Till There Was You: MonaLisa Twins

Monday morning, the MonaLisa Twins get their auditory capacity improved, all because of you.

I first heard this song on the Meet The Beatles album back in 1964. I had no idea at the time that it was from the Broadway musical The Music Man, by Meredith Willson.

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Here, There And Everywhere: Josh Turner

Monday morning, shoes off, no one beats Josh Turner when it comes to arranging Beatles songs on acoustic guitar . Paul McCartney once said it was the one song that John Lennon had ever complimented him on writing.

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The Ballad of Rocky Raccoon

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Monday morning, Carson McKee, Reina del Cid, Josh Turner and Toni Lindgren make the most of their hotel room with their performance of the Beatles’ “Rocky Raccoon.”  Make sure to stay for the blooper outtake at the end.

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Hey Jude

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I was in high school and my one can’t miss television show was The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. One day in October, they played this, and soon it was on the AM radio, seven minutes long, when the standard for that format was 2-3 minutes tops. It was pretty mindblowing for us. It still amazes.

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She Loves You

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About eight of us were crushed together in my cousin’s small bedroom watching the 45 RPM seven-inch record revolve. It was the song we had heard the week before on Sunday’s Ed Sullivan Show.  Monday morning, the world would be different.

Thanks to YouTuber Racheldr

I’ll Be Back: The Beatles

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There’s something about the musical structure of this song that made it one of my favorites from the first time I heard it. Great lead by John and harmonies by Paul.

Thanks to YouTuber MrSquooze