Top 10 Beatlesque (Or Beatles Influenced) SongsSgtSoul
The Top Ten
Artist: Barclay James HarvestAlbum: Time Honoured GhostsSong: TitlesYear: 1975Description: A tribute song for The Fab Four. Featuring all Beatles song titles as lyrics. - SgtSoulV 1 Comment
Artist: Electric Light Orchestra (ELO)Album: Out Of The BlueSong: Mr. Blue SkyYear: 1977Description: Beatles + Queen = ELO - SgtSoul
Artist: OasisAlbum: (What's The Story) Morning Glory?Song: Don't Look Back In AngerYear: 1995Description: The Gallaghers were greatly influenced by The Beatles. Particularly, John Lennon. - SgtSoul
Artist: The WhoAlbum: The Who Sings My GenerationSong: The Kids Are AlrightYear: 1965Description: Both bands were really keeping an eye on each other. - SgtSoul
Thank you SO much for including the great Gene Clark and one of his many masterpieces. The high-harmony by David Crosby really sets this one off as Beatle-esque.
Artist: The ByrdsAlbum: Mr. Tambourine ManSong: You Won't Have To CryYear: 1965Description: An underrated Gene Clark masterpiece. - SgtSoul
Artist: The Carnival BrothersSong: The Sun Is Gonna ShineDescription: Imagine The Beatles trying to sound like The Beach Boys by writing a Pop Folk song. A funny formula, but an outstanding outcome. - SgtSoul
Artist: The Idle RaceAlbum: The Birthday PartySong: End Of The RoadYear: 1968Description: An early tune written by Jeff Lynne of ELO. - SgtSoul
Actually, this was their very first entry into the US chart, and they had a number of hits with that Beatle-esque sound, not going the disco route until 1975.
Artist: The Bee GeesAlbum: Bee Gees' FirstSong: New York Mining DisasterYear: 1967Description: The Bee Gees' sound right before they went Disco. - SgtSoul
Artist: SwagAlbum: Catch-AllSong: When She AwokeYear: 2000Description: You may say it sounds more like Oasis. But if you've studied their roots, it'll all date back to The Beatles. - SgtSoul
Artist: Danny ElfmanMovie OSTSong: Veruca SaltYear: 2005Description: Psychedelic Pop. Vocal harmonies during the chorus and visible Sitar sounds after. - SgtSoul
Neil Young and Richie Furay's harmony here are very John/Paul-esque.
"John and Paul and Ringo and George"... -Line from the lyrics. - SgtSoul
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2. Titles - Barclay James Harvest
3. Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis