As arguably the most beloved, most popular, most influential band of all time, The Beatles are probably the most covered pop artist of the last 50 years. Here are 35 great ones, from Arctic Monkeys to Yellow Magic Orchestra.
It features songs from Grouper, Fenne Lilly, Perfume Genius, Clinic, Julianna Barwick, Joanna Sternberg, Elliott Smith, Big Thief, Yo La Tengo, Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, The 1975, Duster, Bill Frisell, Guided by Voices, Frank Black, Blake Mills, Clairo, Soccer Mommy, Japanese Breakfast, Conor Oberst, Billy Idol, and more.
Jazz and blues great Mose Allison, who died in 2016, is getting the tribute album treatment, with Iggy Pop, Elvis Costello, Fiona Apple, Richard Thompson, Frank Black, Chrissie Hynde, Bonnie Raitt, and more contributing covers.
Plus: Wolf Parade's Spencer Krug narrates his own story "Right on Rosie," Frank Black's story "Doug and the Bug" is narrated by Danny DeVito, Micachu's story "How to Escape from a Wasp" is narrated by King Krule, and more.
Record Store day is April 13 and our picks of the exclusive titles include records by The Flaming Lips, Pink Floyd, Courtney Barnett, Julien Baker, Frank Black, The Dream Syndicate, the ’Lost In Translation’ soundtrack and more.