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    Strange Musician Combos

    Now, not necessarily AWESOME combinations....but the joining of 'WHAT THE ****!!! WHO IN THEIR RIGHT MINDS THOUGHT OF THAT!!!!!' combos

    Steve Martin and Edie Brickell:




    Henry Rollins, Adrian Belew and William 'Captain Kirk' Shatner:



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    One of the weird ones that I thought worked was Lee Hazlewood and Nancy Sinatra.

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    53 days til Christmas

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
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    I remember seeing the original airing of this and thinking "how freaking awesome" the pairing was. Odd yes, but freaking awesome at the same time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty $anchez View Post
    I remember seeing the original airing of this and thinking "how freaking awesome" the pairing was. Odd yes, but freaking awesome and the same time.
    Their voices blend beautifully
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    The trifecta of strangeness, but it works.



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    Professional musicians should be able to sound awesome with just a little bit of rehearsal time. It's their job.
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    Aerosmith and Run DMC.
    I'm sure someone who isn't currently on a phone can embed it for me.

    Apparently Run DMC thought the lyrics sounded like hillbilly jibberish, and Aerosmith hated rap, so both parties had to be talked into it. They ended up quite liking and respecting each other and it had amassive impact in bringing rap and hip hop into the mainstream.
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    Trent Reznor and Tori Amos, never saw that one coming.


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    was odd at first in the 80s hearing Tom Jones on alternative radio

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    When I was working with Prince we soundchecked him and Dave Grohl playing Whole Lotta Love... I have a recording of it and it is about the best Zep cover I have EVER heard...
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    I was always impressed with Prince's ability to deliver massive guitar licks. He seems like a very talented guitarist to me.
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    Green Day.

    ...and Will Ferrell.


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    Singing with the dead.. sometimes it works

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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    I was always impressed with Prince's ability to deliver massive guitar licks. He seems like a very talented guitarist to me.
    I have worked with him on and off for over 25 years, and not only is he one of the best guitar players I have ever heard, he plays every other instrument you can put in front of him as well as or better than the actual players he has with him...
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    Daryl Hall and Chromeo

    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    I have worked with him on and off for over 25 years, and not only is he one of the best guitar players I have ever heard, he plays every other instrument you can put in front of him as well as or better than the actual players he has with him...
    Prince is arguably the most talented and influential musical artist over the last 40 years. I put him near the top for longevity, out-put, talent, and live performances. He's still putting out great music. Sure, he's had some clunkers, but when you create as much as he does you're bound to.
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    do strange but awesome covers count? jonhy cash covering nin "hurt".

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    Quote Originally Posted by aerius View Post
    Trent Reznor and Tori Amos, never saw that one coming.

    That whole album is AMAZING.
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    another 80s rapper ~ rocker combo

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    I am afraid that this one trumps 'em all...

    Leningrad Cowboys Red Army Choir SWEET HOME ALABAMA - YouTube

    The Leningrad Cowboys are just awesome... I have some stories about them too... they own a brewery in Helsinki, and Leningrad Cowboy beer is like a hammer blow to the head.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    I am afraid that this one trumps 'em all...

    Leningrad Cowboys Red Army Choir SWEET HOME ALABAMA - YouTube
    Wow, that is something special. And leaves me with so many unanswered questions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    When I was working with Prince we soundchecked him and Dave Grohl playing Whole Lotta Love... I have a recording of it and it is about the best Zep cover I have EVER heard...


    Dude you HAVE GOT TO POST THIS!!! PUHLEEEZE!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty $anchez View Post
    Dude you HAVE GOT TO POST THIS!!! PUHLEEEZE!!!
    My career might be over if I do!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haint View Post
    Green Day. ...and Will Ferrell.
    Will Ferrell knocked it out of the park doing Freebird on Conan O'Brien's show.
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