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Huey Lewis and the News covering Thin Lizzy.

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by Blazer, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. Blazer

    Blazer Doctor of Teleocity

    Age:
    40
    Dec 2, 2003
    The Netherlands
    And son of a friggin gun they do that band JUSTICE.


    Phil would have been proud.
     
  2. xMercury69x

    xMercury69x Friend of Leo's

    Nov 9, 2012
    Toronto
    Say what you will about these guys, but they are real professionals and it seems to me they had a few hits back in the day...
     
  3. telepath

    telepath Friend of Leo's

    Jun 26, 2009
    Wales, UK
    I was all set to dislike it , from the second that I read the description.
    ..
    Pretty damn good version! :D
     
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  5. stax

    stax Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 5, 2006
    Brentwood U.K.
    Same here, great version.
     
  6. hekawi

    hekawi Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    59
    Apr 29, 2003
    greenville, sc
    sweet! love that dual lead guitar part.
     
  7. mr natural

    mr natural Friend of Leo's

    I know it's "cool" to hate on them but all the live footage I've seen of them was pretty impressive. I remember them doing an a capella Star Spangled Banner in 4 part harmony before a baseball game and they just killed it. Very professional band and way better than that noise all the kids are listening to these days.
    -Mr. N.
     
  8. Lowbassnotes

    Lowbassnotes Friend of Leo's

    Feb 7, 2012
    Pacific Rim USA
    I used to think Huey was boring stuff but I've come to appreciate his recordings as well polished and well thought out. I've come to like his voice too.

    From wikipedia:

    Under the name "Huey Harp," Lewis played harmonica on Thin Lizzy's 1978 landmark album Live and Dangerous.
     
  9. Skully

    Skully Doctor of Teleocity

    Jun 12, 2003
    Glamorous NoHo
    And his group Clover was the backing band on Elvis Costello's "My Aim is True."
     
  10. Vortexan

    Vortexan Friend of Leo's

    Feb 7, 2010
    Houston, Texas
  11. kevoz

    kevoz Tele-Holic

    522
    Oct 29, 2012
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    Great tribute.
     
  12. Lowbassnotes

    Lowbassnotes Friend of Leo's

    Feb 7, 2012
    Pacific Rim USA
    If that isn't street cred I don't know what is.
     
  13. Hucklebilly

    Hucklebilly Tele-Holic

    949
    Mar 17, 2003
    Huey seems to have kept pretty good company. Check out the two-minute mark of this video:

    Albert Lee - Sweet Little Lisa overdub

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1Rx-zaBjow

    Bonus: if you check out the 2:55 mark, you'll see where the Thin Lizzy connection comes in!
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2013
  14. BritishBluesBoy

    BritishBluesBoy Doctor of Teleocity

    Oct 19, 2006
    Brooklyn, NY
    I really wanted t hate that but I gotta say, it was pretty darned good. A bit too slick for me - but those guys can play.

    This is just so ballsy though... And Huey just ain't. Know what I mean?

     
  15. KyAnne

    KyAnne Tele-Holic

    743
    Oct 8, 2011
    Swamps of Louisiana
    Man, my better half and I went to see them in Baton Rouge at the L'auberge when we were there and they were OUTSTANDING! Truly professional act 1st Class all the way.
     
  16. dan1952

    dan1952 Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    63
    Jun 24, 2004
    Anderson, IN
    People forget how rockin' HL was at the time, compared to the 80's synth pop that was in vogue at the time. They had plenty of "street cred"...
     
  17. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Doctor of Teleocity

    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
  18. Peas

    Peas Tele-Meister

    115
    Feb 25, 2013
    Jam Town
    Huey Lewis and the News is the greatest American rock and roll band of all time.

    Think about it.
     
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