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7 March 2015
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I meant to add this thought I had while watching the Ohio State Band performance.

I think it is cool that they just assumed everyone would know what/how to sing along to the end of Hey Jude . The stadium was probably filled with lots of young, college age kids, and they na-na-na’d along beautifully.

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Jeff Beck is releasing an expanded edition of his 2008 concert album, Performing This Week…Live at Ronnie Scott’s, which includes an instrumental cover of “A Day In The Life ” for which he won a Grammy.

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Did someone say Jeff Beck Beatle cover? I just found this live version of “She’s A Woman “! I was previously only familiar with the (George Martin produced) album version (also talkbox-led.)

GEORGE: In fact, The Detroit Sound. JOHN: In fact, yes. GEORGE: In fact, yeah. Tamla-Motown artists are our favorites. The Miracles. JOHN: We like Marvin Gaye. GEORGE: The Impressions, Marvin Gaye. PAUL & GEORGE: Mary Wells. GEORGE: The Exciters. RINGO: Chuck Jackson. JOHN: To name but eighty. 

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From the BBC youtube channel

Rae Morris, discovered by BBC Introducing, has recorded her version of The Beatles classic All You Need Is Love as the soundtrack to a film that inspires audiences to tell us what they love. You can tell us what you love by clicking the heart button on BBC iPlayer, BBC iPlayer Radio and all TV and Radio pages on http://www.bbc.co.uk/ or tweeting @BBC, hash tagging your most loved shows like this #LoveStrictly, #LoveMOTD, #LoveAnnieMac

The film includes iconic BBC shows and services like Doctor Who, Gardeners World, The Proms, Match of the Day, Strictly, Radio 1’s Annie Mac, Bake Off and the CBeebies Storytime App.

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From MySuburbanLife.com:

The nine singers of Chicago a cappella will take on the classic songs of the Fab Four in their concert, “Beatlemania.” From “Can’t Buy Me Love” to “Let it Be,” the acclaimed vocal ensemble will put a dynamic a cappella spin on treasures of popular music.

 Multi-talented musician Paul Langford, known for his work in both the classical and pop fields, serves as guest music director. The ensemble’s founding artistic director is Jonathan Miller of Downers Grove.
 
“Beatlemania” will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, April 10, in Wentz Concert Hall on the campus of North Central College, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville; 4 p.m. Sunday, April 12, in Pilgrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake St., Oak Park; 8 p.m. Friday, April 17, at Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., Chicago, with a post-show, talk-back event with 93WXRT radio personality and Beatles expert Terri Hemmert; and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 18, in Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston.

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JACK BRUCE, JOHN WETTON FEATURE ON BEATLES TRIBUTE

Late Cream icon and Asia mainman among guests on upcoming album

Late Cream man Jack Bruce and Asia’s John Wetton are among the names on an upcoming Beatles tribute album.

Keep Calm And Salute The Beatles will be released on April 28 via Cleopatra Records. It will include 16 acoustic versions of tracks originally recorded by the Fab Four, along with two bonus songs on the digital version.

The compilation was produced by former Yes man Billy Sherwood who also covers the track Something , while Wetton has recorded Penny Lane for the album.

Cream icon Bruce, who died last October aged 71, recorded his version of Eleanor Rigby just prior to his passing and is said to be a “devastating interpretation of the mournful ballad.”

Other artists on the record include Heart’s Ann Wilson, Todd Rundgren, Andrew Gold, Judy Collins, David Clayton Thomas and Leo Sayer.

Keep Calm And Salute The Beatles is now available to pre-order via iTunes, Amazonand from Cleopatra Records online store.

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  1. Across The Universe – Ann Wilson
  2. Penny Lane – John Wetton
  3. Eleanor Rigby – Jack Bruce
  4. Blackbird – Liz Madden
  5. Norwegian Wood – Andrew Gold
  6. Hide Your Love Away – Todd Rundgren
  7. All You Need Is Love – Helen Reddy
  8. I’ll Follow The Sun – Judy Collins
  9. And I Love Her – Howard Jones
  10. Ticket To Ride – Felix Cavaliere
  11. Let It Be – KC
  12. Yesterday – David Clayton Thomas
  13. Nowhere Man – Martha Davis
  14. All I’ve Got To Do – Stephen Bishop
  15. Something – Billy Sherwood
  16. Hey Jude – Leo Sayer
  17. Can’t Buy Me Love – Dale Bozzio (Bonus)
  18. I Feel Fine – Al Stewart (Bonus)
Hate the album title, but sounds like a good album.

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Came upon teenage guitarist playing “Hotel California”. (What long fingers!)

Also does While My Guitar Gently Weeps , Stairway to Heaven,…

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A recording of Kurt Cobain covering ‘And I Love Her ‘ has surfaced reports People.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?…..EEKHEPFvbM

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8I just looked him up 😀 

Thought the name sounded familiar 😀 

Apparently, he was quite a great Beatles fan. heart

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Yeah, tho in that People article it quotes Kurt from 1989 saying he wasnt a Paul McCartney fan. Maybe he changed his mind and came to his senses. Who can resist Paul?

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Yeah, tho in that People article it quotes Kurt from 1989 saying he wasnt a Paul McCartney fan. Maybe he changed his mind and came to his senses. Who can resist Paul?

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Not @Ahhh Girl me… 

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THAT. WAS. AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   beatlemaniacs_02_gif heart 

I was enraptured… and I’m not normally a huge fan of ‘Hotel California’, but I must admit the chords are out of this world. It looked like terrific fun, and she kept glancing up saucily like, ‘Yeah, you know it!’ 

Then I watched her cover of While My Guitar Gently Weeps

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It took my breath away. God , she’s good. I am, to put it mildly, impressed. 

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Silly Girl said

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Yeah, tho in that People article it quotes Kurt from 1989 saying he wasnt a Paul McCartney fan. Maybe he changed his mind and came to his senses. Who can resist Paul?

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Not @Ahhh Girl me… 

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Lady Gaga performed John’s ‘Imagine ‘ at the opening ceremony of the inaugural 2015 European Games being held in Baku, Azerbaijan (source: Hindustan Times)

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Maybe an odd song to choose since this is a gathering to show off national pride in a competition?

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This bloke posts loads of Beatles’ songs……..I’ve posted his ‘Martha My Dear ‘ before………

But here’s a Paul song…..prepare to be amazed.

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How this lot made it after this I’ll never……….Glad they did though.

 

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How this lot made it after this I’ll never……….Glad they did though.

 

Me too! Pre-disco era Bee Gees were tremendous. What a talented family – such harmonies, even on the video you posted.

To the fountain of perpetual mirth, let it roll for all its worth. And all the children boogie.

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