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The best Beatles covers (other musicians covering Beatles songs)
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I just found this:

 

Is he really Kurt? doesn't sound like him very much to me...

"I Need You by George Harrison"

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@Shamrock Womlbs Yes. It comes from the recent Montage of Heck documentary about Kurt, and was included on the accompanying Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings CD.

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Yeah, when that came on during Montage of Heck, which was already giving me the feels, I gave in to those feels and just cried. It touched my heart.

“She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together.”  - J.D. Salinger

30 September 2016
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I'm not sure if The Carpenters have been mentioned for these two covers that I've found so far:

(Yes I've been getting into the Carpenters recently, if you can't tell).  

I love these so damn much. The slowed up and more somber way Karen sings Ticket To Ride .... 

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If this has been shared, forgive. But it's awesome. Please Please Me covered by garage rocker Link Wray.

 

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I recently watched the film "Frank" and here is the original Frank Sidebottom. He does a little discussion about The Beatles followed by his version of Twist And Shout and then a Beatles medley (I was in fits listening to this). He also does "Flying " .Just a warning he does make a few cruel Paul/Ringo jibes but it's all tongue in cheek.

 

https://youtu.be/ItQqQAoRkj0

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I don't know who this cover of She Said She Said is by but I love it. Well worth a listen. Any ideas?

 

 

EDIT: I think it's Mark Mulcahy but not sure.

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26 October 2016
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27 October 2016
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Richie Havens favorite song in the whole Universe! He was one of the sweetest people I ever met. Love this version. Crank it up!

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15 November 2016
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"Weird Al" Yankovic sings "Hey Jude " in "Polka On 45"

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16 November 2016
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I recommend any Beatles cover by Stevie Riks.

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Great instrumental George cover that's been sampled by many rap/hip-hop/etc. acts over the years.

Ladies and gentleman, I give you the devastating Jimmy Ponder...

And as an extra treat, Eric Burdon and War covering A Day In The Life ...

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Really good cover of Rain . Make sure to stick around for the end.

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Once again, a brilliant guitar cover from Josh Turner

https://youtu.be/eT98yd84iCE

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I get sucked in to every cover labeled as "great," "incredible"or "fantastic." Personally, they almost always seem like pale imitations. The only one I think was really better than the canon version is I Call Your Name .  I dunno, I just like the Beatles. john-lennon-salute_gifpaul-mccartney-thumb_gifa-hard-days-night-paul-7a-hard-days-night-george-10

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16 February 2017
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I like this one a lot because he gets the string arrangement really well on guitar. 

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16 February 2017
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Ohhh Boy just introduced me to a cover of Something done by Charlie McCoy.

https://youtu.be/W_DSWbfHBcw

He heard this back in the 70's, before he knew it was a Beatles song.

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I've listened to quite a few covers by this band, and I think their cover of Rain is the best they did, though it must be said that they do B-sides and do them very well. And Your Bird Can Sing and the entire Abbey Road Medley were also very good.

Oh, by the way, this post was made by The Hole Got Fixed!

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