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... Sings the Beatles

Recorded for the 40th anniversary of Abbey Road, a journey through some classic and curious Beatles covers in the BBC archives, including Shirley Bassey, Oasis and Su Pollard.

Recorded for the 40th anniversary of Abbey Road, The Beatles' final album, a journey through the classic and curious covers in the BBC archives.

Featuring Sandie Shaw singing a sassy Day Tripper, Shirley Bassey belting out Something, a close-harmony Carpenters cover of Help!, Joe Cocker's chart-topping With a Little Help from My Friends, Oasis reinventing the Walrus and a little Lady Madonna from Macca himself.

Plus a few 'magical' moments from Candy Flip, The Korean Kittens and Su Pollard.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 1 Dec 2018 00:30

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Korean Kittens

    Can't Buy Me Love

  • Cilla Black & Dudley Moore

    If I Fell

  • Sandie Shaw

    Day Tripper

  • Sandie Shaw

    Ticket to Ride

  • Joe Cocker

    With a Little Help From My Friends

  • Carpenters

    Help!

  • Nana Mouskouri

    Hey Jude

  • Petula Clark

    Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

  • Buddy Rich

    Norwegian Wood

  • Richie Havens

    Here Comes The Sun

  • Jeff Beck

    She's a Woman

  • Elton John

    I Saw Her Standing There

  • Shirley Bassey

    Something

  • Matt Monro

    Yesterday

  • Siouxsie and the Banshees

    Dear Prudence

  • Tina Turner

    Help!

  • Su Pollard

    Back in the USSR

  • Candy Flip

    Strawberry Fields Forever

  • Oasis

    I Am The Walrus

  • Paul McCartney

    Lady Madonna

Credit

Role Contributor
Executive Producer Mark Cooper

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