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Why new artists get on my nerves...

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Cadillac_Mike, Jan 23, 2021.

  1. NoTeleBob

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    Speaking of covers:

    Here's a cover of Led Zep's cover of When the Levee Breaks. It is WAY better than the Led Zep cover. I'm not a Led Zep fan or of covers of their songs/covers, but these girls kick serious butt on this tune:

     
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    Can’t you just stop talking, - and give the thread back to ‘people’?
     
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    uh . . . .
     
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    "When you saw me in that restaurant

    you could tell i was no debutant

    you asked me what's my pleasure

    [i said ??} a movie or a measure . . .

    yeah, i think you're solid on that one . . .
     
  5. 24 track

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    I refering to recorded covers , gigging bands have no choice but to cover peoples songs and that is fun ,
    but when a well known artist does a bad rendition of a fine original tune it sucks as they butcher their efforts
    and as stated
    JMHO
     
  6. MilwMark

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    Gigging bands absolutely have a choice not to cover songs. They could write and perform their own. Some do so all the time.
     
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    Speaking for my 3 nieces, ages 5 to 10, yes, they are. I spent a lot over Christmas on Disney Princess themed stuff. The nephews, 4 and 8, wanted Ryan's World stuff. Sadly, no musical instrument interest among any of them.
     
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  9. MilwMark

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    I honestly don’t think that is the right analogy. For the general public, the more apt analogy is going to a new restaurant and complaining like they make French toast too much like, but not quite as good as, your normal restaurant.

    More apt still is going on a website for cooks and complaining about someone else’s dish without offering yours.

    IMO.
     
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    I’ve been 20 something when Blondie was in the charts.
    Didn’t know about the original then - for me this is much better!
     
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    Spaceballs, of course. Unless "I'm surrounded by a$$holes!".

    IF you mean Little Wing by SRV, no, Hendrix wins. But SRV's version is a close runner-up.

    Never knew that, just listened. I'm no Brittney fan, Pop music zucks, and I'm a major Stones fan. That said, I'm going to give her "made it her own". I'd never choose to listen to it, but she adapted/arranged it to her style and made it work. I'll give her a checkmark for well done.

    Boomer level +9.

    I think even Bob Dylan said he preferred Jimi's Cover.
     
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    Not to put words in someone else’s mouth but it seemed to me that he was saying we don’t have to show our own work in order to have an opinion.
     
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    Maybe the same difference as between calypso and rocksteady, no?
     
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    Doing a faithful version of an obscure song is a sure way for fans to figure out what a s### band you have once they find the original version, which isn't so hard these days.

    Your graph seems to encourage this type of thing, unless I'm reading it wrong.
     
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    Here's another "better than original" cover:

     
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    I was at a hipster clothing store in Carmel awhile back with my daughter and the girls working there were remarking on this new, 'like totally awesome song', it was some sort of a hipster emo muzak cover of Stairway to Heaven. The 'get off my lawn' came out in me!
     
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    I understand that. But this is ostensibly a site for musicians. Before broad-brush criticizing an entire generation of musicians, and covers, one should post their awesome work in the field, IMO. YMMV.
     
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    sacred is usually the enemy of innovation.
     
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    Oh, there was nothing innovative about this rendition, believe me.
     
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    you realize we are past the age of crediblity, right? The first step is to realize that we aren't Dennis, we aren't even Dennis' dad, we are firmly in the camp of Mr. Wilson. Even the use of this example is proof of it. Whatever we may think is colored by age and stage.. no way around it.

    We are the bald guy with the pony tail if we try.
     
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