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    Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXlzci1rKNM]YouTube - Homeless Mustard Sings Creep on O&A's XM/Sirius show[/ame]

    Wow. This guy is actually really good. Apparently they were sort of auditioning crazy homeless people to exploit for entertainment value, and they found this dude who said he could play guitar. So they found one in the studio somewhere and he lays this down.


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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    I actually enjoyed that.


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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    Interesting... The add for the collegebasketballstore.com above shows an add for UofI... Guess homeless is a keyword for Iowa.

    Anyway... The guy can play.



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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    I actually enjoyed that.

    Even without bacon?


    Yeah the dude is talented. Too bad he really isnt using it more. He has that kind of raspy coffee house acoustic musician vibe.



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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Even without bacon?


    Yeah the dude is talented. Too bad he really isnt using it more. He has that kind of raspy coffee house acoustic musician vibe.
    And he has that trendy hipster look thing going on.

    Or maybe it's that trendy hipsters have that homeless guy look going on.

    Reminds me a little bit of Tom Waits or Ray LaMontagne...


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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    OandA rule, but I never listen to them anymore.



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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    Quote Originally Posted by jumbopackage View Post
    And he has that trendy hipster look thing going on.

    Or maybe it's that trendy hipsters have that homeless guy look going on.

    Reminds me a little bit of Tom Waits or Ray LaMontagne...
    Nailed it. Sounds just like him.



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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Nailed it. Sounds just like him.
    One of the best "fame" stories ever...

    LaMontagne was working a soulless job in a shoe factory, heard a song on the radio, decided then and there to quit, teach himself how to play guitar, and start writing songs.

    I love his voice...have all his music.



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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    One of the best "fame" stories ever...

    LaMontagne was working a soulless job in a shoe factory, heard a song on the radio, decided then and there to quit, teach himself how to play guitar, and start writing songs.

    I love his voice...have all his music.
    He has a simply amazing voice.

    He's a little bit eccentric too, which I always think makes for a better artist.


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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    That guy is not good at all - at least as compared to real artists.



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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    One of the best "fame" stories ever...

    LaMontagne was working a soulless job in a shoe factory, heard a song on the radio, decided then and there to quit, teach himself how to play guitar, and start writing songs.

    I love his voice...have all his music.
    Quote Originally Posted by jumbopackage View Post
    He has a simply amazing voice.

    He's a little bit eccentric too, which I always think makes for a better artist.
    Agreed on both counts. Ray LaMontagne may be one of my favorite artists ever. The guy is in it because he loves music... doesn't waste his money. He lives in a farmhouse in Maine, plays charity events, and donates most of his money to good causes. I love his voice. Any other artists you guys could lead me towards like him?


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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Agreed on both counts. Ray LaMontagne may be one of my favorite artists ever. The guy is in it because he loves music... doesn't waste his money. He lives in a farmhouse in Maine, plays charity events, and donates most of his money to good causes. I love his voice. Any other artists you guys could lead me towards like him?
    Can't say that he's like LaMontagne, but have you ever listened to any Josh Ritter? Very good lyricist; folky stuff and very underrated and under the radar. One of my favorite songs opens with what I consider to be the best opening line of any song ever:

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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    Quote Originally Posted by benjay View Post
    That guy is not good at all - at least as compared to real artists.
    Hey, everybody! It's THAT guy!


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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    Quote Originally Posted by benjay View Post
    That guy is not good at all - at least as compared to real artists.
    I was going to find a good "missing the point" image but couldn't, so I have to do this without visual aids, but you completely missed the point.



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    Re: Homeless dude's cover of Creep on Opie and Anthony

    Quote Originally Posted by flynnhicks03 View Post
    Hey, everybody! It's THAT guy!
    No doubt.



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