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Re: The earliest cover of a KISS song?

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KRR[Jelle] wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:56 pm
Hi @Roomservice...
can you make me photo or scan of this 8 track tape , so I can list the details to my website https://www.kiss-related-recordings.nl/ ... sions.html

As far as I know the oldest KISS cover song is Let Me Go Rock 'n Roll (as "WC-Papaperi-75") by Finish band DEAD END 5, which is released on their "Finnlevy" vinyl LP ‎– SFLP 9593 see : https://www.kiss-related-recordings.nl/ ... 4_hth.html
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Re: The earliest cover of a KISS song?

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mamado wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:46 pm
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Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:36 pm
Yeah, it's not great but their first LP 'Sheer Greed' is brilliant. They did the original version of 'Hollywood Tease' (Phil Lewis was in Girl). Un-PC lyrics and all...


Or click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4pWGrvt8yM
With all due respect, not my kinda thang... But, hey... To each his/her/their own!!! It's only rock 'n' roll!!! :sunny: :cheers: :flower: :thumleft:
Yeah they were a really divisive band at the time (and still are it seems!). I really like their UFO meets Sex Pistols vibe but totally get why folks don't dig it.

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Re: The earliest cover of a KISS song?

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RoomService wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:49 pm
KRR[Jelle] wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:56 pm
Hi @Roomservice...
can you make me photo or scan of this 8 track tape , so I can list the details to my website https://www.kiss-related-recordings.nl/ ... sions.html

As far as I know the oldest KISS cover song is Let Me Go Rock 'n Roll (as "WC-Papaperi-75") by Finish band DEAD END 5, which is released on their "Finnlevy" vinyl LP ‎– SFLP 9593 see : https://www.kiss-related-recordings.nl/ ... 4_hth.html
Here you go. If these images are too huge to be posted, go ahead and grab them so I can remove them.

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That's fascinating that they've mentioned the original artists on there. Never seen that on one of these type albums before, usually just the titles and the name of the cover band.

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BC Witch wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:53 pm
That's fascinating that they've mentioned the original artists on there. Never seen that on one of these type albums before, usually just the titles and the name of the cover band.
So this is happening... haha

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RoomService wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:10 pm
BC Witch wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:53 pm
That's fascinating that they've mentioned the original artists on there. Never seen that on one of these type albums before, usually just the titles and the name of the cover band.
So this is happening... haha

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Cool! Can't wait to hear it.

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Here's Girls' Hard Luck Woman:

Or click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PAfbT2d0SU

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Re: The earliest cover of a KISS song?

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RoomService wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:49 pm
KRR[Jelle] wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:56 pm
Hi @Roomservice...
can you make me photo or scan of this 8 track tape , so I can list the details to my website https://www.kiss-related-recordings.nl/ ... sions.html

As far as I know the oldest KISS cover song is Let Me Go Rock 'n Roll (as "WC-Papaperi-75") by Finish band DEAD END 5, which is released on their "Finnlevy" vinyl LP ‎– SFLP 9593 see : https://www.kiss-related-recordings.nl/ ... 4_hth.html
Here you go. If these images are too huge to be posted, go ahead and grab them so I can remove them.

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@Roomservice : THANKS FOR THE IMAGES

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I'm 100% Sure i listened to a cover of Paul's solo "It's allright" back in the mid 80's, it was done by some girls group, like Bananarama or something like that, but i still can't find who recorded that

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Awesome black diamond cover
Poison played come on and love me in a new York show I think in 1988.

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Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:19 pm
The Replacements covered Black Diamond in 1984. That's about as early as I know of...

EDIT: Having listened to this cover for the first time in ages, I'd say it's safe to say Paul Westerberg made Kurt Cobain sound like Paul Stanley in comparison to Nirvana's cover of Do You Love Me... :lol:


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This cover is amazing.

Paul Westerberg is a great singer and The Replacements are one of the greatest bands of all time.

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