WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

Latest update on 04/02/2016

Artist: Beatles
Author: John Lennon/Paul McCartney
Label: Parlophone
Year: 1967

Ringo's song on Sgt. Pepper's. Working title: Bad Finger Boogie.

Covers:

1967:

Sergio Mendes

1967:

Joe Brown

1967:

Young Idea [hit UK]

1967:

Los Mustang [as La Ayuda De La Amistad]

1968:

Joe Cocker [n°1 UK; with Jimmy Page on guitar]

1971:

Steve Cropper

1974:

Barbara Dickson

1988:

Wet Wet Wet [n°1 UK]

1990:

Ringo Starr

1993:

Toto

1995:

Karin Bloemen

1999:

Macy Gray

2004:

Sam & Mark [two British Idol finalists; n°1 UK]

2007:

Puerto Muerto

One of the few exceptions where a cover version of a Beatles song sounded more definitive than the original (Paul McCartney agrees). Joe Cocker's was a highlite on the Woodstock festival, both the '69 and the '94 edition. It also provided the theme song for tv-series The Wonder Years.

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