Elite 8: "Johnny B Goode" vs "Come Together" *CLOSED*

Topics for the 2017 cover song tournament.

Elite 8: Best Covered Song?

Poll ended at March 3 18, 11:45 am

Johnny B Goode
9
47%
Come Together
10
53%
 
Total votes: 19

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Tim
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Re: Elite 8: "Johnny B Goode" vs "Come Together"

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Swirls wrote:
lukethedrifter wrote:
Swirls wrote:Luke's laying the trash on thick this round.
I would call it exposing the musical truth. Grunge, it was awesome for like 4 years.
And your rebuttal, Tim?
If grunge was once awesome, how can it no longer be awesome? It's either awesome or it isn't awesome.

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Re: Elite 8: "Johnny B Goode" vs "Come Together"

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Tim wrote:
Swirls wrote:
lukethedrifter wrote:
Swirls wrote:Luke's laying the trash on thick this round.
I would call it exposing the musical truth. Grunge, it was awesome for like 4 years.
And your rebuttal, Tim?
If grunge was once awesome, how can it no longer be awesome? It's either awesome or it isn't awesome.
Interesting. And how does receiving that information make you feel, Luke?

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Swirls wrote:
Tim wrote:
Swirls wrote:
lukethedrifter wrote:
Swirls wrote:Luke's laying the trash on thick this round.
I would call it exposing the musical truth. Grunge, it was awesome for like 4 years.
And your rebuttal, Tim?
If grunge was once awesome, how can it no longer be awesome? It's either awesome or it isn't awesome.
Interesting. And how does receiving that information make you feel, Luke?

Grungy

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Re: Elite 8: "Johnny B Goode" vs "Come Together"

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You’re gonna get the Roy Moore concession speech in this one.


#trashtalkmatters

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Re: Elite 8: "Johnny B Goode" vs "Come Together"

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lukethedrifter wrote:You’re gonna get the Roy Moore concession speech in this one.


#trashtalkmatters
Oh, damn.

Tim, are you going to let these blatantly accusatory remarks go unchallenged? There must be justice!

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Re: Elite 8: "Johnny B Goode" vs "Come Together"

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I'm with Luke on this one. Tosh's version is a good cover that adds an interesting take on a great song. The Soundgarden version is just a louder, less well-played version of the original. I like Soundgarden, but that's a terrible cover IMO.

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lukethedrifter wrote:Oh cmon. I know we’ve got a few Chris Cornell fanboys on here but Soundgarden belongs in the extremely overrated bands Top 10.

Listen to the songs.
I am one of those fanboys, and I generally don't like Reggae music (talk about overrated!), but Johnny B Goode is the better song.

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Re: Elite 8: "Johnny B Goode" vs "Come Together"

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Gashouse wrote:I'm with Luke on this one. Tosh's version is a good cover that adds an interesting take on a great song. The Soundgarden version is just a louder, less well-played version of the original. I like Soundgarden, but that's a terrible cover IMO.
same

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Re: Elite 8: "Johnny B Goode" vs "Come Together"

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Chuck Berry was born at 2520 Goode in The Ville neighborhood of St Louis.

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Re: Elite 8: "Johnny B Goode" vs "Come Together"

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Hey. Tim’s out of the country and incommunicado now. It’s okay to go ahead and switch your vote now.

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