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Hired Gun for Classic Rock Band

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by gard0300, Mar 6, 2014.


  1. gard0300

    gard0300 Supporting Member

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    If you wanted to be a hired gun for classic rock bands. What songs would be on your required list of songs to know?? Just for fun :)
     
  2. gard0300

    gard0300 Supporting Member

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    Good times Bad Times
    The Ocean
    Mustang Sally
    Sweet Emotion
    Highway Star
    Born to be Wild
    You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
    Let it Ride
    Sweet Home Alabama
    Love Hurts
    Knocking at your Back Door
    Summertime Blues
    Alright Now
    Easy Livin'


    Just a few too get it started.
     
  3. BayStateBass

    BayStateBass

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    Gimme Three Steps
    Slow Ride
    Sweet Emotion
    Sweet Home Alabama
    Hair Of The Dog
    Tie Your Mother Down
    Mustang Sally
    Mary Jane's Last Dance
    Rock N Roll All Nite....(and party every day....bah, bah, bah)
    Takin' Care Of Business
    Livin' After Midnight
    Summer of 69
    Rebel Yell
    Just Wanna Make Love To You
    Hot Blooded
    Comfortably Numb
    Hurt So Good
    Cinnamon Girl
    Rockin' In The Free World
    Fortuante Son
    Bad Moon Rising
    Pretty Woman
    Christine Sixteen
    Wheel In The Sky
    Bad To The Bone
    Tush
    Sharp Dressed Man or Gimme All Your Lovin'
     
  4. theduke1

    theduke1 Supporting Member

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  6. BayStateBass

    BayStateBass

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    Gimme Some Lovin'
    In The Midnight Hour
    Born On The Bayou
    Toys In The Attic
    Mama Kin
    Jumpin' Jack Flash
    Sympathy For The Devil
    Barracuda
    All Right Now
    Keep Your Hands To Yourself
     
  7. Slough Feg Bass

    Slough Feg Bass

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    oh god I am so glad I don't do that stuff anymore.
     
  8. Kragnorak

    Kragnorak

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    Look at the song lists from Guitar Hero and Rock Band games and learn those, paying attention to the recording year to disregard anything with a '2' at the front...

    Here's a list but I'll ignore everything after 1985. Is my hunch right? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_songs_in_Guitar_Hero

    -"Ace of Spades" - Motorhead
    - "Bark at the Moon" - Ozzy
    - "Crossroads" - Cream
    - "Frankenstein" - Edgar Winter
    - "Godzilla" - Blue Oyster Cult
    - "I Love Rock N' Roll" - Joan Jett (should take 10 seconds)
    - "I Wanna Be Sedated" - Ramones
    - "Iron Man" - Black Sabbath
    - "Killer Queen" - Queen
    - "More Than a Feeling" - Boston
    - "Sharp Dressed Man" - ZZ Top
    - "Smoke On the Water" - Deep Purple
    - "Spanish Castle Magic" - Hendrix
    - "Texas Flood" - Stevie Ray Vaughan
    - "You've Got Another Thing Comin'" - Judas Priest
    - "Ziggy Stardust" - Bowie
     
  9. RoadRanger

    RoadRanger Supporting Member

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    Yous guys forgot "Brown Eyed Girl" ;) .

    The Joker
    Locomotive Breath
    Maggie May
    Jenny
    Billy Jean
    Hard to Handle
     
  10. p-lo

    p-lo Supporting Member

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    The Weight
    Can't You See
    The Joker
    Waitin on the Bus/Jesus Just Left
    Midnight Rider
    Cocaine
    All Along the Watchtower
    Shooting Star
    Bad Moon Rising
    Truckin
     
  11. RoadRanger

    RoadRanger Supporting Member

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    Newer "classics":
    Kryptonite
    Champagne Supernova (not sure about that one)
    Closing Time
    All The Small Things
    500 Miles
    Blister in the Sun
    Santeria
    Creep
    Hash Pipe
    The Middle
    Yellow
     
  12. squirefan

    squirefan

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    China Grove
    Listen to the Music
    Day of the Eagle
    +1 on the 70's Aerosmith
    Just about any Bad Co.

    All considering the rest of the band plays them right.
     
  13. gard0300

    gard0300 Supporting Member

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    I thought I'd see more Tom Petty and maybe Alice Cooper.
     
  14. Biggbass

    Biggbass Supporting Member

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  15. RoadRanger

    RoadRanger Supporting Member

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    I've played a carp-load of Petty (especially back when it was new) and while Alice's greatest hits album is probably my fav album of all time I've never played any of his songs :( .
     
  16. gard0300

    gard0300 Supporting Member

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    That is a phenomenal album. That was back when the band was called Alice Cooper not just Vincent. Ha.
     
  17. StrangerDanger

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    Sultans of Swing
    Radar Love
     
  18. RoadRanger

    RoadRanger Supporting Member

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    What I have on my laptop in 320K is "Mascara and Monsters", it is the older greatest hits album with the newer stuff added like "Clones" and "Poison" - I'm listening to it right now - "Department of Youth" FTW :D .
     
  19. Blue_Whistle88

    Blue_Whistle88 Supporting Member

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    I would slash my wrists faster than you can say "it's a long way to the top" if I had to do that. You get more job security as a suicide bomber than you do as a hired member of a rock band.... and both jobs are likely to end in similar ways.
     
  20. RoadRanger

    RoadRanger Supporting Member

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    I call dibs on his gear! :D
     
  21. gard0300

    gard0300 Supporting Member

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    Don't ruin my hypothetical. ;)
     

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