GOM 2014-2015

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GOM 2014-2015

Postby Niveous » Fri Oct 24, 2014 6:45 am

It's that time of year again. GOM!

Can you believe we've been doing Gift of Music since Holiday Season 2003? People seem to dig it, so let's do another one.

For those new to the concept:

1. Post in this thread that you'd like to take part.
2. Post a list 4 songs (not your own songs or SF songs) that you would like to hear someone cover. (Links to the songs are very helpful)
3. On 11/29/14, I collect all the entrant's names and put them in a hat.
4. You are given the name of one of the other entrants.
5. Find their list and pick a song and cover it. Keep it hush hush, this is a Secret Santa.
6. Send the cover to "iamniveous" at Gmail. Deadline is 1/8/15.
7. After the deadline, I will post them all the songs on my website.
8. Holiday joy ensues.

So, who's in?
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby Kevin Mellows » Fri Oct 24, 2014 12:05 pm

I'n in!!! I missed the last one and I've been waiting all year, lol.

Okay here are my picks:

"Walkin' On The Sun" - Smashmouth


"In My Life" - The Beatles


"Stuck In The Middle With You" - Stealers Wheel


"Shake It Out" - Florence + The Machine


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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby SchlimminyCricket » Fri Oct 24, 2014 5:32 pm

Is it that time again already?

Friends - Dragon Sound

Oops!... I Did It Again - Britney Spears

Genie In A Bottle - Christina Aguilera

And one legitimately good song.
Novocain - Jeremy Messersmith
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby j$ » Sat Oct 25, 2014 7:49 am

Yeah, count me in. Songs:







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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby noma » Sun Oct 26, 2014 4:14 am

I'm in.

These are my songs:

The Thermals - Back to Gray



They Might Be Giants - Nightgown of the Sullen Moon



Green Day - Dry Ice



...and now for something completely different:

Throbbing Gristle - What a Day



Have fun!
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby inevitableguy » Sun Oct 26, 2014 6:43 pm

The Thermals! Excellent choice.

I'm in as well. I need to think about my choices for a bit...
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby HeuristicsInc » Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:07 am

yeah, definitely ! i came here today to see if you'd announced this yet. i only have two picks picked so far.
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby glennny » Fri Nov 07, 2014 12:43 am

I'm in!

1- Elvis Costello & the Attractions_ Chelsea (I Don't Want to Go)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61Tp4pOwvFs

2-UFO_ Love to Love
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvddLotvgLA

3- ELO_ Telephone Line
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INOFpALMOAY

4- King Crimson _ 21st Century Schizoid Man
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby BoffoYux » Mon Nov 10, 2014 9:09 pm

BYD is most likely in. I have to hit Al up for his music picks to confirm.
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby BoffoYux » Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:29 am

Code: Select all

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It's come to my attention that the benefit portion of Gift of Music this year needs a bit of a boost - so I've created a Pitch In box if you are so inclined to toss some change into the kitty towards the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Past 'winners' of GOM had the funds donated to JDRF in their name.

No obligation, but if you want to help out, here's an easy way to help via a PayPal account.

I'm not sure if the embed code actually worked, (Edit - doesn't look like it did) so here's a link to the widget on the 'Today's the Day' cover site. Paco Del Stinko did his version of the song for last year's GOM.
http://todaysthedaycovers.blogspot.com/2014/11/gift-of-music-2014-15-over-at-songfight.html
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby Treachjuris » Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:19 pm

Flow Coma, AFX


Skin, Oingo Boingo


Celestial Voices, Pink Floyd


Choking You, Prefuse 73
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby hzink » Tue Nov 11, 2014 1:40 pm

I shall participate. (Hi)

Queen - "Don't Stop Me Now"

The B52's - "Love Shack"

Regina Spektor - "Dance Anthem of the 80's"

Aerosmith - "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing"

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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby BoffoYux » Tue Nov 11, 2014 11:56 pm

Yay! The Zinkster is here!

Nice to have you on the dark side.
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby BoffoYux » Thu Nov 13, 2014 10:27 pm

BYD's picks for the 2014-15 GOM

Nights on Broadway" by the Bee Gees

[youtube]watch?v=F2SDf42guB4[/youtube]

"Jugband Blues" by The Pink Floyd.
[youtube]watch?v=5tjFhHx_q9o[/youtube]

Today's the Day by Inverse T Clown
http://drlindyke.bandcamp.com/album/todays-the-day

Not a Good Guy by Jerry Skids
https://spintown.bandcamp.com/track/not-a-good-guy
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby fluffy » Fri Nov 14, 2014 1:07 am

fine why not







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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby Albatross » Fri Nov 14, 2014 3:46 pm

I'll be in, natch. With Caravan Ray bowing out last year, I think I probably have the longest active GoM streak (currently 10).

Songs to follow. Hopefully I'll remember before the entry deadline.
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby Niveous » Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:24 pm

Albatross wrote:I think I probably have the longest active GoM streak (currently 10).


Other than the guy who runs it.
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby Treachjuris » Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:28 pm

Window Licker and Katamari Damacy? Awesome.
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby jimtyrrell » Mon Nov 17, 2014 5:19 am

Oh my. I was on the fence about this, but there's at least one song I'd like to cover on EVERYBODY'S list so far. So yeah, I'm in. :)

Song choices soon.
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:33 am

Of course I'm in! I love the GOM. Song choices soon.
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby RangerDenni » Tue Nov 18, 2014 3:15 pm

good to see Zink! welcome to SongFight! :) :) xx
I'm in then :) picks soonishly.
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Re: GOM 2014-2015

Postby jlampson » Fri Nov 21, 2014 10:09 am

Hello darknesses!

It's been a while since I've been in a fight but I am here and ready to...rumble?

I look forward to hearing all your gifts and giving one of my own! Here are my four requests:

Maybe It's Just Me by Butch Walker


Briefly by Better Than Ezra


Maps by Maroon 5


Stuck on You by Lionel Richie

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