A Virtual Guided Tour: Pledge Covers

by John Davis

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Over the course of the Lees Of Memory Pledge campaign for Unnecessary Evil, John offered fans to opportunity to commission 10 custom cover songs of their choice. These are the fruits of his labor.

Performed, Produced & Mixed by John Davis on the mighty Yamaha MT4X Multitrack Cassette Recorder at High Bias!!! A Cassette-Based Operation™, Nashville, TN, June 20-August 21, 2016.

John Davis: Drums, Electric Bass, Tambourine, Maracas, Tanpura, Piano, Organ, Synthesizer, Sampler, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, 12-String Guitar, Nylon String Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals.

"How It Ends" written by Tom Hagerman, Shawn King, Jeanie Schroder & Nick Urata. Originally performed by DeVotchKa.

"The Landmines Down On Broadway" written by Shane Elza. Originally performed by The Random Theory.

"Tokyo" written & originally performed by Grant Lindberg.

"Sell Everything I Know" written by Kevin O'Connell. Originally performed by Red Hot Radio.

"The Bachelor" written by Michale Molero. Originally performed by Penguin.

"Song About Longview" written and originally performed by Joey Stroman.

"True Love" written and originally performed by Mark Mallman.

"You Never Say Goodnight" written and originally performed by Sean Flores.

"Peep-Hole" written by Robert Pollard. Originally performed by Guided By Voices. ©1994 Needmore Songs (BMI).

"Actress" written by Michael Harrison Jr. Originally performed by Penguin.

"All Right Reserved, All Wrongs Reversed, I claim no rights to this music whatsoever, in any way, shape or form, I only offer it up for the listening pleasure of any interested parties and for their enjoyment."


released August 22, 2016



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High Bias!!! A Cassette-Based Operation ™ Nashville, Tennessee

This is the official online source for 4-track cassette productions by John Davis (Superdrag, Epic Ditch, The Lees Of Memory). No packaging, no mastering, straight out the back of the mighty Yamaha MT-4X for your enjoyment---the same one that's been in operation continuously since 1996. ... more

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