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Todd Rungren to perform songs from his favorite Beatles album on Fab Four-themed tribute tour – Everett Post

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Todd Rundgren is one of many acclaimed musicians participating in the 2022 edition of “It Was Fifty Years Ago Today: A Tribute to The Beatlestour, which kicked off last week.

While the 2019 edition of the trek featured songs from The Beatles’ self-titled 1967 album, aka The White Album, this tour focuses on 1965’s Rubber Soul and 1966’s Revolver.

Todd, who was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last year, told ABC Audio that although he’s a fan of Rubber Soul, Revolver is his favorite Fab Four album.

“When they made Revolver…[they] actually redefine[ed] the [rock] kind of,” notes Rundgren, “adding in tape loops and backwards guitar solos and things like that, all kinds of studio techniques that nobody had used before.

Todd says that when it came time to choose songs to perform during the trek, he immediately “grabbed” two Revolver tracks that were part of the Beatles’ early forays into psychedelia – “She Said, She Said” and “Tomorrow Never Knows”.

“I said, ‘No one else does that but me,'” Rundgren recalled with a laugh. “No one else has taken as many drugs as me in this group, and therefore I qualify.”

Join Todd on the outing are Christopher Crossfounder Moody Blues and wings member Denny Laine, bad fingerit’s Joey Molland and old Chicago singer/bassist Jason Scheff. Each artist performs several Beatles songs, as well as some of the best-known songs from their own career.

Rundgren says the tour members’ own hits “get just as great a response” as the Fab Four songs during the show.

The tour continues tonight in Red Bank, New Jersey, and wraps up March 27 in Kansas City, Missouri. Visit GlassOnyonPR.com for a full list of dates.

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