WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 4: Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler (L) and guitarists Joe Perry (R) and Brad Whitford (C) perform on the 2003 "NFL Kickoff Live from the National Mall" September 4, 2003 in Washington, DC. Thousands of American military personnel will attend the concert featuring Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige, Aerosmith, Good Charlotte and Aretha Franklin. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

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Aerosmith: “Come Together”

The Hook: Producer George Martin said, ‘Just do it,’ and they just did it.

Album: The Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band movie soundtrack

Year: 1978

Writers: John Lennon and Paul McCartney

Stats: Peaked at number-23 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Background: Aerosmith got to work with The Beatles’ producer on their version of John Lennon’s “Come Together” for the 1978 Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band movie soundtrack. Singer Steven Tyler recalls the session.

Singer Steven Tyler on working with The Beatles’ producer on Aerosmith’s cover of “Come Together.” OC:…real good. :15

“George Martin came to the studio and I said, ‘How do you want this. you know? Medium rare? Light?’ [He goes] ‘Let’s just do it.’ And we did it and we went out and ordered a bottle of Scotch and just sat there because he said, ‘You guys got it. Just get it down good and that’s it.’ And he meant it. It came out real good.”