Beatles Covers

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Every1TookMyName, Jun 7, 2002.

  1. Name your favorites.

    I'll start with mine: Rufus Wainwright - Across the Universe
  2. 'With A Little Help From My Friends' by Joe Cocker was an awesome cover.
  3. i like fiona apple's "across the universe" and the offspring's cover of "ob-la-di ob-la-da" ;)
  4. Showdown

    Showdown Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2002
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Aerosmith - Come Together
  5. My band in high school played a covor of "Hey Jude" in goth metal. That is my fave.
  6. Rufus Wainwright's "Across the Universe"
    Aimee Mann's "Two Of Us"
    STP's "Revolution"
    Pearl Jam's "I Got a Feeling" (altered lyrics)
    The Vines' "I'm only Sleeping"
    Ben Folds' "Golden Slumbers"
    Eddie Vedder's "You've got to hid your love away"
  7. Taxman - By Frog Brigade
  8. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Oh, I don't know...
    My "Big 3"-

    How 'bout Earth, Wind, & Fire doing "Got To Get You Into My Life"? (Verdine White ripping & groovin').

    Also, Aretha Franklin's "The Long & Winding Road"(from Young, Gifted, & Black) is killer(Chuck Rainey on bass...I think).

    Chaka Khan's "We Can Work It Out"...absolutely smokin'! (Gregg Philliganes on synth bass goin' off!)

    The Brothers Johnson have covered "Come Together" on their debut, Lookin' Out For #1...I can't seem to remember too much about(I'll try to re-visit it later today...gotta fire up the ol' turntable).

    BTW, GRP(the Contemporary Jazz label) released an album dedicated to The Beatles...
    Groove Collective does a nice job on "She's So Heavy"...Diana Krall does a nice job on "And I Love Her".

    There's also-
    Motown Meets The Beatles(the classic Motown stars like The Supremes, Temptations, Marvin, Gladys Knight, Edwin Starr, etc).
    Jazz guitarists Wes Montgomery & George Benson(The Other Side Of Abbey Road also have done tribute albums to The Beatles.
  9. Erlendur Már

    Erlendur Már

    May 24, 2000
  10. I also dig Rufus Wainwright's "Across the Universe".
  11. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    "Help", sung by Tina Turner
    "You Won't See Me", sung by Bryan Ferry
    "Tomorrow Never Knows" - Garaj Mahal
  12. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    Jeff Beck's "She's A Woman".
    Adrian Belew's "I'm Down"
  13. Jimbo


    Dec 4, 2000
    Philadelphia, PA
    Rufus Wainwright's "Acroos the Univerese"
    The Wallflowers "I'm Looking Through You"
    Joe Cocker "A Little Help from my Friends", "She Came in Through the Bathroom Window"

  14. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Damn...totally forgot about that one! Kinda in a Reggae-R&B-Funk groove with some very nice jazzy guitar chops by JB.

    No one is gonna mention Tiffany's "I Saw HIM Standing There", huh?
  15. gweimer


    Apr 6, 2000
    Columbus, OH
    Deep Purple did a cool, haunting version of "Help".
    I also like Yes' version of "Every Little Thing"
  16. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2000
    Cheap Trick - Day Tripper
    Bela Fleck - Oh! Darling
  17. TaySte_2000


    Jun 23, 2001
    Manchester, UK
    Endorsing Artist: Mojohand, Subdecay, Overwater, Matamp
    Godhead - eleanor rigby
  18. Richard Lindsey

    Richard Lindsey

    Mar 25, 2000
    Metro NYC
    That's my fave Beatles cover.

    There's also a hilarious John Hartford cover of "Hey Jude," which I heard once and have never been able to find since.
  19. gfab333


    Mar 22, 2000
    Honolulu, Hawaii

    Wickedly funked-up wersion.

    and you gotta love that bass / drum groove on Earth, Wind, and Fire's "Got to Get You into My Life".