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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby Tonto Papadopoulos » 07 Feb 2018, 18:57

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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

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I think everyone under 65 heard Bowie's first, didn't they?
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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby Rayge » 07 Feb 2018, 19:55

Sneelock wrote:Yesterday I heard “All I Really wanna do” by Sonny & Cher.


Isn't that just Cher? Too lazy to check :)
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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby sneelock » 07 Feb 2018, 19:57

Yeah but you can HEAR Sonny on it. Well, unless she was a ventriloquist or something.
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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby Snarfyguy » 07 Feb 2018, 19:57

Rayge wrote:
Sneelock wrote:Yesterday I heard “All I Really wanna do” by Sonny & Cher.


Isn't that just Cher? Too lazy to check :)

They're both such godawful singers. I don't want to know.
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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby Rayge » 07 Feb 2018, 19:58

sloopjohnc wrote:
I've grown to love the original.


This one?

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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby sloopjohnc » 07 Feb 2018, 22:09

Rayge wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:
I've grown to love the original.


This one?



No, the Contours one. I thought that was the original.

Is there a caveman version going back farther?

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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby pcqgod » 07 Feb 2018, 23:54

To this day, I'm pretty sure the only version of "Diamonds and Rust" I've heard is the Judas Priest version.
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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby sneelock » 08 Feb 2018, 06:00

Somewhere somebody wearing Birkenstocks is crying.
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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

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pcqgod wrote:To this day, I'm pretty sure the only version of "Diamonds and Rust" I've heard is the Judas Priest version.



consider yourself blessed.
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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby The Modernist » 08 Feb 2018, 11:02

OCT wrote:
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Same for me. I might have heard the original 'Shapes of Things' first.


Almost the opposite for me, but I didn't hear 'Pin Ups' for a long time. When I was buying Bowie albums that was regarded as very much bottom of the pile.

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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby The Modernist » 08 Feb 2018, 11:03

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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby sloopjohnc » 08 Feb 2018, 16:18

The Slider wrote:
pcqgod wrote:To this day, I'm pretty sure the only version of "Diamonds and Rust" I've heard is the Judas Priest version.



consider yourself blessed.


:lol:

Yeah, not a big fan of the original either. Not a big fan of Baez in general, to be honest.

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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby Loki » 08 Feb 2018, 22:10

The Slider wrote:I think everyone under 65 heard Bowie's first, didn't they?


Nope.
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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby trans-chigley express » 08 Feb 2018, 23:20

The Modernist wrote:
OCT wrote:
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Same for me. I might have heard the original 'Shapes of Things' first.


Almost the opposite for me, but I didn't hear 'Pin Ups' for a long time. When I was buying Bowie albums that was regarded as very much bottom of the pile.

Same for me , I’d never heard it until I bought the Five Years box set from a few years ago. It confirmed what I’d always suspected that it was one of his least essential albums.

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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby Pansy Puff » 09 Feb 2018, 06:38

But his version of Sorrow is magnificent, no?
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Postby Wally Bingbang » 14 Feb 2018, 15:44

Was just reminded of this...

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Re: Covers you heard first. . .

Postby Pansy Puff » 14 Feb 2018, 15:50

Although I probably use The Sonics' version as my reference now.


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