Hey cover band people- What songs have you added lately?

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  1. screamtone

    screamtone Supporting Member

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    What tunes have you added to your playlist lately? How did they go over? What are you adding next?

    Some of our recent adds:

    "Telephone Song" - SRV and Jimmy Vaughan (from the "Family Style" album
    "Waiting on the World.." and "Gravity" - Mayer. Chicks like him. :cool:
    "Fast as You" - Dwight Yokum
    "Respectable" - Stones. This one didn't work out so well.

    Let's hear what everyone else has been working on.
     
  2. wooldl

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    4th of July, Shooter Jennings
    I know a Little, Skynyrd
    God Bless Texas, Little Texas
    Dreams, Molly Hatchet

    :band
     
  3. Wooley

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    We only have two covers in my current band:

    "You Ain't Goin' Nowhere" by Bob Dylan, which we do totally electrified and somewhat rocked up, with me singing duet with a woman (who is a little too folky for my tastes).

    "Wooden Ships" by CSN/Jefferson Airplane, which we do as the centerpiece to an original jam, as it turned out to have a similar chord progression, and we liked it because it is just obscure enough, but is a killer song.
     
  4. Tadams

    Tadams Silver Supporting Member

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    "Respectable" didn't go over? That is one of our never-fail dance songs.
     
  5. Adwex

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    Recently added:

    "Hymn 43", and "Cross Eyed Mary" - Jethro Tull (the singer plays the flute fills)
    "My Wife" - The Who
    "Godzilla" - Blue Oyster Cult
    "Badge" - Cream
    "When I'm Gone" - Three Doors Down
    "Sedated" - Ramones

    We'll probably add:
    "Two Tickets To Paradise" - Eddie Money
     
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    Zamboni Song--Gear Daddies

    I'm From The Country--Tracy Byrd
     
  8. loudboy

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    Kissed A Girl - Decent reaction. Not as big as hoped.

    So What - Pink, this tanked horribly. I've NEVER seen a song go over so poorly, and that's saying something...

    Keep Your Hat On - OK, not great.

    I Love Rock-n-Roll - Good response, keyboard player sings this, so it's not as strng as if our frontgirl did it.

    American Girl - Great response.

    Word Up - Great response.
     
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    sweet!
     
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    This confirms what I've thought for awhile about some 'popular' songs. They aren't necessarily popular because people actually like them.

    It's all about how recognizable stuff is, isnt it? If people can 'fill in the blanks' in their mind, they'll enjoy the cover. If its something newer that was a 'flavor of the month' type song, they'll hit the bar or the bathroom. I can't imagine that American Girl wouldn't go over just about anywhere, at any type of venue.

    With that said, sometimes older stuff that you'd think lots of people would know still doesn't go over that well. Its a moving target.
     
  11. screamtone

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    I'm not sure why this one didn't work. I played it in a another band, and it was great. I think it's just not grooving with these guys.

    We had requests for both of these last week. I think another band around here does the "Hat" song.
     
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    "baby come back"
    "fools rush in"
    "whats so funny"
    "on the road again"
    "rebel rebel"
    and I think "just what i needed"
     
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    These Boots Are Made For Walkin - full Tele kuhrang (sp)
    Over the Rainbow- Blues
    Miss You- Stones
    Misfits- Kinks
     
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    Somebody To Love-Jefferson Airplane, we've done this one live a few times, huge positive reaction... most talked about... we really rock it up and I do some crazy soloing, some shredding, some bluesy/psychadelic stuff and some wild effects; delay, flange, wah... people go NUTS over it (we've added white rabbit too, but haven't played it live yet)

    Bloodletting- Concrete Blonde, we open with that one, people dig it

    Stop Draggin' My Heart Around- Stevie Nicks/Tom Petty- I do Tom's part and the front chick does Stevie, people seem to dig the connection
     
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    LOL! That's rough...but I can see it.
     
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    Burning For You- BOC
    Funk #49- James Gang
    Fool For The City-Foghat
    Mississippi Queen- Mountain
    Lowrider- War

    Only played the new tunes out once. Funk #49 didn't go over as well as we thought. We're going to really shorten up the middle section and try again next week. Everything else went over well.
     
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    "Gives You Hell" by the All-American Rejects (goes over HUGE...we were shocked!)
    "American Girl" by Tom Petty (mediocre response...kind of surprising but we're known more for upbeat rock)
    "Paralyzer" by Finger Eleven (excellent response)
     
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    Running Down a dream - petty
    Feel like making love - Bad Co
    Ain't no sunshine when she's gone - Bill withers
    Red House
     
  20. HEAVENandHELL

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    Hot In Herre - nelly
    All Summer Long - Kid Rock
    Fight For Your Right - Beastie Boys
    Old Time R&R - Seager

    all went over well the 1st weekend we played them. We'll find out this weekend if there's a trend.
     

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