R&R Cup '17 - The Finals, Match 13: done

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R&R Cup '17 - The Finals, Match 13: done

Postby fange » 17 May 2017, 05:04

A
Roy Montrell - (Every Time I Hear) That Mellow Saxophone



vs.


B
Little Richard - Kansas City (Hey Hey Hey)
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Re: R&R Cup '17 - The Finals, Match 13

Postby Ragye » 17 May 2017, 12:50

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A - not my idea of mellow, man, and all the better for it. Know nothing about this guy, but that's a ripe noise coming from the tenor man, and a fine piece of shouting from Mr Montrell. Nice. 6.5 / 10
B - I was wondering if we would see any big hitters in the final, considering the hatzing some of them got. With the call and response and vocal group, this verges towards early soul territory, and there's some tremendous saxing on this, but something is missing. Where is Penniman pounding piano? I miss him. 6 / 10

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - The Finals, Match 13

Postby The Write Profile » 18 May 2017, 09:07

My favourite version of this is actually the Beatles version, but you can't deny Little Richard giving it a real holler. B
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Re: R&R Cup '17 - The Finals, Match 13

Postby toomanyhatz » 19 May 2017, 02:10

Ragye wrote:...hatzing...


:D

Indeed.

Yeah, maybe it's wrong to have silly rules about these things, but we've seen what happens when people don't vote carefully.

Anyway, nothing against Richard, but this has TWO strikes - it flouts both the "covered by a famous rock band" (better, in this case, imo) rule and the "known song by a known artist" one. If A sucked that would be one thing, but it's great - wild, untamed R&B played and sung with unbridled enthusiasm. And most refreshingly, considering all the LR copying that's gone on, it doesn't really sound like him.
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Postby martha » 19 May 2017, 04:30

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - The Finals, Match 13

Postby Velvis » 19 May 2017, 19:37

A is pretty great. Never heard it before.
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Re: R&R Cup '17 - The Finals, Match 13

Postby fange » 20 May 2017, 11:54

A Specialty battle! Wonderful stuff. Montrell was a studio legend in New Orleans, playing guitar on hundreds of other people's records but only ever cutting a couple of his own. A shame, because this one is just brilliant.


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Postby T. Willy Rye » 20 May 2017, 15:51

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Postby pcqgod » 20 May 2017, 22:26

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Postby never/ever » 20 May 2017, 22:34

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - The Finals, Match 13

Postby Osgood » 22 May 2017, 10:59

I must confess I had never heard B and it has pleasantly surprised me, partly because I have always found the Beatles take one of the low points in For Sale. I could have voted for it had it not been paired with such a great opponent. Sorry

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - The Finals, Match 13

Postby bhoywonder » 23 May 2017, 11:31

Much as I hate to vote against Little Richard, this isn't his best.

A for me.

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - The Finals, Match 13

Postby sloopjohnc » 23 May 2017, 22:07

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - The Finals, Match 13

Postby fange » 24 May 2017, 06:38

fange wrote:A
Roy Montrell - (Every Time I Hear) That Mellow Saxophone


vs.

B
Little Richard - Kansas City (Hey Hey Hey)


A: fange - 13

B: Write Profile - 4
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