30 Awesome Beatles Covers

Here are the exceptions to the “don’t listen to a Beatles song not performed by the Beatles” rule.

1. “Oh! Darling” by Florence and the Machine

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2. “Helter Skelter” by U2

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3. “Get Back” by Ike & Tina Turner

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4. “Come Together” by Aerosmith

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5. “A Hard Day’s Night” by Otis Redding

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6. “A Day in the Life” by Jeff Beck

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7. “The Long and Winding Road” by Aretha Franklin

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8. “With a Little Help from My Friends” by Joe Cocker

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I can confidently say this is better than the original… sorry Ringo.

9. “In My Life” by Judy Collins

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This just about kicks the original’s butt. Grab some tissues.

10. “Strawberry Fields Forever” by Richie Havens

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11. “You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away” by The Beach Boys

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12. “I Call Your Name” by The Mamas & the Papas

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(Cass whispers “John” to show her admiration for Lennon)

13. “We Can Work It Out” by Stevie Wonder

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14. “Got to Get You into My Life” by Earth, Wind & Fire

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15. “Dear Prudence” by Jerry Garcia

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16. “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” by Elton John

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17. “Here, There and Everywhere” by Emmylou Harris

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18. “Within You Without You” by Patti Smith

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19. “Blackbird” by Crosby, Stills & Nash

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Magic.

20. “If I Fell” by Evan Rachel Wood, Across the Universe

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21. “Let It Be” by Joan Baez

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22. “Golden Slumbers” by Ben Folds

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23. “Yesterday” by Ray Charles

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24. “Across the Universe” by Fiona Apple

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25. “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” by Eric Clapton

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(With a little help from Paul Mac, Ringo, and Dhani Harrison)

26. “I Am the Walrus” by Frank Zappa

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27. “Taxman” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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28. “Happiness Is a Warm Gun” by Tori Amos

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29. “She Came In Through the Bathroom Window” by Joe Cocker and Leon Russell

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30. “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band” by Jimi Hendrix

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This performance was 3 days after Sgt. Pepper was released, in front of The Beatles!

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