape a few years back "sounds like beatles" if there's anyone remeber that one
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Mike Pike Set
Date: 7/21/2003
I'm with the other 2 kids here;-) Uncut did 1 Beatles-tribute & 1 John Lennon....I think your mix looks MUCH more intres'ting, are you going to put a Dylan-tribute out on AOTM?? :-)
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Moe
Date: 7/21/2003
Looks great. It seems like fewer bands are tackling Beatles covers these days. Perhaps it's because no one wants to give Michael Jackson any more money.
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Rob Conroy1
Date: 7/22/2003
Good point, Ion. heh This looks pretty cool to *me*, Marc... you've included some of my favorites (the Jam's
And Your Bird", TFC, Alex, Harry, Echo & the Fall).
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Nirmala-B
Date: 7/22/2003
great choices.
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valis
Date: 7/22/2003
Ion may have a point, sad as the point is. Though i'd have to believe they're the "most covered band" in the history of recorded music...like the Grandaddy and Soft Boys picks.
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SMoss
Date: 7/22/2003
Marc - back in 76 there was a movie called All This and World War II. All original B$W footage from the war - battles, Hitler taking happy hour on the terrace of his villa in Bavaria, Churchill making a speech, etc. But no speaking at all. the entire sound track was Beatle covers that were supposed to be appropriate for the moment on film (Hitler gets The Fool on The Hill). I had the two album set. Great covers, mostly. Its been lost long ago, but I recall Status Quo doing Getting Better, Aerosmith doing Come Together, Leo Sayer doing a nice one, maybe Stawberry Fields. Probably out of print for decades. Too bad.
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Saaf
Date: 9/14/2003
Oops, missed this one. Wonder how many times "Tell Me Why" has been covered? Bet the Brinsley Schwarz version rocks.

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