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The Best Beatles Covers: Peter Mayer & Nadirah Shakoor, ‘We Can Work It Out’

Hasn't "We Can Work It Out" always sounded like it should be a duet?

PJ Lifestyle Music at Midnight


February 9, 2014 - 5:59 pm


This week, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ debut on American shores, we’re taking a look at some of the best Beatles cover tunes.

Peter Mayer has played guitar and sang in Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band for 25 years, but his solo music blends folk, pop, and jazz in some truly unique ways. In 2009, Mayer recorded an album of Beatles covers entitled Goodbye Hello. On this album, he took “We Can Work It Out” and turned it into a duet with Nadirah Shakoor, also of the Coral Reefers and formerly with Arrested Development.

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With this feature we get to play DJ and share some of our favorite music. Hopefully PJ Lifestyle readers will gain some new favorite songs and artists as a result. Current DJ starting 2/8/2014: Chris Queen. Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisQueen and tweet your picks to him. Image courtesy

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Bryan Ferry's 'It's Only Love'
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The Clarks - "Dear Prudence" (1991).
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OMG..... I mean Oh Em Gee..... the best Beatles cover is by Laibach:
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