Check out Nicki Richards‘ cover of the Beatles song “I’ll be back”! Click here to listen & download the song (it’s FREE!)! “For this project, I thought I’d bring a little Africa to the Beatles, just because…. And so what if I’m a Huxtable.”
Nicki Richards has recorded and performed over the years with Madonna, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Mick Jagger, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Gloria Estefan, Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder, Linda Ronstadt, Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott, Lenny Kravitz, Anastacia, Bette Midler, Maxi Priest, the Rev. Al Green, and that’s just scratching the surface….
She’s had two of her own albums out (“Naked to the World” and “Nicki”) which she wrote and produced. She was a Grand Prize Winner on Star Search. She performs on the children’s television show “Between The Lions” on PBS.
She currently lives in New York and continues to relentlessly sing, write, produce, arrange, play and perform music.
Original version recorded June 1 1964
Ukulele version recorded August 2010
Written by John Lennon
Credited to Lennon/McCartney
Nicki Richards: vocals, synthesizer and drum programming
Hasan Bakr: kalimba
Ayodele Maakheru: tenor ukulele
Produced and arranged by Nicki Richards for Hydrus Music
Mixed by Nicki Richards for Hydrus Music and Pablo Arraya for Audio Piranha Group, New York, NY