start (jam) vs. Taxman (Beatles)

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by patrickroberts, Dec 6, 2001.

  1. patrickroberts


    Aug 21, 2000
    Wales, UK
    Is it me or is Start by the Jam just taking the music off Taxman by the beatles
  2. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Well it was quite clearly a tribute or "homage" by the Jam - they dressed differently for appearances when this single came out and even used different instruments to what they normally did to get the Beatles sound. There was no secret about it!