Discussion in 'General Music' started by Layne Matz, Aug 26, 2019.
What songs do you often cover live?
What are your favorites to cover live or at home?
Deep Ellum Blues by the Grateful Dead
Stormy Monday Allman Bros style
Key to the Highway ala Derek and Dominoes
Some old Fleetwood Mac Peter Green stuff
Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
Wild Thing by the Troggs
Stuff like that
About rock music: AC/DC, Kiss, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Motley Crue, Rolling Stones and recently Bon Jovi, at home and live.
About blues: Gary Clark Jr., but in the past I used to play Chuck Berry's and BB King's to learn some new styles of solos and riffs.
In general I prefer songs with long solos (so AC/DC's, Sabbath's...). I play solo a lot, but I want to try other people's style.
You know, in life you never stop learning.
Being a blues player mainly, I usually do some songs by guys like B. B. King, Elmore James, Freddie King, Willie Egan, Clapton/Derek, Muddy Waters and Hound Dog Taylor.
The selection varies, but will typically include songs like "3 'o Clock Blues", "Talk to Me, Baby (Can't Hold Out)", "Key to the Highway", "Come On" and "Can't Understand It" (both by Willie Egan) and "See Me in the Evening" by HD Taylor.
I don't play much live these days, though...
When I'm a hired gun, I play whatever the money wants, but I'm known for D.Allman and Johnny Winter style blues. Miss Ann and Dreams are often on the menu.
My jazz trio does some eclectic stuff, like an acoustic beatnik version of Manic Depression and very quick Cha-Cha arrangement of "What a Difference a Day Made"
Quite a curve ball... I didn't get a chance to read yoyr whole list before you got rid of it. Been insanely busy the last few days. I would have liked to actually read your posts...
Out of curiosity, do you have any live video or audio online of your jazz trio?
No, but I'm trying to get the keyboardist and bassist to let me post something online. I'll let you know.
Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
Children of the Sea - Black Sabbath
Falling Off The Edge Of The World - Black Sabbath
Killing Yourself To Live - Black Sabbath
Laguna Sunrise - Black Sabbath
Lord Of This World - Black Sabbath
Neon Knights - Black Sabbath
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - Black Sabbath
Snowblind - Black Sabbath
Wheels of Confusion - Black Sabbath
Breadfan - Budgie
Parents - Budgie
2 Minutes 2 Midnight - Iron Maiden
Genghis Khan - Iron Maiden
Powerslave - Iron Maiden
Where Eagles Dare - Iron Maiden
Beyond The Realms of Death - Judas Priest
Heading Out To The Highway - Judas Priest
The Hellion / Electric Eye - Judas Priest
The Sentinel - Judas Priest
Touch of Evil - Judas Priest
Achilles Last Stand - Led Zeppelin
Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
Flash Out - Loudness
Battery - Metallica
Call of Ktulu - Metallica
Master of Puppets - Metallica
Into The Arena - Michael Schenker Group
Rock You To The Ground - Michael Schenker Group
Diary of a Madman - Ozzy Osbourne
Revelation (Mother Earth) - Ozzy Osbourne
Rude Awakening - Prong
Snap Your Fingers Snap Your Neck - Prong
Whose Fist Is This Anyway - Prong
Queen of the Reich - Queensryche
Spirit of Radio - Rush
Crusader - Saxon
Dallas 1pm - Saxon
Let it Roll - UFO
Rock Bottom - UFO
Much appreciated! I understand band members can get very stingy with recordings. I never recorded with my previous bands because the sound quality with a drummer and bassist is too aweful to listen to most of the time, thats besides not getting along well with them very well.
We only do two covers.
"10,000 Words in a Cardboard Box" by Twink
"Dragons" by the Bevis Frond
We are starting to work on "Urban Guerilla" by Hawkwind. Sometime we mess around with some Joe Walsh stuff at practice.
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