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046 – Hey Jude – Muammar Gaddafi

 
 
 
Original version recorded August 26 1968
Ukulele version recorded April 1 2011
 
Lead Vocal : Muammar Gaddafi
Choir: Mike Harvey
Ukulele and everything else: David Barratt
 
Produced by David Barratt at The Abattoir Of Good Taste, Brooklyn
 
Written by Paul McCartney
Credited to Lennon/McCartney
 
 
ABOUT THE ARTIST
 
1942: Muammar Gaddafi born near Sirte, Libya
1969: Seizes power from King Idris in bloodless coup
1973: Declares "cultural revolution", with formation of "people’s committees"
1977: Declares "people’s revolution", creating the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriyah
1986: US soldiers targeted in Berlin disco attack, three killed; US bombs Tripoli and Benghazi, killing dozens
1988: 270 people killed in bombing of Pan Am jet over Lockerbie
1992: UN imposes sanctions to pressure Libya into handing over Lockerbie bombing suspects
1999: Lockerbie suspects handed over; UN sanctions suspended
2003: Libya takes responsibility for Lockerbie, renounces weapons of mass destruction
2008: Libya and US sign compensation deal for bombings by both sides
2009: Lockerbie bomber freed
2011: Records for The Beatles Complete On Ukulele at his country revolts

 

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