Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Ticket 4 Playlist: Recycle Your Os



  • In order to better understand the influence of ideas on and by the Beatles songs are laid out in chronological order.
  • Songs written or performed by the Beatles are in bold.
  • Songs covered by the Beatles, or to known to have had an influence on them, are in italics.
This page is continually being revised. Errors? Typos? Suggestions? Did I miss an example? Leave a comment below!

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1962 P.S. I Love You - The Beatles - intro
1963 All My Loving – The Beatles - outro
1963 From Me To You - The Beatles - outro
1963 Please Please Me - The Beatles - intro
1963 She Loves You - The Beatles - intro/outro
1964 Help - The Beatles - intro
1964 Can’t Buy Me Love - The Beatles - intro/outro
1964 I'm A Loser - The Beatles - intro
1966 Dr Robert - The Beatles - outro
1968 Julia - The Beatles - intro
1968 Martha My Dear - The Beatles - solo
1968 Piggies - The Beatles - intro/outro/solo
1968 Blackbird – The Beatles - links
1969 The Long And Winding Road - The Beatles - outro
1969 Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles - outro
1977 The Modern World - The Jam - intro (0:00) from chorus (2:05)
1986 You Give Love A Bad Name - Bon Jovi - intro
1991 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana - solo
2001 One Day - Nik Kershaw - bridge
2009 Secret Door - Arctic Monkeys - intro
2012 I Knew You Were Trouble - Taylor Swift - outro
2012 Let Her Go – Passenger - intro (0:00) from chorus
2013 Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High? – Arctic Monkeys – outro (2:18) from chorus
2017 Jekyll - Plastic Inevitables - intro/outro



Thanks to Curtis Pea for examples

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1 comment:

  1. Matt, going slightly off piste. With the exception of maybe Lawnmower Deth, I think everyone who from 1962 onwards has tried to write a song has been influenced in some way shape or form by Lennon & McCartney.

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