So on Sunday I cited my first Beach Boys song California Girls. That song stimulated the Beatles to include a little bit of beachboy-style musing over lovely Russian woman.
One thing about getting old is you begin to recognise song covers. This song by the Beautiful South which was released in 1994 but is actually a cover from a much older hit from by Harry Nilsson which has a lot of more a country cowboy feel. I have put the original song below The
For a band that was created for a television series this song certainly deserves to be included in Covid Island Discs. A really pretty song and probably the Monkees at their best.
This is the grunge version of the famous song that appears on the White album. Actually there is a surprising number of Beatles videos on the internet given they really didn’t do many public appearances post about 1965. Truly I never get tired of this band that is arguably the greatest rock band of all
I’ll admit I am not a great fan of the Bee Gees which is why they are yet to be included in Covid Island Discs. However this is one song of theirs I do like. Again the song captures an interesting theme of a guy on death row who is about to be executed and
From John Lennon back to the Beatles. I guess only a band is great as them could get away with such a long lead out in a rock song. The blurb under this Youtube video clip is an interesting read and reproduced below. “Hey Jude topped the charts in Britain for two weeks and for