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Bad, bizarre, or unconventional covers of Beatles songs by other musicians
19 May 2014
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Michael Jackson covering "Come Together." Not a bad cover, but I'm experiencing a bit of cognitive dissonance with the combination of Beatle song, hip thrusts and vinyl pants.

Also: Sean spotting.

 

 

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Check out my fan video for Paul's song "Appreciate" at YouTube and Vimeo.

19 May 2014
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Reminds me of the Come Together cover by J-LO and Mary J Blige. Not sure what is worse, their rendition or their wardrope.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
19 May 2014
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meanmistermustard said
a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Reminds me of the Come Together cover by J-LO and Mary J Blige. Not sure what is worse, their rendition or their wardrope.

Pretty bad rendition, but honestly, I really like the organ and guitar at the start.

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19 May 2014
6.41pm
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From last night's Billboard Music Awards:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pQUTVcWI4Q

 

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19 May 2014
6.47pm
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ahdn_paul_06 gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gonea-hard-days-night-ringo-14

 

I think in that getup she should have sung blackbird instead ahdn_paul_01

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19 May 2014
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In light of last night's performance, The Guardian picks some of the best and worst Beatle covers. [x-posted to the best Beatles cover thread]

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Beware of sadness. It can hit you. It can hurt you. Make you sore and what is more, that is not what you are here for. - George

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19 May 2014
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Just believe that someone somewhere who heard that went and found the Beatles original, discovered talent, and is now listening to Pepper blazing out with a smile on their face.

Its all we have. 

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"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
20 May 2014
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First and foremost, I'm a fan of the harder rock variety but still a huge Beatles nut.  Right now, a band named Koritni is dominating my iPod.  They originate from down under but are currently spending a lot of time in France (where they're gaining a lot of popularity) and the continent.  They've got a cover of Got To Get You Into My Life on iTunes (which I liked).  The video is from some bar/club and is fan-shot.  The sound quality isn't that great, but…

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4 June 2014
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“Send John out first; he’s the one they want.”

~ George Harrison

Memphis, 1966

6 June 2014
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Sandy Farina's cover of Strawberry Fields Forever on the movie Sgt. Pepper. Not a bad version, just lacks the natural quality of John on the original.a-hard-days-night-ringo-12

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6 June 2014
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6 June 2014
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MrMoonlight said
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So much for "granny music crap"!

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6 June 2014
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^^ *tears streaming down my face*

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6 June 2014
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I like the music video for that

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6 June 2014
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parlance said
^^ *tears streaming down my face*

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Wait a second…. I was just quoting John. Sorry. Here's an apple to apologize.apple01

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6 June 2014
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thisbirdhasflown said

parlance said
^^ *tears streaming down my face*

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Wait a second…. I was just quoting John. Sorry. Here's an apple to apologize.apple01

No, no, don't apologize. It's in the so bad it's good category.

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6 June 2014
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thisbirdhasflown said

parlance said ^^ *tears streaming down my face* parlance

Wait a second…. I was just quoting John. Sorry. Here's an apple to apologize.apple01

No, no, don't apologize. It's in the so bad it's good category. parlance

@parlance Oh, by all means then, do carry on.

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7 June 2014
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I can't find a link for a video, but the band Atom And His Package (known for tongue-in-cheek covers at times) has a track called P.P. (doo-doo) which is a cover of Polythene Pam, followed by someone starting to sing (off key) "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window" at which point Atom says "shut up" and the song ends. I can't call it good, but it's good in a bizarre way.

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7 June 2014
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The Michael Jackson cover of "Come Together" was remarkably straight -- to the extent that it worked, all thanks should go to the genius of Paul & John.

It puts me in mind of an interesting imaginary cover:  Prince doing "Come Together"…

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7 June 2014
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4or5Magicians said
I can't find a link for a video, but the band Atom And His Package (known for tongue-in-cheek covers at times) has a track called P.P. (doo-doo) which is a cover of Polythene Pam, followed by someone starting to sing (off key) "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window" at which point Atom says "shut up" and the song ends. I can't call it good, but it's good in a bizarre way.

That just shows you how psycho some musicians are.paul-mccartney

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