Mon 27 Jun 2011 to Sun 3 Jul 2011

by Various

UK label Ace Records presents the soul, R&B and blues worlds’ take on the music and lyrics of two young men from Liverpool who completely changed the way the world looked at popular music.
Come Together: Black America Sings Lennon & McCartney presents a cross-section of John Lennon & Paul McCartney covers from artists as diverse as hard-core Bluesman Lowell Fulson and supreme exponents of “sweet soul”, The Moments, via such stellar names as Al Green, Chubby Checker, Little Richard, Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin.

It was inevitable that many of the best covers would emerge from a genre of popular music that was so important to all four Beatles.The range of repertoire covers virtually the entire recording and songwriting career of Lennon & McCartney. Many of the inclusions come as complete surprises even to those who think they know their Beatles covers inside out.

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