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Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?

Started this discussion. Last reply by RTZGUITARS Feb 11. 18 Replies

Some  people love covers, some don't.  I personally love them.  My favorite covers are when a band you would'nt expect covers a song, puts their spin on it and nails it.  For example Devo's cover of…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Andries D. EKER Feb 2. 8 Replies

If you like to record your own music and want feedback please read. I started recording my own music 7 years ago in my basement usually late at night 11pm to 3am while everyone else is sleeping.  I…Continue

 

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JRK replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"Here is a copy of a cover I did a while back. I have this thing about Stalker love songs. Pop love songs that are really stalker songs  like Every Breath You Take.   I really messed this one up to make it sound like a…"
Feb 10
JRK replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"Those are great covers.  I love the cardboard dulcimer.  Great sound."
Feb 10
Brian Thompson replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"It's an interesting question and one that will have many opinions, sometimes dependent on playing experience. Whatever view is taken, learning to play a cover can teach you a lot. From a beginner learning three chords to play 'When The…"
Feb 9
Uncle John replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"Just check out the CBN video sections.  Lots of covers."
Feb 8
Jim Morris replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"https://youtu.be/d4_iQ3D88A8 Here's one of my covers of a Townes Van Zandt/Stones song that you covered just for comparison purposes. Here's my take on a Tom Petty song https://youtu.be/ec2jMri-M4I"
Feb 8
JRK replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"Does anybody have any of their own recorded covers they could share?  It would be cool to hear some examples of different spins on the original cover.  Thanks, JRK"
Feb 8
darryl kernaghan replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"There is a lot of room to move, in doing covers, different tempo's, can completely change a tune, sometimes making it a whole new tune, but doing it copy style , puts you at the risk of not being able to match the ability of the originator, and…"
Feb 8
Uncle John replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"Jim Morris is right.  If you do covers, don't try to be a juke box.  Be your self."
Feb 8
Jim Morris replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"Cover but re-invent. Johnny Cash's Won't Back Down and his version of NIN's Hurt from his last album are some great examples. "
Feb 8
Uncle John replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"People like to hear stuff they know. "
Feb 8
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Paul Craig replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"Samantha Fish did a couple of covers including War Pigs, she did a great job. Almost half of Van Halen's songs were cover tunes - You Really Got Me, You're No Good, Somebody Get Me A Doctor, Women And Children First, Dancing In The…"
Feb 3
Andries D. EKER replied to JRK's discussion Making music.
"Thanks That exspains a bunch! im like a time traveler exsploring the stuff, verry selfaware how you aproche your input and you set your path, quit the other way around from me, early BS was in there for me to but never as Heavy Metal, but those…"
Feb 2
Andries D. EKER replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"Oke ! That was it? thanks for the upload in general Nice like i sayed i like your minimal aprouch to the Tunes, you are verry musical i can tell, and you got a wiff of humor in your compositions that i like aswell! i say  keep on doing it, you…"
Feb 2
JRK replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"You asked for it."
Feb 2
Andries D. EKER replied to JRK's discussion Cover songs, Love em Or Leave em?
"Like your minimal composing style JRK ,dead flowers on this portion ,Horse was a lenghy critter but the end paid of, nice! Down ,did not do it for me ,a bit out of sinc ,not that it was, but it felt that way! Thanks for the upload ! Any More?"
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My wife got me a CBG kit for xmas.
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The simplicity and how good it sounds. I like open tunings as well.

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At 9:30pm on January 3, 2019, BrianQ. said…

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