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Beatles medley

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by pcollin, Sep 26, 2008.

  1. pcollin


    Dec 22, 2005
    Portland, Maine
    We're a 5 piece cover band and get good feedback from our Beatles covers. Unfortunately they don't really go well together back-to-back (one is slow, one isn't). We were thinking about maybe doing a Beatles medley. Any suggestions? I'd like to keep it as upbeat as possible. Thanks!
  2. Deacon_Blues


    Feb 11, 2007
    Drive My Car
    Day Tripper
    I Wanna Hold Your Hand
    She Loves You
    Penny Lane
    Magical Mystery Tour
    I Saw Her Standing There

    For instance.... :)
  3. iamthebassman


    Feb 24, 2004
    Endorsing Artist: Phantom Guitars, Eastwood Guitars
    As someone who plays it every show, I can tell you "Something", included in the list above, is a pretty slow song.
  4. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    I think "I Saw Her Standing There" followed by "I Feel Fine" would be cool...last note of "ISHST" fades into the feedback intro of "I Feel Fine".
  5. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Memphis, TN
    "Twist and Shout" is always a crowd-pleaser. People also seem to like "Please Please Me". Both are good rockers and have nice harmonies.
  6. steve21

    steve21 Inactive

    I think the middle section of "Day in the Life" would be fun.
  7. Howlin' Hanson

    Howlin' Hanson Lighter cabs, please.

    Sep 3, 2007
    Austin TX
    Smart alec. :)

    There were a number of songs on side two of Abbey Road that are already a medley, including She Came In Through The Bathroom Window, Polythene Pam, etc.

    And there's always Sgt. Pepper/Help From My Friends, and Sgt. Pepper Reprise/Day In The Life...hmm, seems like we were just there. How many pieces in your band? A string section?
  8. Deacon_Blues


    Feb 11, 2007
    Of course I know it is. I added it there because I think it would be good to have some contrasts. It might sound a bit boring to have only uptempo songs in it.

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