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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby ken » Thu Dec 17, 2009 9:42 am

Spud wrote:http://www.songfight.org/coverfight.php?key=cover_five


It sure would be nice if the cover art were on that page.
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby roymond » Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:15 am

Spud wrote:http://www.songfight.org/coverfight.php?key=cover_five

Something so poetic about The Clanging Chimes Of Doom covering Feed The World by Band Aid
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby eaandm » Thu Dec 17, 2009 8:13 pm

Here's a couple of tunes we cobbled together with some video. The first is an original song and the second is our version of a Christmas Standard. Love to get some feedback.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUSidn5gX4o


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Z4z_VVFAV0
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby HeuristicsInc » Tue Dec 22, 2009 10:56 am

This year I decided that I would do a Christmas song in the Heuristics Inc. style. Here is Jingle Bells.
Then Starfinger remixed it, under one of his aliases: Jingle Bells (Dr. Kong Remix).
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby thehipcola » Thu Dec 24, 2009 11:31 am

Hey SF! Been a long time... but I'm still kicking. I'm a sucker for Xmas music, so this thread has always had a place in my bookmarks.

This year I fired up the electro-tron for Rudolph - hope you dig. Best wishes to all you katz and may yer musicmaking be merry in 2010! Sure hope to be around a bit more than 2009...

Merry Christmas!


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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby Spud » Thu Dec 24, 2009 2:42 pm

ken wrote:
Spud wrote:http://www.songfight.org/coverfight.php?key=cover_five
It sure would be nice if the cover art were on that page.
OK then. It's up. Thanks for the suggestion, Ken.

p.s. if anyone else is parsing this data, I had to add an image tag after the commentary. It is "none" if there is no image.
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby j$ » Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:02 am

So I wrote two xmas songs this year, one in September and one today. So:

Susan, a christmas song

(Really liked the new SF title, but thought the subject matter would be out of date by the time the songs got posted.)

and this one, from 50/90

Letter From The Front, November 1914 (featuring the mighty Mr Balham on bass and drums)

There's some other ones by me somewhere in this thread, as well. Should the mood take you.
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby j$ » Fri Dec 24, 2010 5:56 am

And another, more jolly, equally NSFW. Or NSFXmas either :)

Simply Havin' A Swingin' Christmas

Lyrics:
the weather outside is dreadufl
But inside we've got a bedful
Of like minded folk
Up for spit roast
By a roaring fire tonight

The dustmen they came collecting, they
Got a present that they weren't expecting
Not just the bins
They're emptying
And they're tucked in tight all night

Simply havin' a Swinging Christmas

The postman's come, got snowed in
With his sack's still bulging, so he
Shoves them in
My wife's stocking
And delivers some first class fun

The weather outside's appalling
But if Santa comes a-calling
With a ho ho ho
And let's have a go
My chimney's always open

Simply havin' a Swinging Christmas

Serving up the xmas pudding
Instead of coins we have put in our
Car keys so please up and at her
See if you have pulled a xmas cracker!

Simply havin' a Swinging Christmas time.
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby ken » Thu Nov 10, 2011 10:03 am

Hey All,

I'm starting to think about holiday music and wanted to throw out the idea of an "official" Songfight Holiday Album for this year. If you have the time or inclination to write and/or record a holiday song, I can put them all together with some artwork for 2011. I'm thinking the deadline would be December 20th. I guess this is just a head's up/reminder/interest level meter kind of post. Thoughts?

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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby roymond » Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:16 pm

Shouldn't the deadline be much earlier to anticipate the holiday season?
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby jack » Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:30 pm

so should we post links to the songs here? PM links to you? are we talking standards/covers or originals?

I've got a couple I recorded last year with some friends.
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby ken » Thu Nov 10, 2011 3:30 pm

Okay, if there was a deadline, we could make it the 14th of December, if we announce it on Monday that would give everyone a month to work on tunes.

New tunes or covers... Do people have a preference? The thing I would like to avoid is people recycling things they've already done.

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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby roymond » Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:04 pm

Just thinking of you, Ken. Hanukkah starts the 21st. Or do we only play Hanukkah songs during Hanukkah? The xmas folks...well, they've already started their thing :(
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:43 pm

I'll do something. Cover or new, definitely not something from whenever ago.
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby Caravan Ray » Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:02 am

I did my Xmas song last year



That is enough Christmassy stuff for me for a while
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby RangerDenni » Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:46 pm

that's adorable, CR. :) yay!
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby ken » Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:21 am

Sorry to running a little late on this everyone. I came down with a pretty serious cold and still haven't quite recovered yet. I'll start a new thread and stuff as soon as I'm up to it.

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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby RangerDenni » Tue Nov 22, 2011 11:27 pm

Since we are leaving the old things behind, as is best in this particular case; moving to new winter holiday favorites in a new thread I thought I would drop this particular Yuletide Bomb; as an appropriate (?) amount of time has passed since Caravan Ray posted his adorable and family friendly video.

My track is just audio. A few of you have heard this already, i think i sent it in an irc chat. But it is not suitable for work.
http://denisehudson.bandcamp.com/track/ ... e-for-work

EDIT: it's also real cheezy and I sound silly.
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Re: Holiday Songs

Postby j$ » Sat Dec 24, 2016 3:36 am

Here's a "deluxe" version of my Christmas album, just in time to spoil your yuletide - you're welcome :)
NSFW. Features Andy Balham on tracks 5, 6, 7 and 8.

"The Tiny Paws of Fury Ruin Christmas"
STREAM ALL

Side One
1. Susan
2. I want to Get On It
3. (Simply Have a) Swingin' Christmas
4. Silent Night on Silent Hill
5. Ring The Bells

Side Two
1. Adults Only
2. DJ the DJ
3. Letter from the Front, November 1914
4. The Atheists' Christmas Mass
5. This Year in Pictures
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