For the Sake of the Song: Townes Van Zandt Covers Contest

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  1. vinylmeplease

    vinylmeplease Administrator Staff Member

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    Sup yall,

    To celebrate our October Essentials ROTM, we're asking our community to submit their own covers of any Townes Van Zandt song for a chance to win big with Vinyl Me, Please. We'll also be posting some of our favorites along the way and shouting you out from VMP socials. Help us commemorate the 50th anniversary of For the Sake of the Song by sharing the songs that mean so much to so many of us. Details below:

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    Be sure to submit to contests@vinylmeplease.com by 10/19 to be considered! Tell your friends.
     
  2. MGD

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    U.S. only (n)(n)(n)
     
  3. BjorgenFjorgen

    BjorgenFjorgen Well-Known Member

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    My buddy and I do "Lungs" pretty well but U.S. only is no bueno.
     
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    That is disappointing, but I'll take free International shipping over the outside chance a video of me strum strum strumming and vocally murdering a Townes song wins any credit.
     
  5. Darin Star Boogie

    Darin Star Boogie Well-Known Member

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    Hmmmmm, should I?



    ...I really need to get back to guitar slinging.
    Vinyl is definitely an overbearing addiction sometimes.
     
  6. MattHasIdeas

    MattHasIdeas Well-Known Member

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    Alright. Gonna be on vacation until Wednesday. Then, it looks like I'll be recording myself a video :-D
     
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  7. mcherry

    mcherry Spam Slayer ☠️ & Moderator Extraordinaire

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    $300 store credit?! Tempting.
     
  8. Darin Star Boogie

    Darin Star Boogie Well-Known Member

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    Oh shit, missed that part.
    I’m in.
     
  9. BjorgenFjorgen

    BjorgenFjorgen Well-Known Member

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    (As much as I don't like the US-only aspect, this is a really cool idea, VMP.)
     
  10. vinylmeplease

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    We'll be adding entries along the way to this YouTube playlist, if you want to check out some of the submissions so far!
     
  11. Enoch

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    wouldn't that decrease my* chances though ;)


    *I have no musical talent at all besides putting something on to play
     
  12. Kris

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    VMP moms covering “Tecumseh Valley” in four-part harmony?
     
  13. mcherry

    mcherry Spam Slayer ☠️ & Moderator Extraordinaire

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    I will be the silent voice, lol. You @GritNGlitter @nolady and @teee can do the harmonies.
     
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    teee Well-Known Member

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    Oh goodness. Is the objective to butcher a song? Because that's the only singing competition I could win

    This does seem like something @Vebberim should do. Didn't he do a wilco cover for a vmp contest?
     
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    FYI I'm an alto.
     
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    So far AJ the Mack has the best:
    1) TVZ song
    2) accompaniment
    3) hair
    4) voice
    5) big mysterious stick
     
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  18. Darin Star Boogie

    Darin Star Boogie Well-Known Member

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    I like his energy.
    He was great.

    And, how am I supposed to compete with a quartet?
     
  19. GritNGlitter

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    Hmm, same...
     
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    Jan Well-Known Member

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    so far contributions look a little like a cjschaefer look-a like contest. ( well, the old cjschaefer, before he switched to that Piscatella look)
     

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