Bad, bizarre, or unconventional covers of Beatles songs by other musicians | Page 8 | Yesterday... and today | Fab forum

Please consider registering
Guest

Log In Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —

  
 

— Match —

   

— Forum Options —

   

Minimum search word length is 4 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Bad, bizarre, or unconventional covers of Beatles songs by other musicians
19 June 2014
10.54pm
Annadog40
I am here you are here we are here and we are all together
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 5197
Member Since:
1 November 2013
Online
141

Never say never, cause it's never 'never'

If you are like a new thingy than introduction your self in the into place here

If you can't log in or can't access the forum, then head over to the unofficial back up forum and someone will help

19 June 2014
11.27pm
Necko
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 1013
Member Since:
11 November 2010
Offline
142

This falls into the "bizarre" category.

 

I'm Necko.  I'm like Ringo except I wear necklaces.
19 June 2014
11.35pm
meanmistermustard
Moderator



Forum Posts: 10982
Member Since:
1 May 2011
Online
143

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Starts off enjoyable but gets tired quickly.

Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
20 June 2014
1.19am
parlance
Slaggers
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 5758
Member Since:
8 November 2012
Offline
144

I love Richard Cheese! I've had the pleasure of seeing him perform live. He just retired due to health issues. :-(

parlance

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

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

2 July 2014
8.43pm
parlance
Slaggers
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 5758
Member Since:
8 November 2012
Offline
145

Was listening to one of Geoff Lloyd's podcasts on Absolute 60s, and he mentioned this attempt by Stevie Wonder to do a cover of "She Loves You" at Outside Lands. But he had to give his band the chords, and then realized he didn't know the words to the verses.

Coulda been a cool cover. I like his version of "We Can Work It Out."

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57pi17JL3HA

 

parlance

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

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

2 July 2014
8.54pm
meanmistermustard
Moderator



Forum Posts: 10982
Member Since:
1 May 2011
Online
146

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8That's just embarrassing. Know when to leave it alone and move on.

Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
2 July 2014
8.56pm
thisbirdhasflown
Standing in the dock at Southhampton...
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 1503
Member Since:
28 May 2014
Offline
147

Joe Cocke- With A Little Help From My Friends Lacks the quality of the original. Sounds like crap.

thisbirdhasflown

By hook or by crook, I'll be last in this book.
2 July 2014
9.11pm
parlance
Slaggers
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 5758
Member Since:
8 November 2012
Offline
148

thisbirdhasflown said
Joe Cocke- With A Little Help From My Friends Lacks the quality of the original. Sounds like crap.

thisbirdhasflown

I think it's way better than the original.

parlance

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

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

2 July 2014
9.20pm
meanmistermustard
Moderator



Forum Posts: 10982
Member Since:
1 May 2011
Online
149

parlance said

thisbirdhasflown said
Joe Cocke- With A Little Help From My Friends Lacks the quality of the original. Sounds like crap.

thisbirdhasflown

I think it's way better than the original.

parlance

Personally i think both are pretty ordinary songs. If forced to choose i'd go for Ringo's based solely on its shorter running length and that little bit where Ringo's drums become the focus.

Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
2 July 2014
11.02pm
Linde
The Netherlands
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2220
Member Since:
21 November 2012
Offline
150

I've always disliked Joe Cocker's version, but that also has a lot to do with the way he pronounces words. That annoys me a lot. Also, I like the tempo of the original better plus it's Ringo!

19 October 2014
2.40pm
meanmistermustard
Moderator



Forum Posts: 10982
Member Since:
1 May 2011
Online
151

Independent article on five bad and five good Beatles covers.

Didn't know Bono had sung lead on a cover of 'I Am The Walrus'. Sounds like a bad cover of Oasis's cover of the same song.

Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
19 October 2014
4.20pm
Linde
The Netherlands
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2220
Member Since:
21 November 2012
Offline
152

meanmistermustard said
Independent article on five bad and five good Beatles covers.

Didn't know Bono had sung lead on a cover of 'I Am The Walrus'. Sounds like a bad cover of Oasis's cover of the same song.

I hate them both. Now I think of it, I dislike most Beatles covers.

19 October 2014
7.44pm
Von Bontee
A Hole In The Road
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2216
Member Since:
14 December 2009
Offline
153

Electronic avant-garde stuff from the mid'70s. It's "interesting". Bizarre, definitely; bad, maybe.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GOmodpsKs0

One day, a tape-op got a tape on backwards, he went to play it, and it was all "Neeeradno-undowarrroom" and it was "Wow! Sounds Indian!" -- Paul McCartney
19 October 2014
8.17pm
kelicopter
Sitting in an English Garden
Shea Stadium
Forum Posts: 419
Member Since:
7 November 2010
Offline
154

 

A friend recently sent this to me. Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus attempting to be unconventional and bizarre but only succeeding at being bad.a-hard-days-night-ringo-13

"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans."
"When I cannot sing my heart, I can only speak my mind."
20 October 2014
3.34am
MOCKSWELL
Canaduh
The Jacaranda
Forum Posts: 29
Member Since:
8 October 2014
Offline
155

Richard Cheese does a pretty good job of bringing everyone down to the piano lounge... he roasts a lot of crummy rock, AB/CD and just everyone, but Beatles... well whatever.

 I like Yngwies hack at Magical Misery Tour, whoever did that version with him on guitenbox, it roks at least.

Of course Steve Howe did a nice version of Strawberry Fields I think, years back, with the pre-Yes band Yesterday. Yes!

But that was good, nice guitar work, not even really unconventional. Should be in the 'good, swell and decent' covers thread probably. Sorry. 

20 October 2014
10.10am
LittleBeatlemaniac
Abbey Road
Forum Posts: 105
Member Since:
8 September 2014
Offline
156

Miley Cyrus did a horrible Lucy With Diamonds In The Sky cover for the Billboard Awards. Ruined the song. a-hard-days-night-ringo-13

"If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.” - John Lennon.
Forum Timezone: Europe/London

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: meanmistermustard, Annadog40, Sugarplum fairy, Merch
62 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

meanmistermustard: 10982

mr. Sun king coming together: 6872

Ahhh Girl: 5934

parlance: 5758

Annadog40: 5196

Zig: 4719

Mr. Kite: 4709

mithveaen: 4645

Ron Nasty: 3332

fabfouremily: 2951

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 88

Members: 2769

Moderators: 4

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 34

Topics: 3200

Posts: 144649

Newest Members: MarioMaster99, wicketjon, jillbousquet, LennonGirl

Moderators: Ahhh Girl: 5934, meanmistermustard: 10982, Zig: 4719, Joe: 3603

Administrators: Joe: 3603, Ellie: 1

Members Birthdays
Today: None
Upcoming: None