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raysachs 04-15-2019 09:12 AM

Songs like this and several other Nirvana songs were generally recorded and performed over such a hard rocked out background that I think a lot of people didn't realize how incredible a lot of Cobain's melodies were. A rendition like this shows that perfectly. Even when he performed them acoustically, his vocals had such a hard edge to them that I think the melodies still got lost for a lot of folks, but just doing a finger style arrangement is great for these tunes. He really was a pretty amazing songwriter in his short life - too bad his demons couldn't have let up and let him explore his gift for a lot longer...

-Ray

rokdog49 04-15-2019 09:38 AM

That was pretty cool.
You made a song I'm not that fond of much better.:)

MrEd 04-15-2019 09:46 AM

Very well crafted Jimmy. I really enjoyed it.

Mike

Pura Vida 04-15-2019 11:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by raysachs (Post 6037008)
Songs like this and several other Nirvana songs were generally recorded and performed over such a hard rocked out background that I think a lot of people didn't realize how incredible a lot of Cobain's melodies were. A rendition like this shows that perfectly. Even when he performed them acoustically, his vocals had such a hard edge to them that I think the melodies still got lost for a lot of folks, but just doing a finger style arrangement is great for these tunes. He really was a pretty amazing songwriter in his short life - too bad his demons couldn't have let up and let him explore his gift for a lot longer...

-Ray

Couldn't have said it any better than this.

guitarquango, nice cover of this iconic song.

Glennwillow 04-15-2019 12:43 PM

Cool job on this Jimmy!

Nirvana came from Aberdeen and environs where I live. Kind of cool to hear your arrangement coming from across the Atlantic Ocean from a group of kids I saw and heard around here, I am thinking, about 30 years ago.

This is well done Jimmy! Very nice listen for me!

- Glenn

raysachs 04-15-2019 01:05 PM

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moore-fiend 04-15-2019 04:33 PM

That was awesome!!

MF

The Kid! 04-16-2019 01:18 AM

I love it!

guitarquango 04-17-2019 05:45 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sportycliff (Post 6036895)
Really dig it!
Great job!

Thanks a lot man!!

Greetings, Jimmy

guitarquango 04-17-2019 05:46 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jmat (Post 6036977)
nice Job Jimmy! Publish the arrangement!

Thank you so much! I'll think about it... ;-)

Greetz, Jimmy

guitarquango 04-17-2019 05:49 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by raysachs (Post 6037008)
Songs like this and several other Nirvana songs were generally recorded and performed over such a hard rocked out background that I think a lot of people didn't realize how incredible a lot of Cobain's melodies were. A rendition like this shows that perfectly. Even when he performed them acoustically, his vocals had such a hard edge to them that I think the melodies still got lost for a lot of folks, but just doing a finger style arrangement is great for these tunes. He really was a pretty amazing songwriter in his short life - too bad his demons couldn't have let up and let him explore his gift for a lot longer...

-Ray

Thank you so much for your kind words Ray!!

I LOVE this song and for me Cobain was one of the best songwriters of his generation.

Greetings & all the best from Hamburg,

Jimmy

guitarquango 04-17-2019 05:50 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rokdog49 (Post 6037047)
That was pretty cool.
You made a song I'm not that fond of much better.:)

Thank you so much my friend.

Greetings, Jimmy

guitarquango 04-17-2019 05:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MrEd (Post 6037053)
Very well crafted Jimmy. I really enjoyed it.

Mike

Thank you very much Mike!

Greetz & all the best, Jimmy :-)

guitarquango 04-17-2019 05:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pura Vida (Post 6037154)
Couldn't have said it any better than this.

guitarquango, nice cover of this iconic song.

Thanks man!

Greetz, Jimmy :-)

guitarquango 04-17-2019 05:54 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Glennwillow (Post 6037188)
Cool job on this Jimmy!

Nirvana came from Aberdeen and environs where I live. Kind of cool to hear your arrangement coming from across the Atlantic Ocean from a group of kids I saw and heard around here, I am thinking, about 30 years ago.

This is well done Jimmy! Very nice listen for me!

- Glenn

Thanks my friend! Glad that you like it Glenn.

Greetings, Jimmy


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