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#141 gingerjon

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:35 PM


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#142 gingerjon

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 12:55 PM

We're not exactly flooded with Dream Academy covers but this is the leader in that group for mine


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#143 Mistress_Marlowe

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 09:32 PM

This...

http://www.youtube.c...bed/j8e4kla7Hd0

as a cover of this...

http://www.youtube.c...bed/n3Io_5CEMiI

Edited by Mistress_Marlowe, 01 March 2013 - 09:36 PM.

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#144 Leeds Wire

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 05:41 PM

Not sure if I've posted this before, but here's a link to a fantastic, suprising range of cover versions. The AV Club website invited the public to nominate songs for bands to cover, then a load of bands were invited into the studio to choose which one they wanted to cover. Each time a song was performed it was crossed off the list. The project is now in its fourth season and all the covers are free to view and listen to.

Some of the covers are brilliantly done and some are just bobbins, but they are all interesting. See what you think... here's 2012's tunes:

http://www.avclub.co...undercover-2012

#145 gingerjon

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 02:43 PM

The Speed of the Sound of Loneliness done by a northern 'folk' singer

 


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#146 Leeds Wire

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:53 PM

Reggae "Professor" covers Culture's They Never Love" live. What a talent he is.

 



#147 Leeds Wire

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 09:02 PM

The ultimate cover version: Taking a legendary Jimmy Cliff song and transforming it into something so completely different. Brilliant stuff by a truly great band.

 



#148 Trojan

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Posted 25 May 2013 - 04:22 PM

This

 

or this


Edited by Trojan, 26 May 2013 - 12:40 PM.

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#149 gingerjon

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:59 AM

The world needs Twisted Sister doing the Shangri-Las

 

http://www.youtube.c...h?v=cO_brEreGLw


Edited by gingerjon, 03 July 2013 - 10:00 AM.

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#150 Johnoco

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 10:06 AM

The world needs Twisted Sister doing the Shangri-Las

http://www.youtube.c...h?v=cO_brEreGLw

Anne Nightingale used to play that every week on her Sunday night show about 1984.

If you can be arsed, there is also some excellent footage of their lead singer facing the PMRC panel and absolutely tearing their arguments to pieces. Dee Snyder v PMRC or similar.

No I don't care if you're if you're into different bands

No cause for so much hatred, I'm just a different man

Pull off that cover, I will too, and learn to understand

With music deep inside we'll make world unity our plan

 

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#151 gingerjon

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 10:28 AM

Anne Nightingale used to play that every week on her Sunday night show about 1984.

If you can be arsed, there is also some excellent footage of their lead singer facing the PMRC panel and absolutely tearing their arguments to pieces. Dee Snyder v PMRC or similar.

 

I saw the links, I'll have a look later.


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#152 Phil

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 06:59 PM

The ultimate cover version: Taking a legendary Jimmy Cliff song and transforming it into something so completely different. Brilliant stuff by a truly great band.

 

 

 

Johnny Nash actually 


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#153 Ullman

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 02:16 PM

Monster Magnet's version of Donovan's Three Kingfishers

 


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#154 Trojan

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Posted 15 March 2014 - 12:40 AM


"Your a one trick pony Trojan" - Parksider 10th March 2013




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