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Here comes a tribute

Morse, Hughes, +VA, Legends Play the Beatles tribute album cover art

Steve Morse and Glenn Hughes are on a Beatles tribute album being released on Cleopatra Records. It is called Legends Play The Beatles and is due out on August 6.

Track listing
  1. Here Comes the Sun – Richard Page & Steve Morse
  2. Across The Universe – Ann Wilson
  3. Penny Lane – John Wetton
  4. Back in the USSR – Molly Hatchet
  5. Norwegian Wood – Andrew Gold
  6. The Long and Winding Road – Air Supply
  7. Tomorrow Never Knows – Electric Moon
  8. Rain – Sugar Candy Mountain
  9. Eleanor Rigby – Jack Bruce
  10. And I Love Her – Howard Jones
  11. Yesterday – Judy Collins
  12. Let It Be – Glenn Hughes

Who: Steve Morse, Glenn Hughes, plus others
What: Legends Play The Beatles
When: August 6, 2021
Where: Cleopatra Records
Formats: 1CD digipak; 1LP in yellow or blue vinyl

Thanks to BraveWords for the info



16 Comments to “Here comes a tribute”:

  1. 1
    Uwe Hornung says:

    Alas!, for all you “Glenn is actually Yoko Ono and split up Deep Purple” conspiracy theorists something to rant about!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6iopoU4Pa4

    I like it. You try singing like that.

  2. 2
    Adel Faragalla says:

    The Beatles still rules the world as their music is simple yet so enjoyable and will never dies and they proved that you don’t have to take months to write a song. You just go to the studio and record it live.
    I can’t wait to hear Glenn version of ‘Let it be’ without any disrespect to any musician involved
    Peace

  3. 3
    Rob says:

    Adel, I share your enthusiasm but challenge your assertion that ‘their music is simple’! If you try to perform even their apparently simple early stuff, there always seems to be an unexpected complication, something which does not draw attention to itself but which is nevertheless tricky to get right. ‘ A – 123 123 123 12 12 12 BOOM Little darling…’ OK hardly early but you get the point!

  4. 4
    stoffer says:

    Now that’s an incredible version of Let It Be!! well done GH, thanks for the link @1

  5. 5
    MacGregor says:

    Currently watching the new McCartney 321 doco on Disney streaming of all sites. I am lucky I have a borrowed access to that site only for that one show. Rick Rubin the producer at the mixing console with McCartney going through so many classics, explaining how, where, who & why. Brilliant. Cheers.

  6. 6
    Tommy D says:

    A word of caution everyone: the tracks with Steve and Glenn were on a 2010 release called ‘The Beatles: the rock biographies’. There are a couple of differences for non Purple artists a on my copy Across The Universe is performed by Jackson Brown, Molly Hatchet did Yesterday as well as USSR plus it included Fee Waybill doing Lucy in the Sky and Steve Lukather doing Hey Jude…I’ll stick with my version I think.

  7. 7
    Uwe Hornung says:

    You’re right, Tommy, I wasn’t aware of that release at the time. Shamefully, they didn’t even credit Glenn (or Steve for that matter) on the cover!

    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61uer7AEPkL.jpg

  8. 8
    Adel Faragalla says:

    Rob@3
    My apologies as I only relied on my ears when I made my comments about the Beatles.
    I don’t play instruments or read music hence I respect your point of you.
    DP has wrote a ‘Simple Song’ but my ears were in shock of what I was hearing!!! It was more of a storm on a calm water.
    Peace

  9. 9
    Ted The Mechanic says:

    @6, Spot on. As a Steve fanatic, when I clicked on to this I thought, wait. I’ve heard this already years ago. Off to my extensive album (CD) rack, and, look what I’ve rediscovered Titles be damned!

    Peace,
    Ted

  10. 10
    francis says:

    de mieux en mieux décidemment ils sont en mal d’inspiration? A quand un hommage à Pink Floyd, les Rolling Stones,les Bee Gees???

  11. 11
    Rob says:

    No apologies necessary Adel, I wasn’t criticising your post. Apologies from me if that seemed the case! I am no great shakes as a musician tbh! I play bass badly and sing in a local choral society, but have always experienced that ‘wow, what’s going on here?’ feeling when rehearsing a Beatles number. A good little combo, I think they could go far.

  12. 12
    N95 Mask says:

    Wow! What a butcher show.

  13. 13
    Dr. Bob says:

    Jack Bruce contributing to a tribute album 7 years after his death is a bit of a surprise.

  14. 14
    Terence Dickinson says:

    Where is Gillan doing Helter Skelter?

  15. 15
    Tommy D says:

    Terence (14) Gillan (the band) did Helter Skelter on the Magic album when it was reissued on CD with 8 bonus tracks (the Bernie Marsden composition, South Africa and a version of Smokestack Lightning were also ‘new’) – is this the one you mean or have I missed something?

  16. 16
    Albertino says:

    The tracks with GH and Morse and some others are the same of another Beatles Tribute called Abbey Road : Tribute to the Beatles, released in 2009.

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