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Bad, bizarre, or unconventional covers of Beatles songs by other musicians
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@Martha said
If I don't compare it to the original, I have to admit I really like this song.  

But what happens when you compare it to the original?

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Ron Nasty said

But what happens when you compare it to the original?  

Compared to the raw power and beauty of John's voice and his acoustic guitar the heavy electric guitar solos and everything are embarrassingly out of place.

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Not once does the diversity seem forced -- the genius of the record is how the vaudevillian "When I'm 64" seems like a logical extension of "Within You Without You" and how it provides a gateway to the chiming guitars of "Lovely Rita. - Stephen T. Erlewine on Sgt Pepper's

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Ron Nasty said
I almost put this in the "Turn it up or down" thread, but I'd forgotten just how dreadful it was...

  

Not one of his finest songs. The 90s cheesiness is strong in this one!

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I can't remember if I've posted this before, and you may have seen this already, but this is terribly funny:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6CPFUhw1QY

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Inspired by a post by @Dark Overlord in the pet peeves thread:

I agree, some songs that are just vocals and guitar feel too stripped for me, although some of those like Blackbird are great to listen to.

Anyways, some songs should use more obscure instruments like sitar or clavichord or maybe even a bass saxophone.

Here's a cover of Helter Skelter by a bass saxophone quartet (if you want to know how low a bass saxophone can sound look at about 0:30). It's so weird I didn't even recognise Helter Skelter most of the time:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....vWpiUOU7xA

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That was quite possibly the funniest thing I've seen all month (it is still July I hope), thanks!

Was that supposed to resemble it?

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The Hole Got Fixed said
That was quite possibly the funniest thing I've seen all month (it is still July I hope), thanks!

Was that supposed to resemble it?  

That's what I asked myself too! I think it was a more free interpretation. I'm glad you liked it, though!

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Definitely in the ghastly category. Awful musicianship, I had no idea it was a Beatle cover until the intro ended, and horrific vocals; sounds like Tiffany is trying to put in an angry heavy metal vocal kind of thing at times yet can't as she doesn't have the ability.

Never has "Are you ready?" been a more suitable warning for the horrors that are to come.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJ7X0inKxbo

 

This made the UK Top 10!!

Oh! Gods of all music, please forgive us for the sins we have committed. Remember that which went before with the original and look towards us mercifully. 

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Never have I reached for the palette-cleanser so quickly, yikes.

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Come Together in the style of Liam Gallagher: One and one, two is two.... not sure whether I find this funny or sad:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....rbUudNk_k0

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The Hole Got Fixed said
I can't remember if I've posted this before, and you may have seen this already, but this is terribly funny:

I haven't laughed so hard since I can't remember when...

Martha said
Come Together in the style of Liam Gallagher: One and one, two is two.... not sure whether I find this funny or sad:

Bleedin' heck Liam, remember the damn lyrics, will you?! And you call yourself a Beatles fan... paul-mccartney-facepalm_gif

I'd say more sad than funny.

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https://youtu.be/orukqxeWmM0

 

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