Great songs where the recognised lead singer doesn't sing the song

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Heston wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 2:13am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
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Would "Guns of Brixton" count, or am I misunderstanding the rules?
Yes, it would count. As would anything by Mick really.
Or the Gallagher kids. :shifty:

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A man you dont meet every day, thousands are sailing, young ned - pogues have a few of them.

To Near Wild Heaven I'd add Belong, two of my all time REM songs.

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21 Jun 2020, 6:02am
A man you dont meet every day, thousands are sailing, young ned - pogues have a few of them.

To Near Wild Heaven I'd add Belong, two of my all time REM songs.
Young Ned of the Hill is fantastic.
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Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:02am
, thousands are sailing,
I'm pretty sure Shane sings this on the album.

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Olaf wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:05am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:02am
, thousands are sailing,
I'm pretty sure Shane sings this on the album.
Ah, ok. Not sure where phil version comes from but that's my default one for the song. It's a goodun regardless, pogues had as many good songwriters as they had singers.

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Olaf wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:05am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:02am
, thousands are sailing,
I'm pretty sure Shane sings this on the album.
Phil used to do it live. He really should have sang it on the album.
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Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:25am
Olaf wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:05am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:02am
, thousands are sailing,
I'm pretty sure Shane sings this on the album.
Ah, ok. Not sure where phil version comes from but that's my default one for the song. It's a goodun regardless, pogues had as many good songwriters as they had singers.
There's a Pogues documentary where he sings it with an acoustic in a record shop and it's brilliant. Much better than the album version.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:25am


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He technically had the best voice in KISS. Just couldn't lay off the booze.
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Heston wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:27am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:25am
Olaf wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:05am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 6:02am
, thousands are sailing,
I'm pretty sure Shane sings this on the album.
Ah, ok. Not sure where phil version comes from but that's my default one for the song. It's a goodun regardless, pogues had as many good songwriters as they had singers.
There's a Pogues documentary where he sings it with an acoustic in a record shop and it's brilliant. Much better than the album version.
I have a studio version he did on my music player somewhere, least i always thought it was studio anyway. Could be wrong though. I'm sure shane did a great job but i was a big fan of Phil from his earlier punk days and love his voice and lyrics. Great addition to the pogues but should have been bigger with his own band imo.

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