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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-27-2008, 05:05 AM Thread Starter
 
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Lightbulb Just in time for Christmas (!)

Guys,
One of the things I enjoy most about the festive season is the excuse to dust off my copies of "Merry Axemas" volumes 1 and 2. (my wife's favourite is "The First Noel" by Eric Johnson whereas I prefer "Sleigh Ride" by Stu Hamm).
I doubt there'll be a volume 3 anytime soon so I thought how about Jemsite members doing their own!
To be in keeping with the original, I guess the rules would be:
1. Must be a popular song associated with Christmas.
2. Instrumentals only.
3. Guitar (or Bass) must be the main instrument.
4. No other rules.
I thought I'd mention it now, then maybe we'll get a few contributions by Christmas 2008! (I've been thinking of doing something similar myself for a couple of years, maybe I will now!)
If the tracks were decent quality MP3 (192kbits/s) I'd be happy to host them on my server and put up a web page for them, just PM me and I'll give you my real email to send them to.
Somebody could contribute artwork for a cover if they liked.
I thought of the title "A Jemmy Christmas" but perhaps we could pick a better one!
Oh and it doesn't matter if people do several versions of the same song (or even a song already done on Merry Axemas), that's what choice is all about!
How 'bout it?
Jim

Last edited by Vim Fuego; 02-27-2008 at 06:26 AM. Reason: add apostrophe to make wifes - wife's (only one wife!)
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-27-2008, 06:21 AM
 
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Re: Just in time for Christmas (!)

sounds like a good idea to me but my playing isnt up to it im afraid, just to add my fav was the john sykes one he guitard the **** out of Christmas like only he could.
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