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Stax Does the Beatles

  • 1. Day Tripper - Otis Redding (previously unreleased, alternate take)
    2. Help! - David Porter
    3. Got to Get You into My Life - Booker T. & the MG's (previously unreleased)
    4. With a Little Help from My Friends - Steve Cropper
    5. Yesterday - Carla Thomas (previously unreleased, live)
    6. Eleanor Rigby - Booker T. & the MG's
    7. Let It Be - The Mar-Keys
    8. Something - Isaac Hayes
    9. Yesterday - Bar-Kays
    10. Michelle - Booker T. & the MG's
    11. And I Love Her - Reggie Milner
    12. With a Little Help from My Friends - Bar-Kays (previously unreleased)
    13. Lady Madonna - Booker T. & the MG's
    14. My Sweet Lord - John Gary Williams
    15. Hey Jude - Bar-Kays
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 30390

  • Credits
    ProducerOllie McLaughlin; David Porter; Ronnie Williams; Henry Bush; Isaac Hayes; John Gary Williams; Allen Jones; Steve Cropper; Booker T. & The MG's

    Tributee: The Beatles.
    Recording information: Stax Studios, Memphis, TN; The Bohemian Caverns, Washington DC; Wally Heider Studios, Hollywood, CA.
    Arrangers: Andrew "Mike" Terry; Mickey Gregory ; Henry Bush; Isaac Hayes; Allen Jones ; Steve Cropper.
    As the title indicates, STAX DOES THE BEATLES compiles vintage Stax Records covers of classic Beatles tunes. As standard practice, Stax artists frequently recorded Beatles songs in the 1960s and early '70s--Booker T. & the MGs' 1970 MCLEMORE AVENUE, is a whole LP's worth of completely rearranged material from ABBEY ROAD--and many of the finest examples are included here, from Carla Thomas's torchy take on "Yesterday" to Otis Redding's legendary funk workout on "Day Tripper" to Isaac Hayes's 12-minute transformation of George Harrison's "Something" into a soul-jazz masterpiece.

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