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cover song ideas

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by mlafrancis, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. mlafrancis


    Jun 26, 2008
    My band is adding another cover song, right now we have Sharp Dressed Man by ZZ Top and Paranoid by Black Sabbath. We're a Hard Rock 3 peice band. Do you have any suggestions?
  2. Shovelbone

    Shovelbone Supporting Member

    Oct 18, 2007
    Yonderville Georgia

    How about Sunshine of your Love or White Room by Cream. Born under a bad sign would be a good one too!
  3. metdistortion


    Aug 13, 2008
    How about some Motorhead, Deep Purple, The Who, etc? There are so many possibilities.

    Would you be willing to do something that is played by a band with more then one guitarist?
  4. Think 3 piece songs by Rush, Triumph, Van Halen (lol) etc...
  5. gonzilla


    Jan 26, 2009
    metdistortion had some good picks. Ace of Spades would be great.
  6. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    +1 to Ace Of Spades!

    Hard To Handle always seems to go over big with us.
  7. metdistortion


    Aug 13, 2008
    Nirvana is also good for 3 pieces as well
  8. Mike Shevlin

    Mike Shevlin

    Feb 16, 2005
    Las Vegas
    'Tush' by ZZ TOP and 'Gimmie All UR Lovin'

    'Legs' is good too.
  9. steamthief


    Jan 25, 2006
    Mentone Beach
    u2, police, green day, ramones, so many to choose from!
  10. Bluesbreaker5


    Mar 24, 2006
    Can't go wrong with Jumpin' Jack Flash, imo.
  11. Greyvagabond


    Aug 17, 2007
    Los Angeles
    Van Halen "Jamie's Crying". One of the best guitar licks ever.
  12. Beyer160


    Dec 20, 2008
    Side three of Yes' "Tales From Topographic Oceans".
  13. thudfromafar


    Dec 12, 2007

    i actually laughed
  14. Richland123


    Apr 17, 2009
    I have a three piece rock band that covers six decades of a very wide variety of music. We are all lead and harmony singers though too which helps. Try adding something by The Kinks, Neil Young, or Lynyrd Skynyrd for a few easy to learn quick songs.
  15. Wicked World - Sabbath

    War Pigs - Sabbath
  16. TheJimster


    Feb 21, 2006
    Pensacola, FL
    +1 to Van Halen
  17. TNT by ACDC and also be covered by a three piece. Maybe some Motley Crue?
  18. If your guitarist can play slide, why not try George Thorogood's "I drink alone." That's one kick-ass number.
  19. strings42


    Feb 16, 2009
    Marietta, GA
    Good call! I heard that on the radio on the way home from a gig on Friday and my first thought was, "why in the world aren't we playing that?"

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