Cover versions you like better than the originals

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Re: Cover versions you like better than the originals

Post by chankgeez » Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:45 am

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Re: Cover versions you like better than the originals

Post by psycho*daisies » Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:19 am

:freakout: from Christchurch, NZ
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Re: Cover versions you like better than the originals

Post by psycho*daisies » Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:21 am

Written & originally recorded by John Lee Hooker
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Re: Cover versions you like better than the originals

Post by psycho*daisies » Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:26 am

John Lee Hooker, 1964 Vee-Jay #575
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Re: Cover versions you like better than the originals

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Re: Cover versions you like better than the originals

Post by HorseyBoy » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:05 am

Rufus Thomas and company killing it with a cover of "Tutti Frutti". Great wah, great brassy-sounding fuzzy slide:



https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... uBaYWW4fMM
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Re: Cover versions you like better than the originals

Post by simonm » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:23 pm

:headpop: i just heard this! it's pre Big Star but sounds like an out-take from Like Flies On Sherbert

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Re: Cover versions you like better than the originals

Post by HorseyBoy » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:39 pm

simonm wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:23 pm
:headpop: i just heard this! it's pre Big Star but sounds like an out-take from Like Flies On Sherbert
Dude, whatever you do, if you like "Flies on Sherbert", grab a copy of "Free Again: The 1970 Sessions". Absolutely KILLER. Some of my favourite Chilton stuff ever. :tu:
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Re: Cover versions you like better than the originals

Post by innerflight » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:52 pm

^love that and cheers for the heads up Horsey

Heard this today on the radio, not heard it in years. 801 live :party:

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Re: Cover versions you like better than the originals

Post by simonm » Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:07 pm

HorseyBoy wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:39 pm
simonm wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:23 pm
:headpop: i just heard this! it's pre Big Star but sounds like an out-take from Like Flies On Sherbert
Dude, whatever you do, if you like "Flies on Sherbert", grab a copy of "Free Again: The 1970 Sessions". Absolutely KILLER. Some of my favourite Chilton stuff ever. :tu:
I've always been meaning to get it, is there a decent vinyl version?
fuzz, on Flickr and instagram too
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