One of the most covered songs in history!

9 Oct

One of the most covered songs in history, “Yesterday”, was released on 13 September 1965 in the US, attaining #1 for four weeks on 9 October 1965. It is the 13th track on the album Help and is a game changer in the history of rock and roll.

The first song with only one Beatle on it and hired session musicians.  With the string quartet, this song helped push the rock and roll era into a period of experimentation and creativity never thought possible with rock and roll.

“Yesterday” was voted the best song of the 20th century in a 1999 BBC Radio 2 poll of music experts and listeners and was also voted the No. 1 Pop song of all time by MTV and Rolling Stone magazine the following year. In 1997, the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of FameBroadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) asserts that it was performed over seven million times in the 20th century alone.

“Yesterday” live with an introduction by George.

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