sings please please me

by admiral

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*3-song cd/digi (iTunes, et al) official release 3/22/14*

"Admiral sings Please Please Me" features re-interpreted versions of three of the songs originally found on the Beatles' "Please Please Me" LP. The initial catalyst behind this effort was John Lennon's assertion (in a 1980 interview) that the song Please Please Me was "my attempt to write a Roy Orbison song" (Paul McCartney later stated that "George Martin up-tempo-ed it" when the band went to record it).

Admiral - led by Alan Grandy (Sputnik, the terrible parade) and featuring cohorts Jeff Harmon, Chris Solt (both fr. Sputnik), and Marky Ray (the terrible parade) - aim at evoking the spirits of early Beatles influences such as Orbison, the Everly Brothers, and Hank Marvin & the Shadows in order to "re-imagine" (so to speak) the songs featured on the ep.


released February 10, 2014

cd/digi release date: 22 March 2014

Alan Grandy - vocals, guitar
Jeff Harmon - drums, vocals
Marky Ray - bass, vocals
Chris Solt - guitar

recorded at the big house, euclid, OH
produced and arranged by admiral

original cover art by Greg Eyman
graphic realization - aggrafix

all songs by Lennon & McCartney except "a taste of honey" by Scott & Marlow


"Admiral Sings 'Please Please Me' and 2 Other Songs" cd/digi will be available on 3/22/14 through



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