Far removed from the intricacy and beauty that characterizes Yo La Tengo's official covers LP Fakebook, Murdering the Classics lurches and stumbles its way through pop milestones spanning from Archie Bell & the Drells' "Tighten Up" to "The Hokey Pokey" to the Shea Stadium perennial "Meet the Mets." Chord changes are flubbed, lyrics are mangled, and medleys are patched together from little 7/ Check out Yo La Tengo is Murdering the Classics by Yo La Tengo on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on tiasabsodersfecsibasournewssuanhahy.coinfo5/5(2). Editors’ Notes With a title inspired by an old Spike Jones LP, Yo La Tengo Is Murdering the Classics delivers exactly what its title claims. As the "house band" for the New Jersey listener-supported freeform radio station WFMU, Yo La Tengo has raised money annually by agreeing to perform listener requests in exchange for pledges.