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May 28, 2004 1:27 PM   Subscribe

It's Rodeohead, (MP3 download), the radiohead country and western medley. Please note there is absolutely no reason to post this apart from it's Friday, it's a bank holiday weekend and it made me laugh. If you're looking for in-depth then move along, nothing to see here...
posted by ciderwoman (26 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

 
I am totally loving this. I want more! Thanks!
posted by gramcracker at 1:32 PM on May 28, 2004


Please note there is absolutely no reason to post this apart from it's Friday, .
The fact it's a popular link today, currently #30 out of the top 40 being viewed.
posted by thomcatspike at 1:36 PM on May 28, 2004


Y'all haven't lived until you've heard The Goards' twangy take on Snoop Dogg's "Gin & Juice."

so much drama in the lbc, it's kinda hard bein' snoop dee oh double gee..."
posted by keswick at 1:41 PM on May 28, 2004


heh, I meant The Gourds Duh.
posted by keswick at 1:42 PM on May 28, 2004


Frighteningly enough, I find Rodeohead compelling, or at least compelling enough to Google them. Here's a little background http://www.chrishardwick.com/downloadables.html . Plus I like the phrase "what better way to honor them than by running their music through the beer-swilling, ass-kicking hick-filter of my homeland, the American South."
posted by Keith Talent at 1:52 PM on May 28, 2004


That was soooo cool. thanks.
posted by elwoodwiles at 1:59 PM on May 28, 2004


This is tremendous. How very well done; how spot on; how cleanly executed: this is not just some half-assed joke.

Does anyone have access to that bluegrass version of The Wall I heard about a while back?
posted by cortex at 2:01 PM on May 28, 2004


cortex - all i know is that the band name is called luther wright and the wrongs. they also did a version of comfortably numb that was just as good.
posted by oog at 2:06 PM on May 28, 2004


I'm mirroring this.
posted by waxpancake at 2:14 PM on May 28, 2004


cortex, oog: They sent out the Wrongs as a surrogate band, we're gonna find out where you fans really stand.
posted by arto at 2:15 PM on May 28, 2004


Be sure to also check out their Tron rock opera. It starts with a song about the digitized orange. Awesome doesn't begin to describe this.
posted by condour75 at 2:29 PM on May 28, 2004


this is great
posted by daHIFI at 2:29 PM on May 28, 2004


Actually, kind of interesting. The Tron rock opera also features the guy from Home Movies, Brendon Small. Which makes sense, if you've ever seen their franz kafka rock opera.
posted by condour75 at 2:31 PM on May 28, 2004


dammit, they beat me and my friend to it. only we were going to call our project Okie Computer....
posted by cathodeheart at 2:48 PM on May 28, 2004


Thanks for that! Have you heard the marching band cover of Paranoid Android? Pretty cool too!
posted by pangmaster at 2:56 PM on May 28, 2004


Does anyone have access to that bluegrass version of The Wall I heard about a while back?

cortex - all i know is that the band name is called luther wright and the wrongs.


The Austin Lounge Lizards did a terrific bluegrass version of "Brain Damage/Eclipse" as well.

In the oppsite covers direction, Jason & The Scorchers' cowpunked versions of "Take Me Home, Country Roads," "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town," and "Absolutely Sweet Marie."
posted by jonmc at 4:49 PM on May 28, 2004


Brilliant. thanks for that link
posted by Outlawyr at 5:03 PM on May 28, 2004


Damn that was good. Particularly the well-timed bullwhip.
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 5:42 PM on May 28, 2004


Ciderwoman, you're making appologies for posting this!?

I loved the tooth-whistling Karma Police part. :)
posted by Blue Stone at 8:47 PM on May 28, 2004


The Darkness cover of Street Spirit
posted by X-00 at 10:57 PM on May 28, 2004


shit pommes frites this is good
posted by mr.marx at 11:30 PM on May 28, 2004


To date I've heard bluegrass, quartet, jazz, classical piano, and marching band rhythm section versions of Paranoid Android. Still waiting for the nose harp version ;)
posted by abcde at 12:04 AM on May 29, 2004


Local band The Devil's Workshop Big Band do a mean cover of Radiohead's Morning Bell. (mp3 links to that song and others from the same album)
posted by emelenjr at 12:08 AM on May 29, 2004


It's brilliant-- drop dead hilarious if you're a Radiohead fan, but still funny even if not. The guitar solo from Paranoid Android recast as a take on Duelling Banjos alone is brilliant (not to mention the "God loves his children" "Copy that, ten four" line).

There's something like 19 songs thrown into the mix here so that, weirdly enough, it's actually not a bad summary of their work (wish they'd included a few bars of Idioteque, though. That would have rocked.) And the bass line from The National Anthem on jaw harp nearly killed me.
posted by jokeefe at 11:45 AM on May 29, 2004


That's Chris Hardwick of MTV's Singled Out fame. His stand up routine is also quite funny.
posted by euphorb at 12:51 PM on May 29, 2004


MetaFilter: beer-swilling, ass-kicking hick-filter
posted by wackybrit at 3:55 PM on May 30, 2004


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