Best song about musicians.

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Jazz Ad, Jan 28, 2003.

  1. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    For me, it has to be "Sultans of Swing" by Dire Straits.

    The portrait of this amateur band is just like my perfect vision of playing music.
  2. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    That, and "Jukebox Hero" are the ultimate 2!
  3. "Theme from a NOFX album" by (you guessed it ) NOFX

    "This song has probably been played before" by SHJ.

    "R.A.M.O.N.E.S." by Motorhead or the Ramones

    They'll be more to come, trust me.
  4. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    "Be My Lover"-Alice Cooper
  5. secretdonkey


    Oct 9, 2002
    Austin, TX
    For grins, either Jazz Discharge Party Hats or Stevie's Spanking by the late Mr. Zappa.
  6. Stupidnick


    Mar 22, 2002 room...
    "IM gonna be your grandpa"

    by the foxy grandpas
  7. LoJoe


    Sep 5, 2002
    Concord, NC USA.
    -We're an American Band-

    Grand Funk Railroad.

    ..."Now these fine ladies...they had a plan....they were out to meet the boys in the band"..
  8. secretdonkey


    Oct 9, 2002
    Austin, TX
    Love that name. I once played in a band that changed it's name every gig. Our female singer once came up with "Grandpa's Wrinkly Finger" to use at a show.

    I play that one with my classic rock cover band. Why didn't I think to list that one? Doh!
  9. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member


    "Been playin' since 'deys babieees!"
  10. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Any pizza delivery jingle.
  11. LoJoe


    Sep 5, 2002
    Concord, NC USA.
    Another golden oldie, can't remember who sang it:

    - Rollin Stone-

    "Well we're big rock singers, we got golden fingers, and we're loved everywhere we go.

    We sing about beauty and we sing about ten thousand dollars a show.....

    We take all kinda pills to give us all kinda thrills, but the thrill we've never known,

    Is the thrill that'll hit ya when you get your pitcha on the cover of the Rollin Stone."

    Man...I can't believe I remember that stuff, wasnt' that like the early 70's?

    If you've never heard it there is an incredible guitar solo in it. LOL! :D
  12. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    I swear I always hear-
    "...they were out to do the boys in the band".

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  14. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    The Lonley Bass Player: Kids in the Hall.

  15. Johnny B. Goode
    Mr. Bojangles
  16. David Watts

    David Watts

    Aug 12, 2002
    'garageland' - the clash

    'joe's garage' - Frank Zappa
  17. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    That too.
  18. LiquidMidnight


    Dec 25, 2000
    I believe it was Dr. Hook who did that one.
  19. Nate Dawg

    Nate Dawg

    Apr 8, 2000
    Denver, CO
    Heavy Duty - Spinal Tap

    It puts the duty in my soul.