April 21, 2015

Watch Guns ‘N Roses Performed New Orleans Style

As someone who loves 1.) Guns ‘N Roses, and 2.) New Orleans style music, this makes me so incredibly happy.  Watch it.  It’s Postmodern Jukebox with Miche Braden covering “Sweet Child ‘O Mine”.

It’s already on iTunes.  It shows just how good the band’s songwriting skills were that it translates so well.

This type of music just does it for me intellectually – it sets my brain on fire as I get thrown back to music school and can’t help but analyze each instrument’s part independently in real-time.  I’ve probably already posted this in the past, but things like Dr. Michael White playing Jambalaya are like mental fireworks.

I do some of my best thinking to this music as I’m walking around outside.  Those of you who were music majors know exactly what I’m talking about – you begin to see music in your head like this, ripping it apart.

  • innerscorecard

    I’ve heard that uploading covers of well-known songs to iTunes can be a good passive income stream. Makes sense to me. Sometimes you love a song and are dying to hear new takes on it.


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    • Alexis C

      I’d think you’d need the rights to the song to sell your cover version.
      Update: googling tells me that there are a lot of legal steps to go through but nothing that involves an initial outlay of cash.

      • innerscorecard

        I think it could be a good way to get views on a Youtube video, too.

    • http://www.joshuakennon.com/ Joshua Kennon

      That was nice to read; I’m glad you find it useful. Welcome to the site =)

  • Adrian B.

    Joshua, have you checked out the HBO show, “Treme”? The music of New Orleans was a prominent feature of the show and its various story lines.