Dave Grohl, the former drummer of Nirvana and the founder of Foo Fighters, has shared 5 of his favorite Beatles songs and their significance to him while mentioning his former bandmate Kurt Cobain.
During an interview Grohl gave to BBC Radio 2 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road‘ in 2019, he revealed how the legendary band has contributed to his musical taste and vision over the years. Dave Grohl unveiled 5 of the best The Beatles songs ever by explaining what the songs mean to him.
Grohl said that ‘Hey Bulldog‘ is a special song for him since he performed the song with ELO’s Jeff Lyne at the Grammys in 2014. He continued with ‘I Want You‘, which affected Dave Grohl with its dark and deep riff part.
The next favorite of Grohl was revealed as ‘Something‘, which was penned by George Harrison inspiringly. He also added ‘In My Life‘ to the list, which was played during the funeral service of Kurt Cobain. Grohl said that this song was used at the funeral to celebrate Kurt’s love of The Beatles one last time.
Dave Grohl did not forget to include the iconic song of The Beatles ‘Hey Jude‘ to his top list. He told that it was the first The Beatles song he ever heard. Grohl said that he listened to the song when he was four or five years old and the song introduced him to the rock ‘n’ roll world.
Here is the rest of Grohl’s favorites:
- ‘All My Loving’
- ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’
- ‘Eight Days a Week’
- ‘I Am the Walrus’
- ‘Two of Us’
- ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’
You can see the full interview here.