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I read the news today, oh boy

Cheap Trick, the rumor mill has it, might soon be residing at the Las Vegas Hilton, performing The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. (They played the same show to rave reviews last year at the Hollywood Bowl.) Hilton execs won’t confirm or deny that rumor, but it got us thinking: What’s next?

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Spandau Ballet covering The Everly Brothers?

The Pet Shop Boys covering The Animals?

Rick Astley covering David Bowie?

The Doobie Brothers covering The Allman Brothers?

The current Beach Boys covering … the original Beach Boys? Oh wait, that’s already happening.

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