It’s no secret that my colleague Athenae does not share my enthusiasm for the Beatles. But Illinois based rockers Cheap Trick are Beatlemaniacs. This week’s SMV brings together some of CT’s best Beatles covers. We begin with a song from Revolver:
Are you ready to roll up for the mystery tour?
Next up an all-star hair band live version of Get Back:
I’ve got a good reason for posting this version of Day Tripper:
It’s hippie dippy anthem time:
I rarely post audience videos but this one has good sound and no inane chit-chat. Besides, it’s *the* medley from Abbey Road. Say no more.
Cheap Trick has performed Sgt. Pepper in its entirety more than a few times since the LP’s 40th anniversary. We’ll close with a selection of tunes from that Beatles classic. Hmm, I wonder if Rick Nielsen is really Billy Shears?
The only way to finish this epic post is with the ultimate John Lennon song: