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Hammers Of Misfortune Posts Cover of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Freebird" Online

San Francisco progressive metal band Hammers Of Misfortune has posted a cover of Lynyrd Skynyrd's famous "Freebird" on their MySpace page. The song can also be downloaded here.
The version was produced and arranged by John C., for Guy Overfelt's Trans Am project. Recorded by Justin Weis at Trakworx, Jan. 2010.

The lineup for the recording was as follows:

Aesop Dekker - drums
John Cobbett - guitar, bass
Sigrid Sheie - piano, organ, flute
Jesse Quattro - vocals
Jackie Gratz - cello
Catherine Gratz - oboe

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Cynic's avatar

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1. Cynic writes:

Anyone get the feeling this is just a good way to counter the "Freebird!!" calls?

Haha, great version anyway. John Cobbett touches something - turns to gold. Also Jesse Quattro did a great job on the last album, can't wait to hear more.

# Feb 4, 2010 @ 2:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. zMETALlica writes:

haha yeah i hear ya. i was thinking of even putting that in the article: in response to many fans asking for this song at shows...

i like the arrangement, but thought it could have been a bit 'heavier.'

# Feb 4, 2010 @ 10:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Blindgreed1 writes:

LMAO!!! So it's like that everywhere then? Too funny.

# Feb 4, 2010 @ 11:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. RTB writes:

Their are certain songs in music history that are so great and perfect, that they should never be covered by any other bands....this is one of them....*clicks shotgun shoots HOM cover*

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