Entertainment Tributes to Dead Rock Stars

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  1. BrerJimmy

    BrerJimmy Well-Known Member

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    With the recent deaths of Lemmy and Bowie, it seems to have become increasingly en vogue for bands to honor the departed with covers. I'd like to start a thread for these covers. (IE, when Abe Vigoda dies, this is where you'll find his tributes...)

    Madonna - Rebel, Rebel



    Slash - Ace of Spades



    Smash Mouth - Under Pressure

     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

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    I love this

     
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    Yeah their awful and attention grabbing bullshit, But enjoy
     
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    There's a ton of Scott Weiland tributes on youtube. Ill just post a few.











     
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    Elton John - Space Oddity

     
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    I can't think of a worst way to pay tribute to a fallen rock star than a god awful cover by Smashmouth. I listened to 30 seconds of it and it is worse than I imagined.
     
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    Band wagoners, not real fans. Fuck em'.
     
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    YodaQuiversStern Turn and face the strange

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    Bowie's death has really brought to light (for me) that the people who created classic, mostly timeless music are all getting old, sick and dying off. I can't think of a recent popular artist that is creating music that people will give a damn about in 10 years, 25 years or 50 years. Most of them don't even lift a finger to contribute to the music that they are creating - popular songs are written by a handful of people these days. All the pop star does is stand in front of a mic and sing into autotune. These dying and dead artists are popular with kids even today - Elvis, The Beatles, Bowie. My 17 year old stepson like the music of the 50's and 60's, not the shit that's popular today. It's all very depressing to think about.
     
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    Time and death really help legacies.

    Bands like Guns N Roses, U2, Madonna, Trent Reznor, Dave Grohl, etc. will all elicit similar reactions from generations younger than us. We're blind to that though because they're too contemporary for us, right now.

    Every generation thinks the following generations suck, but life goes on and the cycle continues. It's the same line of thinking where people say Saturday Night Live isn't what it used to be, but lo-and-behold, 40 years later, it's still going strong.

    There are literally dozens of modern artists who will remembered in the same regard.
     
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    Does he have many friends?
     
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