Another track from the often hilarious
and sometimes worrying Plastic Soul Vol 4 album which is a
compilation of mad Beatles covers, many from Russia.
Ariel weigh in with two entries, A
Little Help From My Friends and this tempo-challenging stab at Yellow
Submarine which ends up waltzing down the Danube.
The band – which these days seems to
consist of five staid middle-aged men in suits – formed in '67 and
were originally a garage band. Later they turned to folk songs and
won a number of awards.
But perhaps their true calling is to be
found on their awkwardly entitled 14th album "Beatles in
the Russians" from which this track is lifted.
Genius in it own way. (Not at all,
This is here as an excuse to post the clip below.
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By Graham Reid, posted