New York City Buskers Sound Just Like the Beatles

From Matt Whit­lock comes a tweet fea­tur­ing Amiri and Rahiem Tay­lor, two New York City buskers, singing a spot-on ver­sion of The Bea­t­les’ “Eight Days a Week.” Close your eyes and imag­ine lis­ten­ing to John and Paul.

Accord­ing to their web­site, Amiri and Rahiem are twins from Bed Stuy, Brook­lyn. And although they grew up “sur­round­ed by hip hop cul­ture and all it’s glo­ry,” they had expo­sure to pop and funk, and they’ve steadi­ly built up a Bea­t­les reper­toire. You can find plen­ty oth­er Bea­t­les cov­ers by the twins on YouTube. Enjoy.

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Relat­ed Con­tent:

Neil Young Busk­ing in Glas­gow, 1976: The Sto­ry Behind the Footage

80s Pop Singer Jim­my Somerville Sur­pris­es Ger­man Street Musi­cian as the Busker Sings Somerville’s Hit

Bono and Glen Hansard Busk­ing in Dublin on Christ­mas Eve


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