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Songs by other bands that sound "Beatles-ish"
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18 March 2014
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Yeah I've done about 100 Google searches. It is looking hopeless. Thanks anyway.

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Have you spoken to the gym? Some play specially created playlists or cd's so they might be able to find out for you. 

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23 March 2014
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10CC did an album called How Dare You.  It features "I'm Mandy Fly Me":

http://www.theguardian.com/mus.....y-me-video

I couldn't find links without commercials, sorry...

 

23 March 2014
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And of course Todd Rundgren's / Utopia's entire Beatlesque album, "Deface the Music".

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@DrChinese Don't worry about the ads when posting youtube clips, they don't usually appear outside of youtube - and even there they come up randomly. 

Nice to have you hear.

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Not sure this is exactly the right place. It's a rewritten cover. Chumbawamba's version of Her Majesty. It does sound Beatle-ish!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....lPzb9lbe64

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I'm putting together compilation of Beatles-inspired tracks. After some internet research, I've found a ton of great songs that clearly show a Beatles influence, but I noticed I've only found a few tracks by female artists. I know they're out there, does anyone have any leads? I'm looking for songs by female artists or bands - or just songs with female vocalists - that are clearly Beatles-influenced. Any help would be much appreciated!

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@shichimi

I moved your post here. Perhaps this thread will help you with your research and/or someone will have some more ideas for you.

Also, may I ask a favor? We have a very active poster who uses the avatar you have chosen. Would you consider changing yours? It will cut down on confusion as to which of you we are corresponding with.

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Just heard the song 'And We Danced' by The Hooters that feature the lyrics:

She was a bebop baby on A Hard Day's Night
She was hanging on Johnny, he was holding on tight
a-hard-days-night-john-4

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Ha, I just scrolled straight past and assumed it was Mr Kite.

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Two words: Tame Impala.

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Oh, and another thing - I haven't listened to much Oasis but it seems like quite a few people on this site - and outside of it - think they copied the Beatles. Can someone explain how? (I'm not saying this maliciously, I'm genuinely interested)

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MrMoonlight said

Two words: Tame Impala.

Those two words are the tip-off I needed to merge the three threads we had going on this topic. Emily had already combined two of them or I would have had 4 to merge. See the first post in this thread for details.

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shichimi said

I'm putting together compilation of Beatles-inspired tracks. After some internet research, I've found a ton of great songs that clearly show a Beatles influence, but I noticed I've only found a few tracks by female artists. I know they're out there, does anyone have any leads? I'm looking for songs by female artists or bands - or just songs with female vocalists - that are clearly Beatles-influenced. Any help would be much appreciated!

I don't know if shichimi is ever going to show up here again after his one-and-only post there a few weeks ago, but "Strawberry Road" and several other tracks on Sam Phillips' "Martinis & Bikinis" (from 1994: my ABSOLUTE favourite album of the 1990s!) have a conscious, deliberate Beatley feel to them (plus she covers "Gimme Some Truth" to close the album)

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MrMoonlight said
Oh, and another thing - I haven't listened to much Oasis but it seems like quite a few people on this site - and outside of it - think they copied the Beatles. Can someone explain how? (I'm not saying this maliciously, I'm genuinely interested)

There is me again. Sorry, coming off like an Oasis freak now I think, but really, if it was another band I would've replied as well.

At first I was asking myself the same question, and really, their songs don't sound like the Beatles, well, most of them.

BUT.

Just go here and scroll down till you see Oasis:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T.....ar_culture

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I say that nobody has been able to replicate the Beatles, and really, they shouldn't try.

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A nod in 1969 to the Walrus -- from Chicago's first album (whose cover was a painted logo on a wooden sign), "South California Purples".

Faded flowers, wait in a jar, till the evening is complete... complete... complete... complete...
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No. Chicago does not sound like "Eggman".

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I've become somewhat obsessed by AM by Arctic Monkeys recently. Most of the album is fairly rifftastic rock, but this is like a cross between Lady Stardust and The Beatles:

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No. I don't think so. I've always hated the Artic Monkeys, and they don't sound like the Beatles at all. End of story.

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