" What would the Beatles have done if they had toured in 1969? (Their last public performance was in 1966, and most of their later material was never performed live). Would they have re-created their albums exactly or would they have adapted the music for a live setting? Something tells me they would have gotten creative."
"The horns really shone in "Strawberry Fields." That was the best live rendition of "Strawberry Fields" that I've ever heard. Just shake-your-head unbelievable. They had it down to a science, with Michael breaking out the clarinet for that weird ending part."
Sgt. Pepper takes the stage Friday night: Beatles cover band plays Asheville
"Even when I was 7 years old, I knew there was something different about the Beatles. The other great classic rock bands —The Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, etc. — although unique, they could always be categorized as 'classic rock'. But the Beatles crossed so many boundaries and had so many different sounds and styles."
"Many who have seen the group’s show rave at their devotion to the material, and word is that watching them air out these majestic rock gems only further cements one’s awareness of just how unique and transcendent some of this stuff truly is."
"Abbey Road Live's attention to detail was a constant highlight, such as the lines of Italian included in "Sun King" or how the band suddenly stopped playing after several minutes of "I Want You (She's So Heavy)."
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"I LOVED that Abbey Road Live band!!! They were AWESOME!! I would go see them anywhere I could. If it wasn't so fun watching them enjoy playing, one could close their eyes and have a great idea of what an Abbey Road tour would have sounded like, just AWESOME!"