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Wish in one hand...

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by deepBassie, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. deepBassie

    deepBassie

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    I saw an interview on TV the other day with Steven Tyler. He was asked which song he wishes he could have created and performed. His answer, if I remember correctly, was "Black Dog" by Led Zeppelin. I thought about it and can see how he and his band would have probably performed that song very well.

    If given the same choice, which song do you wish you could have created / performed with your band? For the sake of fun, assume you had the chops to do so but otherwise you would need to work around the abilities of your band mates.
  2. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME! Supporting Member

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    Call Me Maybe. But I'd have to grow breasts.
  3. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Supporting Member

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    Dogs by Pink Floyd.

    Epic social commentary, epic guitar work.
  4. Ubersheist

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    Here's another for a Pink Floyd song: Shine On You Crazy Diamond.... Every time I listen to that song, it gives me chills. Every damned time!
  5. two fingers

    two fingers Loud Mouth Know It All Blowhard Gold Supporting Member

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    "...Baby One More Time" Britney Spears. It's the best selling single of the last 20 years. I would retire to my own island.
  6. Stewie26

    Stewie26 Supporting Member

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    I am with you. Take the money and run like hell. :)
  7. bassfran

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    Yeah, I'd say something like "Yesterday" by The Beatles, "You've Lost That Loving Feeling" by The Righteous Bros., or "I Love Rock and Roll" by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts.

    cha-CHING!
  8. pklima

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    Music isn't just about the money, though. It's also about the chicks. So, "Ai se eu te pego" all the way.
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    Bob Mould of Husker Du and Sugar was asked this same question and replied with utter seriousness
    "Happy Birthday and the National Anthem."
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    "One" by U2.
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    The epic story side of 2112.
  12. Phalex

    Phalex Yeah, I've got the moves like Jagger. Supporting Member

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    Ride of the Valkyries.

    I think that would look good as hell on a resume.

    "Have you written anything I might have heard of?"

    Well, I wrote this little ditty a few years ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRU1AJsXN1g
  13. pklima

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    "Yeah, you know that bit where Elmer Fudd sings KILL THE WA-BBIT, KILL THE WA-BBIT at the top of his lungs? I wrote that!"
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    Moon in June by Soft Machine. When I realized that Softs were only drums, keys, and bass is when I realized I wanted to be a bassist.
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    Cinnamon Girl by Neil Young.

    I *think* I have the bassline nailed by now... I take every excuse to play the song.
  16. jive1

    jive1 Moderator Supporting Member

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    "Never Gonna Give You Up"

    So that when you get Rick-Rolled, it'll be my song that you're pissed off about hearing.
  17. BayStateBass

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    To me, music has always been about emotion and how it makes you feel. As such, some of the songs that hit me in the chest aren't necessarily the most technical, difficult, or complex songs you will ever hear.

    But on a personal level, if my band could have written and performed Ringo Starr's "Photograph", I would consider it a feather in my cap. To this day, whenever I hear that song I have a hard time singing along with it and not welling up.

    If I were to go to my happier, fun side, I'd love to say that I wrote and performed Luke Bryan's "Take My Drunk A$$ Home". Cause that song is just flat out funny.
  18. deepBassie

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    Creating a song just to piss people off? Punk Cred +1 :)

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