2142 Ob-La-Di – Ambrose Campbell & All Stars (1969)

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Ob-La-Di.

Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1968. It was recorded by Ambrose Campbell and Prince Buster’s All Stars in 1969. The lyrics were sung in Nigerian. In the UK it was released as the B-side to Hey Jude in 1969. It was titled Ob-La-Di. Prince Buster And All Stars also released a version of Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da in 1969.

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2141 Hey Jude – Ambrose Campbell & All Stars (1969)

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Ambrose Campbell.

Hey Jude was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1968. It was recorded by Nigerian musician Ambrose Campbell in 1969. He was backed by Prince Buster’s All Stars. The lyrics were sung in Nigerian. Hey Jude was released as a single in the UK on the Melodisc label in 1969. The B-side was Ob-La-Di. Prince Buster And All Stars also released a version of Hey Jude in 1969.

2134 Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops ‎– Play The Beatles (1969)

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Play The Beatles.

This album was recorded by Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops in 1969. It was produced by Peter Dellheim and was released on the RCA Red Seal label in 1969. The album is a tribute album to The Beatles. The album contains instrumental versions of ten song written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney including Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da, Hey Jude, Yellow Submarine and Penny Lane. The album also includes a version of Those Were The Day. The album contains twelve tracks in total. The music was arranged by Jack Mason and Richard Hayman. The album wasn’t released in the UK until 1971 when it was titled Play The Beatles’ Greatest Hits.

Tracklist
Side 1
1) Eleanor Rigby
2) And I Love Her
3) Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
4) Hey Jude
5) With A Little Help From My Friends
6) Yellow Submarine
Side 2
1) I Want To Hold Your Hand
2) Penny Lane
3) A Hard Day’s Night
4) The Fool On The Hill
5) Consider Yourself
6) Those Were The Days

2132 Basie On The Beatles – Count Basie (1969)

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Basie On The Beatles.

This album was recorded by Count Basie in 1969. It was recorded in New York City and was produced by Dick Peirce. It was released on the Happy Tiger label in 1969. The album was Count Basie’s second tribute album to The Beatles after Basie’s Beatle Bag released in 1966. The album contains ten songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and one song written by George Harrison. The album includes versions of Something, Get Back, Hey Jude, and Come Together. The album’s liner notes were written by Ringo Starr. Paul McCartney owned a copy of the album.

Tracklist
Side 1
1) Norwegian Wood
2) (The) Fool On The Hill
3) Something
4) With A Little Help From My Friends
5) Here, There And Everywhere
6) Get Back
Side 2
1) Hey Jude
2) Eleanor Rigby
3) Penny Lane
4) Come Together
5) Yesterday

2129 Don’t Let Me Down – Dillard & Clark (1969)

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Through The Morning Through The Night.

Don’t Let Me Down was written by John Lennon but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1969. Dillard & Clark recorded the song the same year. Their version was released on the album Through The Morning Through The Night. Don’t Let Me Down was also released as a single in 1970 with Rocky Top on the B-side.