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Most Beatle-esque songs by other artists
« on: May 23, 2011, 04:19:26 PM »

What is your favorite Beatle-esque song by another artist.  Mine is probably "Lies" by the Knickerbockers.  It really sounds like the Beatles.

Lies - The Knickerbockers
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Re: Most Beatle-esque songs by other artists
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2011, 04:55:11 PM »

Great thread, revenert!

The Searchers' When You Walk In The Room always sounded very Beatle-esque to me...

When You Walk In The Room

When you walk in the room - The Searchers

The Searchers   1964



It's one of my favorites from this group as is another very Beatle-esque song they did...

Needles And Pins

THE SEARCHERS - Needles And Pins

The Searchers   1964
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Re: Most Beatle-esque songs by other artists
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2011, 06:06:45 PM »

Smyle - It's Gonna Be Alright.



This group was formed in The Hague, Holland and was specialized in copying the Beatles sound. Lead singer Bas Muys later became famous with Stars On 45.
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Re: Most Beatle-esque songs by other artists
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2011, 12:53:15 AM »

Earlier Beatles -


The Dave Clark Five - Because


Later Beatles -

The Buckinghams-Just Because I've Fallen Down/Any Place In Here/Any Place In Here-Reprise


The Pretty Things - Baron Saturday [audio only]


Sounds like Paul -

Emitt Rhodes - She's Such A Beauty (Embedding disabled, limit reached)

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Re: Most Beatle-esque songs by other artists
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2011, 01:33:42 AM »

This Zombies' song reminds me to "And I Love Her".

The Zombies - I remember when I loved her
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Re: Most Beatle-esque songs by other artists
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2011, 01:38:28 AM »

there was a rumour once that Canadian band Klaatu actually WAS the Beatles...

Klaatu- Sub-Rosa Subway
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« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2011, 01:40:18 AM »

this is Beatly too

Stuck in the Middle with you - Stealers Wheel
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« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2011, 03:33:44 AM »

I don't know how Beatle-y this song really is but I thought for years that Paul McCartney sang the line "My belle ami, I'm in love with you" and the little harmony part. I know next to nothing about these guys but I know now it wasn't Paul! I think at least one of them is wearing Beatle boots though and I really like the Mustang the girl is driving.  :)

♫♫♫♫♫♫ TEE SET MA BELLE AMIE 1969 (VIDEO EDITING BY DIHL BENNINK)
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Re: Most Beatle-esque songs by other artists
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2011, 03:56:36 AM »

And this Zombies' song seems to be a re-write of "Every Little Thing".

She Does Everything For Me - The Zombies
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« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2011, 03:59:44 AM »

I don't know how Beatle-y this song really is but I thought for years that Paul McCartney sang the line "My belle ami, I'm in love with you" and the little harmony part. I know next to nothing about these guys but I know now it wasn't Paul! I think at least one of them is wearing Beatle boots though and I really like the Mustang the girl is driving.  :)

I know the background harmony vocal you're referring to.  Yes, it did sound like Paul.  Very much so!
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« Reply #10 on: May 24, 2011, 04:10:12 AM »

I know the background harmony vocal you're referring to.  Yes, it did sound like Paul.  Very much so!

I'm glad since I forgot to put in the video. It's that brain thing again!!!
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Re: Most Beatle-esque songs by other artists
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2011, 04:22:01 AM »

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Your mind's wandering.  ;)
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« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2011, 04:23:34 AM »

You fixed the universe again. ;)
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« Reply #13 on: May 24, 2011, 04:40:58 AM »

Stuck in the Middle with you - Stealers Wheel

Aww...Gerry Rafferty.
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Re: Most Beatle-esque songs by other artists
« Reply #14 on: June 25, 2011, 06:56:33 PM »

And let's not forget these guys...

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« Reply #15 on: June 25, 2011, 07:13:09 PM »

I don't know how Beatle-y this song really is but I thought for years that Paul McCartney sang the line "My belle ami, I'm in love with you" and the little harmony part. I know next to nothing about these guys but I know now it wasn't Paul! I think at least one of them is wearing Beatle boots though and I really like the Mustang the girl is driving.  :)

The Tee Set were a band from the Netherlands. Pretty popular over here. Ma Belle Amie was their biggest hit, along with She Likes Weeds. Singer Peter Tetteroo died in 2002.
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Re: Most Beatle-esque songs by other artists
« Reply #16 on: June 25, 2011, 07:48:38 PM »



I always thought that song "Red Rubber Ball" by The Cyrkle sounded very Beatle-ish.

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« Reply #17 on: June 25, 2011, 07:50:12 PM »




ARRRRRGH; I just hit "preview" and the link/graphic turned up just fine, like everyone else's!   2ch

I give up on trying to post photos and links on here. I guess I'm just a hopeless technophobe!  ha2ha
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« Reply #18 on: June 25, 2011, 10:20:36 PM »



ARRRRRGH; I just hit "preview" and the link/graphic turned up just fine, like everyone else's!   2ch

I give up on trying to post photos and links on here. I guess I'm just a hopeless technophobe!  ha2ha

Naw, Kathy. We have just reached our limit on videos, whatever that is! It's showing up below as I'm writing the reply. I wish someone would explain this to me! I'm going to watch The Cyrkle from here then!
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Re: Most Beatle-esque songs by other artists
« Reply #19 on: June 25, 2011, 11:47:32 PM »

Belle & Sebastian - Step Into My Office, Baby (Embedding disabled, limit reached)

Amazing band. I love this song, they have a lot of songs that sound like they could be from the '60s and '70s
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