I find myself so bored with AFL these days and the ongoing arrogance they deliver from high above.
If it wasn’t for Blitz and my love of the EFC, I just wouldn’t bother anymore.
Went to the local footy today - the banter was great fun and the game so clear cut.
Anyway - moral of the story is that I can’t bothered interacting with footy threads at the moment.
So I was out the other night and the guy playing guitar did a brilliant version of this song by the Bee Gees and I thought it might make a good thread.
Post an original song and see if anyone can come up with a better version.
I’ll start with the original and a version that I found that I think was better. And there are a lot of versions out there so if you think there is a better one than post it.
All Shook Up by Elvis…
All Shook Up by Billy Joel
But I like this version a little better. REM with: out- Stipe in- Zevon
Love it. Now in my music library.
This is my favourite version of any Elvis song, it rocks like no other version. Elvis is over rated.
There was a similar thread a little ways back.
I Feel Love.
I Feel Love (Patrick Cowley remix).
Backing up the OPs choice of Ray Lamontagne
You’re over-rated. You’ve got to remember that Elvis was a pioneer. Others adapted and improved his stuff.
Much as he adapted his stuff from a certain group of others
This is probably the obvious one to be posted here.
Now obviously what the original really, really needed, was a piano-accordion intro.
Can you be a pioneer if you don’t write a thing, and rip off all your stage styling from earlier artists?
This is the guy who actually wrote “All Shook Up”.
I really like both versions but Van Halen just shades it.
How good/pinching the top of the nose bad is that frame of Van Halen.
Is it able to be merged with that one?
And P.S - I must be losing it because now I remember that thread.
Great version - I’d only heard his album Trouble and stumbled across his cover of To Love Somebody.
Going to have a listen to a bit more of his stuff now.
Haha, I similarly stumbled upon him when I was trawling through Damien Rice’s live performances and came across To Love Somebody that you posted
Love that version by Springsteen.
I just spent a few hours indulging in Rickie Lee - wow - just sublime.
Managed to get a few of her CDs off eBay for $2.99 each.