Weirdest Duet ever?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by jrthebassguy, Nov 27, 2003.

  1. My vote goes to Robert Smith being on a track in the new Blink 182 album :D
  2. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    Johnny Cash and U2 on Zooropa.
  3. Metallica + Trans Siberian Orchrestra(sp)...


  4. I once heard a bach tune done with a tuba, flute, and tambarine. Not a duet but close. Sounded awesome.
  5. Sonorous


    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    mates of state is a band with 2 people, its pretty odd but goood

    and the wierdest non-permanent (thankfully) duet that ive seen is p-diddy and jimmy page on snl

    ...but robert smith with blink-182? thats some crazy stuff there, he's one crazy guy and he also happens to be my buddy icon for aim
  6. Aussie Mark

    Aussie Mark I come from a land down under Supporting Member

    Oct 26, 2002
    Sydney, Oz
    Endorsing Artist: Fender; O'Neill Amps; Cave Passive Pedals
    Tammy Wynette and KLF
  7. What's wrong with Johnny Cash and U2?? Johnny and Bono were very good friends I believe, and each performed the other's songs in concert.
  8. fastplant


    Sep 26, 2002
    David Bowie and Bing Crosby, definitely weirds me out, especially since it's a Xmas tune.
  9. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Mick Jagger...and...Michael Jackson ;) :D
  10. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
  11. George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher on vocals and Diana Krall on vocals and piano would be kinda weird. Maybe add f|3LdY on bass. :ninja:
  12. thrash_jazz


    Jan 11, 2002
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Artist: JAF Basses, Circle K Strings
    Cannibal Corpse did do a duet with Tori Amos once.

    I'd like to have heard that.
  13. Sharp


    Jan 27, 2002
    Artists Relations, KMI
    i think Stu Hamm does a duet thing with a boxer during his gig at teatro zinani (sp?). i bet thats pretty crazy. another one is Stanley Clarke (bass) and Gregory Hines (tap dancing) on "If This Bass Could Talk" and "Bassically Taps". both killer songs, cool combination.
  14. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    The Times Square Two. Anybody remember them? Name the song.
  15. seamus


    Feb 8, 2001
    This is the one I thought of when I first saw the topic. I remember seeing the video for this too. *shudders* If I had to sum this collaboration up with one word, 'awkward' continually comes to mind. The fact they're singing Little Drummer Boy makes it all the more strange for some reason.
  16. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    The story behind Tom Jones and Nina Persson of The Cardigans duet ("Burning down the house") is amusing, because there was no way they could record them together singing into the same mic (which I believe is commonplace with duets). Jones = LOUD, Persson = quiet. Perhaps doesn't count as weird, but I still find it amusing.
  17. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Elton John and Eminem.
  18. Blazer


    Nov 27, 2003
    The Netherlands
    Rogue luthier employed at Knooren Handcrafted bass guitars
    Debby Harry and Iggy pop was pretty wierd.

    But even stranger...


    That's right, Jeff Beck playing with the White stripes.
  19. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA

    It's sad that the article says "Who the hell is Jeff Beck." In a perfect world, the article would ask "Who the hell are the White Stripes.