If Beatles cover versions were motorways they would be strewn with pileups and fatalities. And hard shoulders nose to tail with breakdowns awaiting recovery. Cue Cilla Black: I don't think I've ever heard a cover version where the whole meaning of the song has been altered, nay butchered, by changing just a handful of words.
there were times in the great Hank's career he must have looked back and cringed!ReplyDelete
I think the original's an ambiguous song but Cilla's version does seem a bit confused - who's this "we"?ReplyDelete
F - Farrah slacks and round glasses; it must have been his Summer of Love.ReplyDelete
A - Where do you start? I tell you what, let's just remember Alfie and Liverpool Lullaby (Mucky Kid) and pretend this never happened. Move along now - nothing to see here.