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David Gilmour has a cover of "Here, There And Everywhere " that's included with October issue of Mojo. It's quite lovely.

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26 August 2015
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WOW. 

Did this beatlemaniacs_02_gif for the entire first minute.  

That's the best Beatles cover I've ever heard, by one of my favourite musicians ever. And one of my favourite Beatles songs ever. I'm on Cloud 9. 

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A new album, out today (at least in the UK) has folk-style versions of Beatles songs. It's called A Hard Day's Night Treatment, although the songs aren't from any one era or album.

There are sound clips of most of the songs on the label's website. Some sound rather nice; others less so. And I don't know what the Down By The Docks song is supposed to relate to.

1 Down By The Docks
Featuring [Soundscaping] – Simon Emmerson
2 A Hard Day’s Night
Featuring – Fresh Handmade Collective, Rosie Doonan
3 Norwegian Wood
Featuring – Sheema Mukherjee, The Imagined Village
4 Ticket To Ride
Featuring – Martha Tilston, The Imagined Village
5 Fixing A Hole
Featuring – Eliza Carthy, The Imagined Village
6 I’m Only Sleeping
Featuring – Fresh Handmade Collective
7 Mother Nature’s Son
Featuring – Kristian Leontiou, The Imagined Village
8 Strawberry Fields
Featuring – One Eskimo
9 Blackbird
Featuring – Marry Waterson
10 Sun King
Featuring – Angie Pollock, Fresh Handmade Collective
11 Here Comes The Sun
Featuring – Martha Tilston
12 Flying
Featuring – The Space Cadets (2)
13 I Want To Hold Your Hand
Featuring – Stealing Sheep
14 I’ll Follow The Sun
Featuring – Marry Waterson
15 There’s A Place
Featuring – Jackie Oates, Simon Richmond
16 I Will
Featuring – Palm Skin Productions
17 Golden Slumbers
Featuring – Jackie Oates, Palm Skin Productions

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Looks interesting, thanks Joe.

Personally, I'd be less interested in the folky covers of Beatles songs that were already folky from the start (Norwegian Wood , Mother Nature's Son , I Will , etc.) -- and more intrigued by how musicians could "folkify" Beatles songs that were rather unfolkish (e.g., Ticket To Ride , Fixing A Hole , I Want To Hold Your Hand ).

Imagine a folky version of Helter Skelter ...!

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I gave a listen to the brief excerpts they had of each, and the only one I markedly like is the very cool cover of "Flying ".

I just wish they'd say on the website who performed & conceived that particular cover...

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Ronnie Spector has a new album out on Friday, English Heart, which contains a version of I'll Follow The Sun (and lots of other songs from that era):

http://www.amazon.com/English-.....eabib06-20

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Sheila E. can do no wrong (as far as I know). She's not only the only female timbalero, she's one of the best -- even better than her father, Coke Escovedo (but not as good as the greatest of them all, Chepito).

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Joe said
Ronnie Spector has a new album out on Friday, English Heart, which contains a version of I'll Follow The Sun (and lots of other songs from that era):

http://www.amazon.com/English-.....b06-20  

Beatles, Stones, Kinks, Animals and G&TP covers all on one album! beatlemaniacs_02_gif
 

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12 year old ventriloquist and her puppets win season 12 of America's Got Talent with a little help from With A Little Help From My Friends .

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvs.....9997937247

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Fourth-grader's talent show cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine' goes viral

Keeping Lennon alive for a new generation. a-hard-days-night-john-6

Maybe Adam Kornowski will create an account on here one day. heart

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I wish the news link had a video of the performance. When I looked on YouTube, there are many videos ABOUT him, but none that actually show the video that supposedly "went viral".

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Adam had his all school talent show today. He did Imagine . There wasn’t a parent in the room with a dry eye by the end. He got a standing ovation and the applause lasted forever!! A woman stopped me to tell me that she would buy it on iTunes if I put it out there!! I love his bow at the end...so polite!

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The video is in the story I linked to.

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I couldn't find an active link in the article (and I just looked again), @Ahhh Girl, and nor could PR. Maybe the link is gone.

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Interesting. It is there for me.

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Ahhh, now that you've pointed out where it is in the article, @Ahhh Girl...

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...definitely not showing for me.

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I still can't see an active video on that page for his rendition of "Imagine " -- but (ironically) the "bonus video" of Adam performing "Hallelujah" works fine.

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