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Tenacious D Does the “Abbey Road” Medley

Jack Black has lovingly one-upped another giant in Tenacious D’s recent Beatles tribute. The release comes on the heels of a series of viral Instagram videos in which Black challenged Chris Hemsworth for the role of Thor. Black’s joyful shirtless dancing and hammering made many realize what some of us have long known: Jack Black is one of the sexiest men alive.

Tenacious D’s hilarious spin on the bookends of the Abbey Road medley gives more of Black’s signature moves and gestures (which often show off how good he is with his fingers) while musically realizing the truth about the love that’s been there sleeping.

Ram on … (click here for the full CultureSonar article)

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Blac Rabbit: Turning on the Beatles Today (CultureSonar)

An all-black psychedelic rock band from Brooklyn on tour now, Blac Rabbit devotes the second half of their set to the Beatles. These energetic covers, especially later songs like “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “I Want You (She’s So Heavy),” are faithful in the best ways—and unfaithful in the best ways, too. Ram on … 

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Macca’s Jacca Revelation: More than a Sexy One Off (CultureSonar)

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“She Loves You”: The Beatles, Girl Culture, and The Ed Sullivan Show (Antenna)

February 9, 1964: a dark-haired girl gazes into the box perched in her family’s kitchen. Paul McCartney’s face, framed in a close-up on that TV set, shines on the screen. The girl doesn’t take her eyes off of him and his mop-topped cohorts while her younger sisters lean forward and smile, equally mesmerized. Their dad, however, looks down with just a hint of disapproval, as the family watches the Beatles perform on The Ed Sullivan Show… Ram on …