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Lennon Live - 12/08/2005, Abbey Road Studios, London & Sirius (?) Studios, Manhattan, 2 CD, SBD (FM), A+/A, 104 min.

Track listing:
Disc 1

01 Gomez - Hey Bulldog
02 Sugababes - Come Together
03 Joseph Arthur - Across The Universe
04 Sugababes - A Hard Day's Night
05 Stephen Fretwell - In My Life
06 Lulu - Rock'n' Roll Music
07 Dave Matthews - Good Morning, Good Morning
08 Paul Carrack - Girl
09 Teddy Thompson - You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
10 Badly Drawn Boy - Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
11 Dave Matthews - Watching The Wheels
12 Jamie Cullum - Jealous Guy
13 Stereo MCs - Tomorrow Never Knows
14 Gomez - Instant Karma
15 Dr John - Revolution
16 Badly Drawn Boy - Look At Me

Disc 2

17 Teddy Thompson - I'm Only Sleeping
18 Lulu - Don't Let Me Down
19 Stephen Fretwell - How
20 Trash Can Sinatras - Woman
21 Trash Can Sinatras - Free As A Bird
22 Marti Pellow - Oh My Love
23 Daryl Hall - Julia
24 Daryl Hall - All You Need Is Love
25 Stereo MCs - I Am The Walrus
26 Katie Melua - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
27 Katie Melua - Cry Baby Cry
28 The Delays - Beautiful Boy
29 Paul Weller - Love
30 Jamie Cullum - Real Love
31 Joseph Arthur - Imagine
32 The Delays - Give Peace A Chance


Stuart Maconie took us through a night of very special artists performing their chosen Lennon songs in order to reflect on the power of the music and the influence of the man. Radio 2 broadcast from Abbey Rd Studio 2, the historic venue in which The Beatles recorded virtually everything they ever made, and from studios in the USA. Abbey Rd Studio 2 is full of atmosphere and nostalgia. Barring the occasional coat of paint, little has changed since The Beatles changed the musical world in there, for obvious reasons. In one corner is the old Bechstein upright piano used to record Lady Madonna. In another a newer, smaller upright which was allegedly used for A Day In The Life. Two chords on both confirm the myths instantly.

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