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Posted: 20 Aug 07, 17:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm sitting as a passenger in my brother-in-law's car, when he plays this CD ‘Return To Splendor’ by an Irish artist called ‘The King’.

For those who do not know, ‘The King’ is a fairly good Elvis imitator, but, what I really liked about this album was the originality of his ideas. Gone were the standard bastardised covers of ‘Heartbreak Hotel’, or ‘Suspicious Minds’, instead, Mr. King interpreted the music of today - as If Elvis were still alive - now.

So tracks included: ‘Sympathy For The Devil’, ‘L.A. Woman’, ‘Whole Lotta Love’, ‘You Got It’, ‘Everybody's Talkin', ‘Good Vibrations’, ‘Pretty Vacant’ and ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’.

Yes - it was corny and cheesy, and totally pointless - but I guess I enjoyed this disc because it was fun.

So this got me thinking – what if Gary Mullen was to do a Freddie album in a similar vein? What contemporary tracks would you like this ‘Freddie’ to cover – ‘Feels Like Teen Spirit’, ‘Angels’ – or what would YOU suggest?



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Posted: 20 Aug 07, 17:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That would be fun. But I think Gary can't interpretate these. Cause he immitates Freddie's voice. Thats why I think he only plays songs from Live at Wembley and other songs he heard Freddie sing live.
So he can immitate every cough, fart and burp Freddie did on the album.


Thats why I don't see him as a singer but as a brilliant voiceactor


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Posted: 20 Aug 07, 18:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

omg mika is so good


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Posted: 20 Aug 07, 19:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Did anyone ever listen to Dread Zeppelin?



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Posted: 20 Aug 07, 19:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

He's still touring, infact playing Chesterfield 15th November :-
http://www.windingwheel.co.uk/content.php?TSID=16125


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Posted: 21 Aug 07, 05:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Penetration_Guru wrote:

Did anyone ever listen to Dread Zeppelin?


And dou you know Beatallica ?

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Posted: 21 Aug 07, 06:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Penetration_Guru wrote:

Did anyone ever listen to Dread Zeppelin?



yes :-]

we are showing our age if you remember them when they first hit the scene ;-]

im gonna have to dig out the album now....


isnt innuendo an italian suppository?

im gonna ride the wild wind!

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joxer replies: but in a nice way :-]

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Posted: 21 Aug 07, 07:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I thought The Kings version of Come As You Are was absolutely superb!!


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Posted: 21 Aug 07, 09:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Beatallica is great!!




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Posted: 21 Aug 07, 12:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Betallica are class, the king was funny to hear whole lotta rosie & come as you are in elvis style was hysterical

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Posted: 21 Aug 07, 12:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Gary Mullen's in my basement eating cold baked beans. :D


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