Jul 222010

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“Freebird!” you shout as the intro begins. The classic slide guitar riff gets you swaying, ready to raise your voice (and lighter) for the singalong. Then it begins: “I see a bad moon rising.”

Wait, what? Turns out that intro was a trick, a red herring. Lynyrd Skynyrd be damned; this right here is some old-school Creedence Clearwater Revival. L.A. duo Sean and Juliette Beaven, who record as 8mm, transform the swamp-rock into a soaring country duet. Alternative Press called them a “Top Band You Need to Know” and we call this a “Top Cover You Need to Know.”

Download: 8mm – Bad Moon Rising (Creedence Clearwater Revival cover)
[audio: SOTD0710/BadMoonRising.mp3|titles=Bad Moon Rising|artists=8mm]

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  1. On my page, in regards to the 8mm picture, is the Led Zeppelin cover. Around the time this album was released I had a dream about the man picking up sticks in a ravished war zone. When my dad said I could pick out an album it was this very same cover, out of all the album covers you could of picked, this is of great significance to me, dreams. Always knew we were friends. love forever

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