Ruby at BBC Radio 2 Beatles – Friday Night Is Music Night: The Beatles Orchestrated

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Guy Garvey presents a unique performance of the Fab Four’s music from Abbey Road Studios, featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Jules Buckley performing with guest singers Cerys Matthews, Katie Melua, Ruby Turner, Mark King and Level 42, Rick Astley, Oli Rockberger and the London Contemporary Voices. The concert takes place in Abbey Road’s iconic Studio One, the setting for many of the Beatles’ groundbreaking sessions of the late 1960’s as heard on albums including Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and Abbey Road, which was released on 26 September 1969. This concert includes rarely heard arrangements of Beatles favourites arranged by their producer and the man dubbed ‘the 5th Beatle’, Sir George Martin. Among the songs featured are Come Together, Something, Golden Slumbers, We Can Work It Out, A Hard Day’s Night, She’s Leaving Home, The Fool On The Hill, The Long and Winding Road and Hey Jude.