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call1800ksmyazz
03-23-2006, 11:46 PM
Hey. Im in a band and we are playing a gig next month. We are playing covers for it though. We are playing Stairway to Heaven and we are going to play another song. What else would be good to play? Theres two guitar players, a drummer, a bass player, and a singer. Theres a keyboard player we can use also if we need it.

Horatio
03-23-2006, 11:57 PM
last dance with mary jane by tom petty is always a good tune, ive been listening to that a bunch lately

but i guess it all depends on who youre playing for and what kinda music you guys play

SilentDeftone
03-23-2006, 11:58 PM
*moved*

-SD :dance:

Dutch_Apples
03-24-2006, 12:04 AM
It would help if you stated where the gig is at and what age group will be there. Why do so many bands do Stairway to heaven?

ryanzigzag
03-24-2006, 12:06 AM
Do norweigan wood by the beatles, great song.

call1800ksmyazz
03-24-2006, 12:08 AM
its for people in high school. im in high school. one of those high school bands. Stairway is just a nice song to perform and if you do it right, it could be a great song for people to recognize you doing it good.

ChimyChonga Man
03-24-2006, 12:15 AM
In Flames :D

Baba O'Riley
03-24-2006, 12:59 AM
Before anyone can make a good suggestion you need to answer some questions:

What style of music do you play?
How good are you guys?

NewWaves
03-24-2006, 01:01 AM
Don't do stairway to heaven... I've never heard a cover that was as good as the orginal....

JagStang5246
03-27-2006, 01:15 PM
MoonShield by In Flames. I wouldn't suggest Stairway though. All the covers were never any good.

Wasp
03-27-2006, 02:38 PM
MoonShield by In Flames. I wouldn't suggest Stairway though. All the covers were never any good.

Great song! Good pick ;)

Maybe do some AC/DC? Everybody loves AC/DC.

abwell
03-28-2006, 05:43 PM
The Age of Pamparius by Turbonegro.

skippertipper
03-28-2006, 11:09 PM
plush by the stone temple pilots
or if youre trying to keep the same feel,
then play the rain song by led zeppelin.

Gabuydachk
03-29-2006, 05:20 PM
to stay in classic rock, jam on a common rock song like Back in Black or Walk This Way

Jimbo999
03-30-2006, 04:19 PM
play something loud because your first song is quite gentle. Try Paradise City by Guns n' Roses.
Jimbo

smitherson
03-30-2006, 09:06 PM
Crazy Train? Smells like Teen Spirits good. Everyone has heard it and they don't even need to know the name or who its by, because in one way or another everybodys has heard it!

Naboo
04-01-2006, 06:15 PM
play spain by chick corea