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DON'T LET ME DOWN * MARCIA GRIFFITHS * HARRY J * JA

 A rare credit goes to Lennon & McCartney on producer Harry Johnson's issue of the Beatles song by Marcia Griffiths; he also released an instrumental version by the Harry J All Stars / Jay Boys. Beatles songs have had their fair share of Jamaican cover versions which include: Yesterday by Dandy, Yesterday - Tyrone Taylor, Hey Jude - John Holt, Come Together - The Israelites, Something - Phyllis Dillon, Something - Susan Cadogan, Let It Be - Nicky Thomas, Get Back - Anonymously Yours, Hey Jude - The Dynamites, Hey Jude - Joes All Stars, My Sweet Lord - Fitzroy Sterling, My Sweet Lord - Keith Lynn, My Sweet Lord - Ken Lazarus, World Without Love - Del Davis, Give Peace A Chance - The Maytals, Lady Madonna - The Crystalites, Blackbirds Singing - Roslyn Sweet And The Paragons, Blackbirds Singing - Desmond Dekker, Eleanor Rigby - BB Seaton, Something - Johnny Arthey Orchestra, Yesterday - Jackie Edwards, My Love - Ken Boothe, Happy Xmas (War Is Over) - John Holt, Norwegian Wood - Marshall Williams, Norwegian Wood - Jackie Mittoo, Ob La Di Ob La Da - Joyce Bond, Ob La Di Ob La Da - The Heptones, I Will - John Holt, In My Life - Jackie Robinson, Carry That Weight and More Weight - Dobby Dobson, Imagine - Susan Cadogan, You Never Know (Ill Be Back) - Errol Dunkley, And I Love Her - The Mohawks, All Day Night (A Hard Days Night) - Sugar Minott, Here Comes The Sun - Sharon Forrester, Here Comes The Sun - Dawn Penn and Let It Be - The Soulettes. I'm sure there are at least as many again, good bad and indifferent, as some of these mentioned here are.


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