Covering random songs from the archive

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Lunkhead wrote:
j$ wrote:Oh, sorry, I forgot all about the chumpy bonus! Here are the words (rather than starting a new thread)
Ah, well the Chumpy bonus is for adding the original song's lyrics to the Lyric Archive section of the boards, which in this case would mean adding a new thread there for that old fight and posting the original's there.
No worries. Hit me up with another; it'll probably take me as long as the last cover but I'll get there in the end ...
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oof. that's amazing but without access to the old board (assuming lyric was posted there) i don't see how i can. I don't want to take a skip but i don't just want to make some noise and call it cover ... god bless Polish Rhino! i'll be back some time in 2018 ...
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Wow, yeah. I wasn't able to listen to it when I posted that so I had no idea. That is intense! I would have to guess at a lot of the lyrics. Or it might be fun to try to track them down and see if they can provide them...? Maybe this is them on Facebook?

https://www.facebook.com/polishrhino

I didn't know them and I don't remember them from those fights though so I'm not sure.

Let me know if you change your mind about using a skip.
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I want to practice my Reason production. Can you give me an assigment Lunkhead?

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Yeah! Here's random song #1 for you:

http://sfjukebox.org/songs/im_warning_you/Del%20Sesto

I can't decide if this is a great or terrible match for you...
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ughhh, soo close I got excited there for a moment that JB might cover the Melvin song "I'm Warning You". THAT would be an awesome pairing!
The one by the rules sounds like it might be fun too.
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Lunkhead wrote:OK tuuur, here you go:

http://sfjukebox.org/songs/gutter/Tommy%27s%20On%20Acid

Sounds to me like a decent guy/guitar song that could benefit a lot from a cover. Good luck!
I listened to this every day last week, but it doesn't do anything to me. Plus... indeed I got a lot other things on my plate right now and I don't have my recording stuff installed.
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I guess I'd like another one, please. I promise to take my sweet time on this one.
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Alright! This is from one of my favorite band names in the whole archive:

http://sfjukebox.org/songs/all_tan/Bonf ... 20Manatees

Enjoy!
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Is there any kind of bonus if you cover a song that someone else skips?
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Not yet, but there could be.
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Here's my Polish Rhino "cover". Managed to isolate the lyric enough to get about 95% of what was being said. Filled in the gaps on the rest and changed / updated it (complaining about Bush in 2004 seemed too good a chance to take a potshot at Trump in 2015). Song is built out of samples from the original, over which I sprinkled that ol' Cashpoint stale magic. No chumpy bonus because I'm not creating a new/old thread for a lyric that is only a liberal swing at the original. Hopefully I've captured the spirit. Hit me up another time.

http://www.johnnycashpoint.com/songs/jc_gbm.mp3

Inside the hearts of liberals you will see a monster who has
The cold mystique of a father who is sexual
Inside the minds of liberals, you will see a monster who is
the fairytale of "reasonable people"

(We're lost!) x 4

So when Trump wins in the year of our lord 2016, we'll take it
Take it

Goodbye monster, goodbye monster I hope I never see you again x2

(We're lost!) x 4

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Nice work! I've updated the leaderboard. Here's your new song:

http://sfjukebox.org/songs/credible_thr ... Jeffersons
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ok. hit me.
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OK! Here's yours, songs like a good one to me.

"Save New Orleans" by Bjam

http://sfjukebox.org/songs/save_new_orleans/Bjam
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I'd like to do this too. Assign me something, please.
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OK, here's yours. "It Never Happened" by the prolific Wages:

http://sfjukebox.org/songs/it_never_happened/Wages
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Man, I keep forgetting to do this. I haven't given up yet, though.
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It's a bit bassy in the mix but bear with it ... j$ tackles The Thomas Jeffersons' 'Credible Threat' while he waits for Fallout IV to touchdown ...

http://www.johnnycashpoint.com/songs/jo ... int_ct.mp3

Words already exist in the relevant lyric thread,

Hit me up another, if it's not too much trouble.

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Good one. I've updated the leaderboard.

Here's your next random song:

"Bag of Bones" by Noah McLaughlin

Have fun!
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Ok. Just played a live version of the Hoblit song I was assigned on stage at the pub. Post video soon
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