Covers #4 - The Fab 4 by DixonD

Champion(s):

HealyT
What the heck is that?


Runner(s)-Up:

Matto


Quiz Description

Some questions about Beatles covers--good, bad, and just plain weird.

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Questions:

Besides this cover of "Tomorrow Never Knows" (titled "T.N.K."), the band 801, only active for one year in the mid-70's, also performed songs such as "Baby's On Fire", "Lagrima" and "Diamond Head". The band's members included Francis Monkman, Lloyd Watson, Bill MacCormick, Simon Phillips, and two members of what British art-rock band?

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Roxy Music (Phil Manzanera and Brian Eno)

One of the strangest uses of Beatles music was in the 1976 film All This and World War II, which combined newsreel footage of WWII with Beatles covers performed by a wide variety of guest musicians, including Peter Gabriel, The Bee Gees, Helen Reddy, Tina Turner, and, most inexplicably, what drummer heard in this clip (who sadly only made it halfway to the age of 64)?

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Keith Moon

The Alan Copeland Singers won a Grammy in 1969 for "Best Contemporary Pop Performance, Chorus" for this proto-mashup of "Norwegian Wood" with the theme song of what TV show?

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Mission: Impossible

Name the big band leader (himself heard playing the piano near the beginning of this clip) who did this cover of "Hard Day's Night" in 1965, around the time he began wearing his signature yachting cap.

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William James "Count" Basie

This cover of "Getting Better" was done by what Merseyside band, winner of the Mercury Music Prize for their debut album, Bring It On?

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Gomez

What comedian can be heard here attempting to make a funny cover of "Yellow Submarine"?

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Milton Berle

The band Beatallica, as their name suggests, mashes up Beatles and Metallica songs. Name the Metallica song (one of their few instrumental tracks) that is being combined here with "I Want You (She's So Heavy)"?

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"The Call of Ktulu"

Years before he became a celebrated (and Oscar-winning) actor, who released the album Little Joe Sure Can Sing!, which includes this cover of "Got To Get You Into My Life"?

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Joe Pesci ("Joe Ritchie")

The 1972 debut album by Syreeta which includes this rendition of "She's Leaving Home" was produced by her ex-husband. Name this musician who, the following year, won the first of his 25 Grammy awards, the most of any male solo artist.

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Stevie Wonder

(Two answers required) Name the married couple performing this cover of "Two of Us" from the I Am Sam soundtrack. Both of them have worked with filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson in different films (one wrote soundtrack music, the other portrayed a recording engineer).

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Michael Penn, Aimee Mann

Name the 1968 debut album which includes this eccentric rendition of "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds", as well as Bob Dylan's "Mr. Tambourine Man" and various Shakespeare soliloquys.

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The Transformed Man (by William Shatner)

Name the controversial art critic who recited this version of "Her Majesty", and who passed away in September 2015.

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Brian Sewell