Sunday, January 27, 2008

Rock Revival's Top Twenty Beatles Covers


Found a new site today, The Compleat Beatles Covers, compiled by Karim Latib http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~ratib/ which has every cover ever recorded, including a mind-boggling 10,768 covers of Yesterday. There is some horrendous stuff in there, here's some from 'A'


Acker Bilk Norwegian Wood

Andy Williams Something

Arthur Fielder and Boston Pops Hey Jude.

Alice Donut (?) Helter Skelter


Here is Rock Revival's list of the top 20 Beatles covers of all time (don't worry I didnt scroll through the whole site)


1. With a Little Help From My Friends: Joe Cocker (Woodstock)

2. Hey Jude Wilson Pickett (w. Duane Allman)

3. Here Comes the Sun Richie Havens

4. Day Tripper JimiHendrix

5. We Can Work It Out Stevie Wonder

6. Tomorrow Never Knows Phil Collins

7. Dear Prudence Siouxsie and the Banshees

8. In My Life Johnny Cash

9. Maybe I'm Amazed Joe Cocker

10. Help Roy Orbison

11. Got to Get You Into My Life Earth, Wind and Fire

12. Taxman (Start) The Jam

13. Day Tripper Vanilla Fudge

14. She's Leaving Home Billy Bragg

15. The Long and Winding Road Aretha Franklin

16. Happiness is a Warm Gun The Breeders

17. Come Together Zakk Wylde

18. Let it Be Ray Charles

19. Blackbird Jaco Pastorius

20. Let it Be Carol Woods/Timothy Mitchum


Image: Courtesy Apple

2 comments:

Jeff said...

One of my favorites is "Every Little Thing" by Yes

rock_of_ages said...

A few off the top of my head....

"Day Tripper" - Whitesnake
"I Got A Feeling" - Tesla
"All My Loving" - Helloween
"Don't Pass Me By" - Georgia Satellites
"You've Got To Hide Your Love Away" - Oasis
"With A Little help From My Friends" - Thunder