“It was a funky record – it’s one of my favorite Beatle tracks, or, one of my favourite Lennon tracks, let’s say that. It’s funky, it’s bluesy, and I’m singing it pretty well. I like the sound of the record. You can dance to it. I’d buy it!”
~John Lennon (Playboy interview, 1980)
The Beatles recorded “Come Together” July 21, 1969.
We had a post here at JV yesterday: July 21: The Beatles recorded Come Together in 1969, and it got me thinking that there might be some great cover versions of this classic around..
We have to start with the original version (off course):
One comment over at our FB page suggested that Lennon’s live version from MSG, NYC in 1972 was even better than the original.. I tend to disagree, but it is a great version.
Continue reading The Beatles’s “Come Together” covered by Springsteen, Joss Stone, Joe Cocker, Aerosmith, and more..
We here @ JV love lists, and are always looking forward to the “end year lists” published by different magazines & websites.
Here are 3 English lists, my next post will be American end year lists, and in the final post I’ll pull it all together adding the numbers and land a “Critics list of 2013”.
JV’s fav English music magazine (at least mine..)
UNCUT’s albums of the year 2013
1. My Bloody Valentine – m b v
New You (Live at Hammerstein Ballroom):
2. David Bowie – The Next Day
3. Nick Cave – Push the Sky Away
4. John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts
5. Laura Marling – Once I Was An Eagle
Continue reading English “Best albums of 2013” lists (Uncut, MOJO & Q Magazine)