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Post your band's Chuck Berry covers

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by GlennW, Oct 3, 2013.


  1. GlennW

    GlennW

    Sep 6, 2006
    Smoke 'em if ya got 'em.

    Edit: How do they go over at gigs?

    Please include YouTube links if you have them.
     
  2. Bert Slide

    Bert Slide

    May 16, 2012
    Louisville KY
    Roll over Beethoven
     
  3. Chucky be Bad? :D
     
  4. Johnny B. Goode
    Carol
     
  5. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    Minneapolis
    No Chuck Berry. Little Richard?



    No need to critique; that performance is four years old, and we fired the drummer a long time ago.

    We still do the songs, though.
     
  6. Richland123

    Richland123

    Apr 17, 2009
    Rock And Roll Music
    Memphis, Tennessee
    Roll Over Beethoven
    Johnny B. Goode

    They all go over extremely well.
     
  7. RFord04

    RFord04

    Apr 8, 2009
    Flint, Michigan
    No particular place to go.
     
  8. Lobomov

    Lobomov

    Aug 2, 2013
    Hey .. No need to state it's an old video, the guitarist has his guitar above his knees :D
     
  9. RustyAxe

    RustyAxe

    Jul 8, 2008
    Connecticut
    All of the above ... and Tulane (one of my favorites!).
     
  10. GlennW

    GlennW

    Sep 6, 2006
    Do you censor Tulane to make it PC, or just let it eat? :bassist:

    Dear Dad is another cool one.
     
  11. RustyAxe

    RustyAxe

    Jul 8, 2008
    Connecticut
    Depends heavily on the audience!
     
  12. bluesblaster

    bluesblaster

    Jan 2, 2008
    I do a damn fine "Nadine" if I do say so
     
  13. Gaolee

    Gaolee Official leathers tester and crash dummy

    We just did You Never Can Tell for a wedding. The bride and groom were in their late 40s. It went over very well.
     
  14. dminer

    dminer

    Nov 26, 2007
    "Promised Land" always goes over well with the over 40 crowd...everyone knows Elvis did it, few know that Chuck wrote it!
     
  15. Leadfoot

    Leadfoot

    Sep 3, 2011
    We do JBG, and it is usually popular.
     
  16. Bunk McNulty

    Bunk McNulty It is not easy to do simple things correctly. Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 2012
    Northampton, MA
    "Too Much Monkey Business" with various updates to the lyrics.

    And--especially fun if you're a geezer with a few hundred thousand miles on you--"Almost Grown."
     
  17. Stewie26

    Stewie26 Supporting Member

    We do "Around and Around"
    Good dance song
     
  18. Calebmundy

    Calebmundy

    Apr 5, 2007
    Nashville
    Johnny B Good plus fiddle solos and rap:



    It goes over like gang-busters. Always the turning point in the show, if we haven't already won the crowd.
     
  19. dand666

    dand666

    Jun 15, 2011


    On one of our little showreels.
     
  20. Stewie26

    Stewie26 Supporting Member

    Just a side note. Your chick singer reminds me of a young Grace Slick.
     

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