Favorite Beatles covers?

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Favorite Beatles covers?
« on: January 20, 2019, 08:46:32 PM »
What are your favorite cover versions of Beatles songs?

A few off the top of my head:

Live and Let Die - Guns 'n' Roses
Working Class Hero - Green Day
I Am The Walrus - Yer Man
Little Help From My Friends - Joe Cocker

The above I like better than the originals, though all props still go to the songwriters.

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« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2019, 08:53:19 PM »
Dear Prudence - Siouxsie and the Banshees

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« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2019, 09:12:24 PM »
Let's see what comes to mind...

"Because" - HiFi Serious
"Tomorrow Never Knows" - Los Lobos
"Every Little Thing" - Yes
"Got To Get You Into My Life" - Earth Wind & Fire
"Dear Prudence" - Siouxsie & the Banshees

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« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2019, 12:52:50 PM »
What are your favorite cover versions of Beatles songs?

A few off the top of my head:

Live and Let Die - Guns 'n' Roses
Working Class Hero - Green Day
I Am The Walrus - Yer Man
Little Help From My Friends - Joe Cocker

The above I like better than the originals, though all props still go to the songwriters.
I agree with the Joe Cocker cover (I'm a huge Wonder Years fan) and i also like Richie Haven's Here Comes the Sun.

Live and Let Die is also a great cover but that's a Wings song.

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« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2019, 12:56:24 PM »
Live and Let Die is also a great cover but that's a Wings song.

Not only did I not know that, I would have bet unflinchingly it was a John song and not a Paul song.

For the record, I'm happy to hear about covers of ex-Beatles songs anyway. Like, Working Class Hero.

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« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2019, 12:58:42 PM »
I don't have a deep knowledge of Joe Cocker, but I like his Bye Bye Blackbird, too.

He was also tight with Otis Redding - I love Otis.

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« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2019, 01:29:15 PM »
I don't have a deep knowledge of Joe Cocker, but I like his Bye Bye Blackbird, too.

He was also tight with Otis Redding - I love Otis.
I like Otis- I've always wanted to put Dreams to Remember into a film.  Hopefully i get a chance.

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« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2019, 04:54:39 PM »
The Waterboys --"Blackbird", really neat cover with their own twist.

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« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2019, 05:20:22 PM »
The Waterboys --"Blackbird", really neat cover with their own twist.

lots of good Blackbird covers out there; Sarah McLachlan's is gorgeous.

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« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2019, 12:15:27 PM »
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