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Re: When life hands you lemons...

Posted by Tedster on October 05, 2000 at 07:29:31 PM:

In Reply to: I can't sing posted by John Lemon on October 05, 2000 at 04:22:03 AM:

Arguably neither can Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Johnny Rotten, or a lot of others.

A look at U2 (and most of us dig Bono's vocals) revealed that in their early years Bono couldn't sing cover tunes, so that prompted them to write stuff he COULD sing...the rest is history. Other bands have had trouble with covers.

Sing stuff that's in your range. Put your own stamp on it. If there's a certain song you've gotta do, but have no hope of hitting the vocals, rearrange it and do it your way, like Marilyn Manson (not an endorsement) did with The Eurythmics "Sweet Dreams"...

Other than that, do originals you can sing...

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