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Rubber Soul Mate: Beatles Redone

Artist Song Buy
Drive My Car  Cadence  buy on itunes
Norwegian Wood  Cornershop  buy on itunes
You Won't See Me  Bryan Ferry  buy on itunes
Nowhere Man  Marky Ramone & The Intruders  buy on itunes
Think For Yourself  The Out Of Towners  buy on itunes
The Word  13th Floor Elevators  buy on itunes
Michelle  Adriano Celentano  buy on itunes
What Goes On  Charles River Valley Boys  buy on itunes
Girl  Cathy Berberian  buy on itunes
I'm Looking Through You  Steve Earle  buy on itunes
In My Life  Lena Horne & Gabor Szabo  buy on itunes
Wait  Spinal Cracker  buy on itunes
If I Needed Someone  The Anyways  buy on itunes
Run For Your Life  Johnny Rivers  buy on itunes


I thought I'd never get enough songs to go beyond Abbey Road. I was wrong. Thanks to a very generous Brazilian online acquaintance named Joolyn, I was finally able to finish Rubber Soul. A few words about these covers. Highlights include the a cappella hip-hop version of Drive my Car by Cadence, a Hindi version of Norwegian Wood,and an Italian version of Michelle. Bryan Ferry, as always, is brilliant and Cathy Berberian's operatic treatment of Girl is wonderfully bizarre. The weakest song here is the cover of Wait by Spinal Cracker. It's not that Spinal Cracker is hard to listen to, it's just that they're a Beatles imitation group, not an interpretive cover band. Unfortunately, I could find no other covers of Wait. It looks like I'll be able to do the White Album as well, thanks again to Joolyn and to Neill, who posted a mix here called The White Owl Bum.


Date: 5/3/2004
Excellent Greg! I was wondering if you were going to take on Rubber Soul. Who would have ever imagined that Cathy Berberian would turn up on two different mixes posted minutes apart?! Scary! Thanks for the mixes BTW.
p the swede
Date: 5/4/2004
nice idea and well done
Date: 5/4/2004
Looks just brilliant. It's Adriano Celentano, though, not the other way round. ;)
Mike Pike Set
Date: 5/4/2004
VERY nice, If you ever want to trade JUST say the magic word!
Date: 5/4/2004
Great work. Nice one!
Date: 5/4/2004
Real good job Greg!
Eric Schmuckler
Date: 5/4/2004
great stuff greg. we need to be in touch re: beatles covers. i've got a few - check my list. and i've got a cover of 'wait' for you by jazz songstress connie evingson. and does everyone have that cathy berberian record? i've seen it once in my life and bought that copy.
Date: 8/21/2007
Very, very good work

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