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Today we reflect and celebrate one of the founding members of arguably the world’s greatest and most influential band, The Beatles. Paul McCartney turns 70 today and even though we could get into all the stories, accomplishments, and credits he deserves, let’s just reflect on the musical legend’s name day with ten jamming covers for you to enjoy on this milestone monday. (Note: all selections are soundboard sources)
1: Yellow Dubmarine puts their fine reggae twist on Let It Be at The Chorney Krasnick Wedding in Church Creek, MD on 6.5.11
2: Perpetual Groove takes on Live and Let Die for the first time live at Jefferson Theatre in Charlottesville, VA on 10.30.10
3: Ratdog performs “Blackbird” acoustically at Melkweg in Amsterdam on July 10, 2002.
4: Phish tribute band, Phix, covers “Day Tripper” live at Visulite Theater in Charlotte, NC on 10.31.06.
5: Virginia Coalition covers “We Can Work It Out” at Connecticut College in New London, CT on April 9th, 2004.
6: Strangefolk encores with a beautiful version of “Maybe I’m Amazed” at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston, MA on July 12th, 2003
7: The Brew performs “Band on the Run” at Brighton Music Hall in Allston, MA on November 4th, 2011
8: Hot Buttered Rum String Band covers “Elanor Rigby” on NYE 2005 at Throckmorton Theatre in Mil Valley, CA.
9: Zen Tricksters perform “Rocky Raccoon” at Long Island Brewing Company in Jerico, NY on January 8th, 1997.
10: Umphrey’s McGee performs the entire second side to Abbey Road album at the NYE show in Chicago at the Vic Theatre in 2002.