U2 covers Marvin Gaye's 'What's going on'

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Re: U2 covers Marvin Gaye's 'What's going on'
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2017, 03:44:09 AM »
Covers... Meh
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Re: U2 covers Marvin Gaye's 'What's going on'
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2017, 04:47:28 AM »
Nice. Little Things is live? Will listen to it in the afternoon
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Re: U2 covers Marvin Gaye's 'What's going on'
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2017, 04:55:08 AM »
Not live, piano version as played live during JTT, but studio recording.
And I love What's going on, even when covered by U2, nice!!!  :-*

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Re: U2 covers Marvin Gaye's 'What's going on'
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2017, 12:09:20 PM »
Bono was already part of the What's Going On cover recorded by multiple artists after 9-11.  I can only suspect that this is a political comment.  This is a song i would have guessed that they would cover so for me it isn't a very 'original' idea for a cover.

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Re: U2 covers Marvin Gaye's 'What's going on'
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2017, 03:28:39 PM »
saw them do this on Elevation, with Gwen Stefani.

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Re: U2 covers Marvin Gaye's 'What's going on'
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2017, 10:42:08 PM »
I liked it...still Marvin's is of course the best version. A really good Marvin Gaye cover of inner city blues is on Living Colour's new album Shade.
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Re: U2 covers Marvin Gaye's 'What's going on'
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2017, 10:57:01 PM »
Loved the OG version 16 years ago post 9/11


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Re: U2 covers Marvin Gaye's 'What's going on'
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2017, 11:39:56 PM »
I liked it...still Marvin's is of course the best version. A really good Marvin Gaye cover of inner city blues is on Living Colour's new album Shade.

Since you mention this terrific song, have you ever heard Mayfield Four's cover of Inner City? Really dig it myself.

Loved the OG version 16 years ago post 9/11


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Ahh, you mean one with a bunch of different artists + Bono? That one was my first exposure to the song.

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Re: U2 covers Marvin Gaye's 'What's going on'
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2017, 02:28:42 AM »
I liked it...still Marvin's is of course the best version. A really good Marvin Gaye cover of inner city blues is on Living Colour's new album Shade.

Since you mention this terrific song, have you ever heard Mayfield Four's cover of Inner City? Really dig it myself.

Loved the OG version 16 years ago post 9/11


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Ahh, you mean one with a bunch of different artists + Bono? That one was my first exposure to the song.
First concert post 9/11 in south bend it was a Setlist staple. 


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Re: U2 covers Marvin Gaye's 'What's going on'
« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2017, 04:57:49 PM »
Well, great covers by U2 are the exception... My real problem is, it's a way too well known, and well recorded song for them to just poke at, and not make it their own, not put a U2 twist on it, on the other hand, taken as a political statement, it's way too tame.
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