Here's my submission (finally) for the assignment I got for the Great Raffle Request Challenge a few years back. The request: "Record a song (cover or original) on an instrument you don't really know how to play." This one's for Secretariat! [more inside]
Request: "I have long wished for a happy, loud, upbeat version of The Beatles 'Michelle.'" [more inside]
After flaking on too many challenges I was determined to get this one in under the wire, despite whatever life threw up in the meantime to distract me (quite a lot as it happens, but in a good way). [more inside]
The Song Request Raffle Challenge: "I have a very small friend named Evie. She is eight months old and would greatly appreciate a children's song with her name in it." YOUR REQUEST HAS BEEN GRANTED! [more inside]
For the request raffle, a cover of The Rolling Stones' Paint it Black in the surf rock guitar style of Dick Dale. [more inside]
I love covers that genre shift. I'm also listening to the Postal Service's album 'Give Up' a lot recently. So, a genre shifted cover - the more unlikely the better - of 'The District Sleep Alone Tonight' would be pretty awesome. I am not sure what genre this was or now is, but something has shifted. Lyrics.
Removing the human facade of a Thicke Droid 2013 for the MeFi Request Raffle. [more inside]
By request, from The Wind in the Willows.
My second Request Raffle challenge submission: a soulful song played on an out-of-tune piano! [more inside]
My Request Raffle entry! Apologies to my requestor for this poor performance of his beautiful tune. [more inside]
My assignment: "A genre-bending cover of the Mystery Science 3000 theme, any season, any genre. " [more inside]