Posts Tagged ‘Phil Chevron’

Tune du Jour: “Thousands are Sailing” – The Pogues
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: Patrick Clifford vs. East Wall vs. Puck & Piper

Broccoli For Miles
And Miles And Miles
And Miles And Miles …
Oh Yeah!

Phenomenal song, simply phenomenal!!! Let me be clear, there is simply no way to improve upon The Pogues’ masterpiece. In some ways it seems foolhardy that lesser bands even attempt the task. Not sacrilegious, mind you, but seemingly self-defeating, impractical and ultimately foolish.

But in the immortal words of Hunter S Thompson, “But the ticket, take the ride”. So go ahead. You’ve got much to prove and might as well start making a name for yourself tonight. March on up to the cadre of Hells Angels at the end of the bar and slug the biggest one in the latissimus dorsi. Just please wait until I’m at least 15 miles down the road before you cash in that ticket …

The Original

The Pogues:

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The Cover Songs Competition

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Forget the naysayers! C’mon mate. That big dirty bastard is ripe for the taking …

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Patrick Clifford vs. East Wall vs. Puck & Piper

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Patrick Clifford:

East Wall:

Puck & Piper:

Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. Only one cover tune will live to play another day and it is your solemn responsibility to decide which one prevails. So tell me … Which Side Are You On?!!?

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Tune du Jour: “Thousands are Sailing” – The Pogues
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: Brassknuckle Boys vs. Don Chambers & GOAT vs. McGillicuddys

Broccoli For Miles
And Miles And Miles
And Miles And Miles …
Oh Yeah!

Phenomenal song, simply phenomenal!!! Let me be clear, there is simply no way to improve upon The Pogues’ masterpiece. In some ways it seems foolhardy that lesser bands even attempt the task. Not sacrilegious, mind you, but seemingly self-defeating, impractical and ultimately foolish.

But in the immortal words of Hunter S Thompson, “But the ticket, take the ride”. So go ahead. You’ve got much to prove and might as well start making a name for yourself tonight. March on up to the cadre of Hells Angels at the end of the bar and slug the biggest one in the latissimus dorsi. Just please wait until I’m at least 15 miles down the road before you cash in that ticket …

The Original

The Pogues:

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The Cover Songs Competition

space 

Forget the naysayers! C’mon mate. That big dirty bastard is ripe for the taking …

space

Brassknuckle Boys vs. Don Chambers & GOAT vs. McGillicuddys

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Brassknucle Boys:

Don Chambers & GOAT:

McGillicuddys:

Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. Only one cover tune will live to play another day and it is your solemn responsibility to decide which one prevails. So tell me … Which Side Are You On?!!?

ce 

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