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Screen13 05-13-2012 03:16 PM

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Originally Posted by Howard the Duck (Post 1188690)
but a "brilliant" shambling wreck

Agree. It's a brilliant and emotional shambling wreck that seriously reflected the State of the Star at the time.

Actually, "shambling wreck of an album" is taken from an AllMusic review that deservedly gave it 5/5.

http://www.allmusic.com/album/thirds...s-r1880/review

Screen13 05-16-2012 05:36 PM



Seriously THE version for me. Very powerful stuff!

The7thFret 05-16-2012 06:17 PM

A Perfect Circle - Passive

The7thFret 05-16-2012 06:17 PM

All Along the Watchtower - Jimi

Screen13 05-16-2012 06:31 PM

Speaking of Hendrix, he's also done a definitive version of this...


Screen13 05-16-2012 06:34 PM

Not as classic as Hendrix's version, but kind of close...



Never really got into the fast version, made famous by The Leaves (too tinny). The Byrds did a sloppy album-filler version (my opinion) although Love did do a great fast one.

In the capture pic, the short hair was producer Brian Ross. Sean is on the right side of Ross (in hat) while to the left is soon to be mega producer Keith Olsen.

ElephantSack 05-17-2012 12:38 AM

"I Fought the Law" by Dead Kennedys

balinade 12-25-2012 01:14 PM

A cover that made a lousy song great?
 
I was listening to Jimi Hendrix "All along the watchtower" and then listend to Dylan's version. Hendrix won big time for me!!! So i thought is there a chance that a cover can take a lousy song and make it a great song (my example is not so good since Dylan song is not lousy...) ? Couldn't find any, do you have some?

appleghost 12-27-2012 03:50 AM


Tricky - Piece Of Me - YouTube

desperateK 12-27-2012 05:53 AM

Not a lousy original, but I always loved the cover that a band called The Rogers Sisters did of the song 'Object' by The Cure. Far more energetic and pop-punky


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