All Along The Watchtower

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  1. intrinsical

    intrinsical Commodore Commodore

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    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP13-QemOuQ[/yt]
    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMNDq7Bz8ug[/yt]
    Pretty amazing acapella covers of BSG's All Along The Watchtower.
     
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  2. st.barthgirl

    st.barthgirl Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    he he.... yeah, they're good... thank you for posting.

    i don't know how many fans realize that this was a bob dylan song well before bear mcreary decided to co-opt it for BSG?

    the Lyrics can be dissected with eerie interpretations... it's a Song for All Time, IMHO.
     
  3. Sindatur

    Sindatur Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I was completely in the dark at first. all the way back in the late 70s/early 80s when I first heard it, I thought it was Jimi Hendrix's original song, I was extremely surprised to here Bob Dylan's version
     
  4. tomalak301

    tomalak301 Admiral Premium Member

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    Wow. Listening to the Sac State group and that is really really well done.
     
  5. Enterprise is Great

    Enterprise is Great Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    For some reason the Hendrix version got to be better known than Dylan's original. I'm not sure why that happened. Maybe because Hendrix did it better.
     
  6. Guy Gardener

    Guy Gardener Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    One is a musician and the other is a poet.

    Completely different audiences.
     
  7. Roshi

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    FTFY
     
  8. Ancient Mariner

    Ancient Mariner Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I love the human voice ... but I cannot stand a cappella (go figure). Such dreadful, nails-on-chalkboard noise.

    Gah! :scream:
     
  9. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    I think I had the same idea. Jimi's version was huge, and it was of course, Jimi.

    Dave Mason, who played the 12 string guitar on Jimi's version, did the song himself.

    Bob Dylan might be the most covered artist of all time. Probably quite a few songs people thought were someone else's just due to the popularity of the cover.
     
  10. Deckerd

    Deckerd Fleet Arse Premium Member

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    Depends on your age. The first time one of them said 'there must be some way out of here' my OH said 'that's a Bob Dylan song they're ripping off'.
     
  11. Silvercrest

    Silvercrest Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    You mean Alan Moore didn't write it for Watchmen?











    ;)
     
  12. Ancient Mariner

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    You mean Zack Snyder didn't write Watchmen? ;)
     

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