Covering random songs from the archive

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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:36 am

It's never too late! This is just an open ended thing I thought of as something that might be fun for folks to do when they're feeling like making a cover. If you want to give it a try, here's the first random track that came up for you:

http://sfjukebox.org/songs/im_not_impre ... 20Nutwalls

If you're curious about finding more random songs, you can hit this link:

http://sfjukebox.org/songs?random

i like to select the random songs for folks though to keep track of skips etc. (There are some loose "rules" in the first post of the thread.)
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Holly Furlone » Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:00 am

Nice!!! Thank you :)
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:18 am

It's been quiet in here. Too quiet. Anybody looking for something to do ... ? :)
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:09 am

Paco is now one step away from claiming the top spot thanks to his latest cover, "So Weird" by There's Something Wrong With the G-Diffuser. Apparently that band name is a reference to the old video game Starfox. Anyway, good work Paco, and enjoy this cover of a so that is, as advertised, so weird.

https://geneticmail.com/sam/rsfc/

https://geneticmail.com/sam/rsfc/music/ ... oweird.mp3
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Sat Aug 06, 2016 10:37 am

Thanks, Lunk. I had to guess at a couple of the lyrics, but think that I made them fit. For that song, oh, they fit! I'll post in a day or two.

Thanks for your hard work Lunk, I appreciate the help. Meanwhile, you can toss me another when you have time. I should be able to get to it sooner. I hope.
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Sat Aug 06, 2016 11:04 am

Ok, I spun the wheel and here's what came up for you this time:

"Dry Spell" by King Arthur
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby PepperJane » Sat Aug 06, 2016 10:04 pm

Lunkhead wrote:It's been quiet in here. Too quiet. Anybody looking for something to do ... ? :)


I just found out about this yesterday. I will dive in soon
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:52 am

Got it, thanks.

Also: I posted my interpretation of the lyrics to the So Weird archive.
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby irwin » Sun Aug 07, 2016 9:09 pm

I'd like to try this.
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Sun Aug 07, 2016 11:07 pm

Alright! Here's the random song that came up for you:

"Sarah Vowell's Motto" by R. Mosquito

Enjoy!
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby HeuristicsInc » Wed Aug 10, 2016 9:50 am

Lunkhead wrote:OK Bill, here you go! "Under the Horse" by Henriette and the Hostage.

http://sfjukebox.org/songs/under_the_ho ... %20Hostage


Wow, I forgot all about this. Add it to the list of things I'm supposed to be doing instead of watching volleyball on the Olympics.
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby irwin » Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:25 pm

HeuristicsInc wrote:Wow, I forgot all about this.


Haha, so did I.

I am out of town this weekend and then I will start next week. I swear. For reals this time.
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby fluffy » Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:26 pm

fluffy wrote:
fluffy wrote:

Turns out I wasn't ready yet. But I'll still take this one when I have the energy to do so.

someday

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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby king_arthur » Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:19 am

Ya know, I just don't think I'm going to go anywhere with that MENBAH! song. Why don'tcha give me another pick...
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:41 am

OK, no problem. Here's your new random song, I swear I did not pick this on purpose!

"If I Had One" by Berkeley Social Scene
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby king_arthur » Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:33 am

That's cool. Hey, I just noticed that Paco got a KA song to cover - looking forward to that!
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:44 am

Here's Paco's cover of KA's "Dry Spell", it's great!

King Arthur's "Dry Spell" by Paco del Stinko

That puts Paco at the top of the leaderboard.

Let me know if you'd like a new assignment, Paco.

Also here are Paco's interpretation of the lyrics: viewtopic.php?p=202313#p202313
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby king_arthur » Sat Sep 10, 2016 2:33 pm

Thank you, Paco! Hey, I recognize the song! One of those where I knew I was stretching the title further than I probably should have. I like the harmonies, everything. Like the way it slows down at the end, like the last 30 seconds of the song were a speed trap :-)

I'm posting a couple corrections to the lyrics. Sorry, I usually try to get the lyrics when I submit a song, guess I missed that one.
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Sat Sep 10, 2016 6:14 pm

KA - Im glad you like it, that makes me feel good. Fun tune, sorry I mangled some lyrics. Think I made up a new word there. Whatever it is.

Lunk - Thanks, as always, for your hard work. I do appreciate it. And yeah, I'll take another. I was thinking that if one of my own ever comes up, I'd take it. In some ways that would be a bigger challenge, I think. Thanks again!
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:02 pm

Ha, Paco plays Paco, that could be very cool. But this time you got this frankly not very inspiring to me bit:

"9/11 Was An Inside Job" by Smile Case
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Sun Sep 11, 2016 10:39 am

Thanks Lunk. I'll do...something with it. Lyrics struggles again. I'm busy but will get it done.
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Jerkatorium » Sun Sep 11, 2016 10:13 pm

So on 11pm PST on 9/10 (i.e. 2am EST on 9/11) Paco got assigned a 'random song' about 9/11?

Is that a legit wild coincidence, or was your thumb on the scale for this one?
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