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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday February 27th, 2013 with Bruce Walton
3 Beatles lp's covered

Some pretty straight versions; some "let's take this thing to another place" versions
We begin with Meet The Smithereens (2007), a cover of Meet The Beatles, the 1st American lp release - Capitol Records' bastardized version of the Beatles' 2nd UK lp With The Beatles
This Boy
The Smithereens - Meet The Smithereens
It Won't Be Long
The Smithereens - Meet The Smithereens
All i've Got To Do
The Smithereens - Meet The Smithereens
All My Loving
The Smithereens - Meet The Smithereens
Don't Bother Me
The Smithereens - Meet The Smithereens
Hold Me Tight
The Smithereens - Meet The Smithereens
I Wanna Be Your Man
The Smithereens - Meet The Smithereens
Not A Second Time
The Smithereens - Meet The Smithereens
Moving on to Rubber Soul, as covered by various artists on This Bird Has Flown: a 40th Anniversary Tribute to the Beatles' Rubber Soul (1995)
Drive My Car
The Donnas - This Bird Has Flown
Girl
Rhett Miller - This Bird Has Flown
If I Needed Someone
Nellie McKay - This Bird Has Flown
Nowhere Man
Low - This Bird Has Flown
The Word
Mindy Smith - This Bird Has Flown
We finish with McLemore Road (1970), Booker T & the MGs' version of Abbey Road. McLemore Road was the location of the Stax Records studios in Memphis, and the album cover photo was, of course, the band walking single-file across that street.
Something
Booker T & The MG's - McLemore Avenue
Because/You Never Give Me Your Money
Booker T & The MG's - McLemore Avenue
Sun King/Mean Mr. Mustard/Polythene Pam/She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
Booker T & The MG's - McLemore Avenue